Big East Tournament Title Total Pick
Will Villanova play in another shootout tonight when it takes on Providence in the Big East Tournament Championship at 6:30 p.m. ET?
Saturday, March 10, 2018
TV: FOX, 6:30 p.m. ET
Who Oddsmakers Like: Villanova. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Wildcats are 13.5-point favorites to knock off the Friars, who opened as 13.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 149 after hitting the board at 144.
Who Public Bettors Like: Providence. As of this writing, 60% of betting tickets are on the Friars to cover the point spread this afternoon. Meanwhile, 73% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the over.
Who We Like: Villanova has been an over-covering machine for bettors lately. The over is 4-0 in the Wildcats' last four neutral site games, is 12-2 in their last 14 conference games, and is 20-7 in their last 27 games overall. The over has also cashed in 20 of Nova's last 28 games coming off a win.
BIG EAST TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIP PREDICTION: PROVIDENCE/VILLANOVA OVER 149