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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Villanova Wildcats in Battle with Providence Friars

The Providence Friars will be trying to slam the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Dunkin Donuts Center in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Providence Friars betting line opened as 9-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Providence Friars are 14-9 so far on the season, and 13-10 ATS vs the number. The Villanova Wildcats, meanwhile, are 20-2 and 13-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Providence go 10-12-1 and the Villanova Wildcats go 8-14 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 233 (Providence) and the No. 22 (Villanova) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Providence's No. 245-rated squad against Villanova's No. 225-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Providence rates No. 126 in the country with 7.57 per game, while their foes tonight, the Villanova Wildcats rank No. 34 nationally with 9.18 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats got 15 points from Jalen Brunson as Villanova ran past Virginia 61-59 on Sunday at Wells Fargo Center.

The Friars grabbed a 79-78 win over the Golden Eagles on Saturday, behind a 18-point effort from Kyron Cartwright at Bradley Center.

Betting Trends
  • Villanova is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Villanova's last 6 games
  • Villanova is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Villanova is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Providence is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Providence is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
  • Providence is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Villanova
  • Providence is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Villanova

Next Betting Matchups

Villanova home to St. John's, Saturday, February 4th
Providence at Seton Hall, Wednesday, February 8th