The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Marquette and Villanova on Tuesday, with the host Golden Eagles trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The Villanova Wildcats opened as -5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Villanova Wildcats have watched them go 19-1 and 13-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Marquette Golden Eagles are at 13-6 and 10-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Marquette Golden Eagles are 11-8, while the Villanova Wildcats have a 8-12 mark.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Marquette Golden Eagles at No. 35 and the Villanova Wildcats at No. 9 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Marquette has the nation's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 84.63 PPG. The visiting Villanova Wildcats defense ranks No. 13 allowing on average 62.05 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 49.48% so far, less than the Marquette Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.28% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Josh Hart scored 25 points leading the Wildcats to a 78-68 victory over Providence at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday.
Marquette earned a 102-94 victory over Creighton on Saturday, getting 21 points from Katin Reinhardt at CenturyLink Center.
Next Betting Matchups
Villanova home to Virginia, Sunday, January 29th
Marquette at Providence, Saturday, January 28th