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Villanova Wildcats host La Salle Explorers in college basketball action

La Salle ExplorersVillanova Wildcats
5-4December 15, 2013, 02:30 | Villanova Pavilion9-0

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Villanova Pavilion Sunday as host Villanova looks to handle the La Salle Explorers in NCAA hoops action.

Supporters of the Explorers have watched them go 5-4 and 1-6 ATS on the year, while the Wildcats are at 9-0 and 6-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 4-3, while the Explorers have a 2-4 mark.

View La Salle Explorers vs Villanova Wildcats Odds and Stats.

The Wildcats were listed as -14-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 175-rated La Salle taking on the No. 3-rated Wildcats in this contest.

Last time out for La Salle, they were a 65-57 winner as they battled Stony Brook at home. The Explorers grabbed a 65-57 win over the Seawolves on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Jerrell Wright at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Villanova's No. 25-ranked scoring average of 83 PPG, against a Explorers defense rated No. 137 and allowing 70.33 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 43.95% to date this season, more than the Explorers shooters have managed so far (40.37% per game).

Next up:
La Salle home to Wagner, Thursday, December 19th
Villanova at Rider, Saturday, December 21st