Butler vs. Villanova Prediction
No. 7 Villanova will look to improve to 6-1 on the season when the Wildcats host 1-0 Butler at 7:00 p.m. ET. Are 13 points too much to lay in this Big East matchup or is there a better option or bettors when it comes to this conference clash?
677 Butler Bulldogs (+13) at 678 Villanova Wildcats (-13); o/u 131.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Venue: Finneran Pavilion, Villanova, PA
Butler vs. Villanova College Basketball Prediction
The home team is 5-1-1 against the spread in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the favorite is 4-1-1 against the number in the last six meetings in this series. The Wildcats have also covered in four of their last five games overall, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games as a favorite and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are just 2-7-1 against the spread in their last 10 games when facing a team with a winning percentage above .600. They’re also 5-11-1 against the number in their last 17 road games following three or more consecutive home games and are 4-9-1 at the betting window in their last 14 games versus an opponent with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: VILLANOVA WILDCATS -13