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).

Villanova Wildcats vs Marquette Golden Eagles Matchup

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.

Statistical 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.

Betting Trends
  • Villanova is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Villanova is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Villanova's last 8 games
  • Villanova is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Marquette is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Marquette's last 5 games
  • Marquette is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home
  • Marquette is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Villanova home to Virginia, Sunday, January 29th
Marquette at Providence, Saturday, January 28th

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