Marquette vs. Villanova Prediction

Marquette vs. Villanova College Basketball Predictions Against Spread 1/6/18

Will the Villanova Wildcats roll tonight when they host the Marquette Golden Eagles as a sizable favorite at 8:00 p.m. ET?

ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Villanova. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are 16-point home favorites versus the Golden Eagles, who opened as 14.5-point road underdogs before the line climbed to 16. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 160.5 but has climbed to 161.5.

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PUBLIC BETTORS LIKE: Marquette. As of Saturday morning, 58% of betting tickets are on the Golden Eagles while 73% of the money is also on Marquette to cover the spread.

INJURY REPORT: Haanif Cheatham (personal) is out for the year for Marquette while Jermaine Samuels (hand) and Collin Gillespie (wrist) are out for Duke. Tim Delaney (illness), meanwhile, is probable to play tonight.

WHO WE LIKE: Villanova. The Golden Eagles have failed to cover the spread in eight of the last 10 meetings between these two teams and are 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games versus Nova. The favorite is also 9-2 at the betting window in the last 11 meetings.

On the other side, the Wildcats are 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games following an ATS loss, are 8-2 against the number in their last 10 games overall, and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games versus Big East opponents. They're also 8-1 against the spread in their last nine games versus a  team with a winning record.

 

SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: VILLANOVA WILDCATS -16

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