Villanova vs. Butler Prediction & Odds
Big East rivals clash on FS1 on Friday night when Villanova takes on Butler at 7:00 p.m. ET. While the favorite and the home team have equally been solid ATS plays in previous meetings between these two teams, are the Bulldogs a trustworthy option?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
877 Villanova Wildcats (+0.5) at 878 Butler Bulldogs (-0.5); o/u 134.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Friday, January 13, 2023
Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Villanova vs. Butler Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 57% of public bettors are currently backing Villanova when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Villanova Wildcats DFS Spin
Jordan Longino suffered a left hamstring strain during Wednesday's showdown with Georgetown, Jeff Neiburg of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. With the left hamstring injury, Longino is set to miss the next two weeks and will be re-evaluated thereafter. The 6-foot-5 sophomore has appeared in 15 games this season, logging 6.7 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists on 24.3 minutes per game.
Butler Bulldogs DFS Spin
Ali Ali logged 10 points (4-8 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, four assists and two steals in 34 minutes during Tuesday's 77-61 loss to St. John's. Ali averaged 7.6 points across seven games the Bulldogs played in between Dec. 16 and Jan. 11. If he continues being part of their starting lineup, Jalen Thomas is expected to be a backup until further notice.
Villanova vs. Butler CBB Betting Trends
Under is 5-2 in Wildcats last 7 overall
Over is 13-6 in Wildcats last 19 road games
Under is 6-1 in Bulldogs last 7 overall
Over is 8-3-2 in Bulldogs last 13 home games
Villanova vs. Butler CBB Prediction:
The favorite and the home team is 5-1-1 against the spread, respectively, in the last seven meetings between these two teams. The Bulldogs are also 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games following an ATS loss, are 3-1-1 against the number in their last five games versus a team with a losing record and are 10-4 at the betting window in their last 14 games coming off a loss. On the other side, the Wildcats are just 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games following a loss.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: BUTLER BULLDOGS -0.5