Seton Hall hits the floor at Villanova
The Villanova Wildcats will be trying to tag the Seton Hall Pirates with another loss on Friday night as those teams meet in college hoops odds action for the second time this season.
Villanova got past Seton Hall 83-67 and covered the 8.5-point spread on the road when the schools last battled on January 8. That improved Villanova to 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against Seton Hall, but they were only 4-6 ATS in that span.
The Pirates will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 11-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Wildcats are 15-5 ATS. Seton Hall is 13-8 on the totals; Villanova is 14-6.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Villanova sat as -13.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
This game matches up the No. 49 (Wildcats) and the No. 76 (Pirates) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
In their last action, Seton Hall was a 68-60 winner on the road against Xavier. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. The Pirates got 18 points from Fuquan Edwin as Seton Hall ran past Xavier 68-60 on Saturday at Cintas Center.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Pirates is ranked No. 0 in NCAA hoops at 33.82 per game. Contrast that with Villanova’s No. 0 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Villanova is the No. 5-ranked team in the country at 9.14 per game, while Seton Hall rates No. 34 at 7.86 per game.
Seton Hall home to Marquette, Tuesday, February 11th
Villanova at DePaul, Wednesday, February 12th