Butler vs. Villanova Breakdown
No. 1 Villanova looks to add another Big East win to its record today when it hosts Butler at 2:30PM ET on FOX. Here is a breakdown of their contest.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the top-ranked Wildcats are big favorites at home, as they are getting odds of -10.5 points against Butler. The over/under total for the game has been set at 144 points.
Villanova (23-3, 12-1 Big East) is looking to maintain its multiple-game lead in the conference with another win today. The Wildcats have won six straight entering today, covering the spread in four of their last five games. Butler (18-8, 7-7 Big East) has won and covered the spread in four of its last five entering this game, as they look to climb up the conference standings.
The history has belonged to Villanova here, as the Wildcats have won and covered in four straight against the Bulldogs, which includes two games where Villanova was a double-digit favorite. Butler has gone just 5-8-1 ATS in conference games this season and it is only 3-5 ATS as a road team. Villanova has covered in 7 of its 12 home games.