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Villanova Wildcats vs South Florida Bulls Odds
The South Florida Bulls will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Villanova Wildcats at Sun Dome on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Bulls currently sports a 9-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-6 ATS. The Wildcats are 10-4 and 8-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls produce a 3-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wildcats have gone 5-5 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 74-rated Bulls and the No. 112-ranked Wildcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-71 result in favor of the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Florida's No. 241-ranked offense, averaging 64.8 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 203 at 67.6 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 42% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.
Defensively, Villanova features the nation's No. 105-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.3 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 273 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Villanova was a 98-86 winner at home against St. John's. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Ryan Arcidiacono went off for 32 points and added 1 rebound for good measure, leading Villanova to a 98-86 win over St. John's on Wednesday at Villanova Pavilion.
South Florida lost its last outing, a 55-44 result against Syracuse on January 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 9.5-point underdog. South Florida got 15 points from Victor Rudd but lost anyway, 55-44, to Syracuse on Sunday at Sun Dome.
Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Syracuse are 8-2
After playing St. John's are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Louisville are 2-8
After playing Syracuse are 2-7
After a loss are 10-0
A few Wildcats at Bulls trends to consider:
Villanova is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Villanova is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games on the road
South Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
South Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
South Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Villanova
Villanova at Syracuse, Saturday, January 12
South Florida at Louisville, Saturday, January 12