OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

NCAA hoops odds preview - Providence vs. Villanova

Providence FriarsVillanova Wildcats
Feb 7, 8:00 PM | Villanova Pavilion

Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats Odds

13-11TEAM RECORD10-13

The Providence Friars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Wildcats in Villanova at Villanova Pavilion on Tuesday in college basketball action.

The Wildcats are 10-13 so far on the season, and 6-13-1 ATS vs. the number. The Friars, meanwhile, are 13-11 and 9-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Villanova go 16-4 and the Friars go 11-7 on the totals.

View Providence vs Villanova Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Villanova in this one will find them as 8-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wildcats rated this week at No. 43 and the Friars sitting at No. 120. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 74-73 result in favor of the Friars.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Villanova's No. 70-ranked offense, averaging 73.6 PPG, against a Friars defense that ranks No. 225 at 68.7 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Friars marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.

Defensively, Providence features the nation's No. 227-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.1 points per game. Villanova, meanwhile, comes in at No. 96 nationally in scoring at home.

Providence was an 87-84 loser in its last match at home against West Virginia. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Gerard Coleman was dynamite, scoring 30 points and adding 5 rebounds but West Virginia still won, 87-84, over Providence on Sunday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Villanova was a 79-70 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Villanova got 18 points from Maalik Wayns but lost anyway, 79-70, to Pittsburgh on Sunday at Petersen Events Center.

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing South Florida are 2-8
After playing West Virginia are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing South Florida are 2-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Friars at Wildcats trends to consider:
Providence is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Providence is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Villanova
Providence is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova's last 5 games at home
Villanova is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Providence
Villanova is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Providence

Next up:
Providence home to South Florida, Saturday, February 11
Villanova at South Florida, Wednesday, February 15