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Villanova Wildcats take on Blue Demons in NCAA Basketball Betting

Villanova Wildcats

vs

DePaul Blue Demons
Saturday, January 31, 2015 2:00 PM ET
Allstate Arena

The DePaul Blue Demons will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Saturday when they play host to the Villanova Wildcats at Allstate Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Villanova Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the DePaul Blue Demons in this one found them listed as 12-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Saturday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Wildcats was expected to move the line.

Villanova Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The DePaul Blue Demons are 11-11 so far on the season, and 12-9 ATS vs the number. The Villanova Wildcats, meanwhile, are 18-2 and 12-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen DePaul go 13-7 and the Villanova Wildcats go 9-11 on betting totals.

This game puts the DePaul Blue Demons, most recently No. 155 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Villanova Wildcats, who rate No. 17 in the latest survey.

How Villanova Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons Stats Matchup

The game also pits DePaul's No. 52-ranked offense, averaging 72.41 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 47 at 60.9 PPG. The Blue Demons field goal percentage has averaged 44.34% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.7% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Wildcats and Bluejays didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Creighton was handed a 71-50 defeat on Sunday at Villanova Pavilion.

DePaul suffered a 83-72 loss against Providence on Thursday, getting 22 points from Tommy Hamilton IV in a losing effort at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Villanova Wildcats vs DePaul Blue Demons Betting Odds Trends

Villanova is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Villanova's last 6 games
Villanova is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Villanova's last 19 games on the road
DePaul is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
DePaul is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of DePaul's last 6 games
DePaul is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Villanova home to Marquette, Wednesday, February 4th
DePaul at Seton Hall, Tuesday, February 3rd

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