The Villanova Wildcats will hit the floor running against the away Delaware Blue Hens Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Villanova Wildcats as -25-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Delaware Blue Hens will look to cover the spread vs the Villanova Wildcats on Tuesday, as the Blue Hens are 2-4-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 6-3 ATS. Delaware is 3-4 against the total, while Villanova is 3-6 versus the total betting line.
This college basketball game matches up the No. 14 (Villanova) and the No. 142 (Delaware) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.
Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Delaware is ranked No. 36 in NCAA basketball at 41.56 per game. Contrast that with Villanova's No. 193 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Villanova is the No. 25-ranked team in the country at 9.5 per game, while Delaware rates No. 183 at 6.11 per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Kory Holden chucked in a team-high 35 points for Delaware on Saturday, but they still came up short in losing 69-61 at Conte Forum.
The Wildcats got 23 points from Kris Jenkins, but it was Virginia that prevailed in a 86-75 final on Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Next Betting Matchups
Delaware at Buffalo, Tuesday, December 29th
Villanova at Pennsylvania, Monday, December 28th