Mount St. Mary's vs. Nova Prediction
Is the under a good bet tonight when Mount St. Mary's takes on Villanova in the opening round of the NCAA tournament at 7:10PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Wildcats are now 27-point favorites versus the Mountaineers after opening as a 26.5-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 132.5 and has been bet down to 131.
Mount St. Mary's finished its season winning eight of its last 10 games to wrap up the year with a 20-15 record overall. The Mountaineers didn't play in many lined games this year, but they did go 4-3 at the betting window in the seven games they did play.
Villanova was outstanding down the stretch, going 9-1 over its last 10 games to finish 31-3 on the season. They were also 6-4 against the spread in their last 10 games and went 18-15 in all lined games this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 6-1 in the Mountaineers' last seven games as an underdog and has cashed in four of their last five non-conference games. The under is also 3-0-1 in the Wildcats' last four NCAA tournament games as a favorite of 13.0 or more points and is 16-5 in their last 21 games coming off a win. The under is also 18-6 in Villanova's last 24 games overall and 8-3 in the team's last 11 games following an ATS win.
MARCH MADNESS PREDICTION: MOUNT ST. MARY'S/VILLANOVA UNDER 131