Villanova in a trap game tonight?
PROVIDENCE, RI (TheSpread) – Is No. 6 Villanova facing a trap game tonight when it hits the road to face Providence in Big East action? See what the oddsmakers think.
Villanova is 21-2 on the season, 8-2 in the Big East, 4-2 on the road and 15-7 against the spread. Providence is 17-7 overall, 7-4 in the Big East, 11-2 at home and 13-7-1 against the spread. Villanova has won its last two against Providence, but the Friars are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven against the Wildcats. These two have yet to meet this season.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Villanova is the slight favorite on the road, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -4.5 points against Providence tonight. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Villanova has won its last four and eight of its last nine. The Wildcats have also covered the spread in four straight games and have hit the under in their last four games. Providence has lost two of its last three while failing to cover in two of its last three as well. The Friars are 3-1 overall and straight up in their last four at home and they have hit the over in four straight.