Villanova vs. Butler Saturday Prediction
No. 8 Villanova will look to avoid being tripped up on Sunday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse when it takes on unranked Butler at 12:00 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at 129.5, is the over a safe bet in this Big East matchup?
791 Villanova Wildcats (-11) at 792 Butler Bulldogs (+11); o/u 129.5
12:00 p.m. ET, Sunday, February 28, 2021
Venue: Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Villanova vs. Butler College Basketball Prediction
The over is 7-2 in the Wildcats’ last nine games overall, is 5-1 in their last six games coming off an ATS win and is 7-3 in their last 10 games following a straight up win. The over is also 5-2-1 in Villanova’s last eight games coming off a win of more than 20 points.
On the other side, the over is 8-1 in the Bulldogs’ last nine games versus an opponent like Villanova that has a winning record, is 13-3 in their last 16 home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of greater than .600 and is 13-4 in their last 17 home games when facing n opponent with a winning road record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: VILLANOVA/BUTLER OVER 129.5