Villanova giving Creighton 12
No. 3 Villanova may be 8-1 in the Big East, but covering in conference games hasn’t been their thing. Can they tonight when they host Creighton at 8PM ET on the CBS Sports Network?
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Villanova is favored at home tonight, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -12 points against Creighton. The over/under total for the contest has yet to be set.
Villanova (18-3, 8-1 Big East) is coming off a 68-53 win over St. Johns this weekend following an 82-76 loss to Providence last week. Now the Wildcats hope to get past Creighton (14-8, 5-4) at home. Villanova has had plenty of success getting by Creighton, winning three straight in the series, including an 85-71 win over the Bluejays on Jan. 2 on the road.
Despite the previous results, the trends aren’t strong for Villanova tonight. Creighton is actually 3-2 against the spread in the last five games in this series and in conference play, Creighton has fared much better. The Bluejays are 6-3 ATS in the Big East this season, which ranks second in the conference. Villanova is just 3-6 ATS in conference action, which ranks second worst in the Big East.