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Boston University TerriersVillanova Wildcats
Dec 13, 7:00 PM | Villanova Pavilion

Boston University Terriers vs Villanova Wildcats Odds

4-6TEAM RECORD5-4

The Wildcats will be trying to slam the Boston University Terriers on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Villanova Pavilion in college betting action.

This season, the Wildcats are 5-4 overall and 1-7 ATS ATS, while the Terriers are 4-6 and 4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Villanova boasts a 5-3 on the OU, and Boston University is 2-2.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 34-ranked Wildcats and the No. 283-rated Terriers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-65 win for the Wildcats on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Villanova's No. 47-rated squad against Boston University's No. 180-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Villanova rates No. 102 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 164 nationally with 6.3 per match.

Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Villanova, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.

Boston University lost its last outing, a 76-52 result against Harvard on December 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. Boston University was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Harvard and falling by a 76-52 score at Case Gymnasium.

Last time out for Villanova, they were a 78-67 loser as they battled Temple on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. Villanova got 23 points from Maalik Wayns but lost anyway, 78-67, to Temple on Saturday at Liacouras Center.

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 5-5
After playing Temple are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Terriers at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Villanova's last 5 games
Villanova is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Villanova is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Villanova is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Boston University home to Bucknell, Thursday, December 22
Villanova at Saint Joseph's, Saturday, December 17

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