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Villanova Wildcats vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Line and Trends Report

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on John Paul Jones Arena Saturday as the Virginia Cavaliers look to beat the odds vs the Villanova Wildcats in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Villanova Wildcats in this one, their betting line was listed as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Villanova Wildcats vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Cavaliers sit at 8-1 (4-3 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Villanova Wildcats are currently 8-1 (6-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Virginia is 4-3 OU, and Villanova is 2-6 OU.

The Cavaliers - Wildcats odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Virginia is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Villanova is at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Virginia's No. 112 nationally ranked offense (76.33 points per game) against a Villanova Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 7 at 57.56 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers have been averaging 50.97% from the field, more than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (44.83% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Villanova cruised to victory on Sunday, running La Salle out of the gym and running up a 76-47 score at Villanova Pavilion.

Virginia got 20 points and 20 rebounds from Anthony Gill en route to a 70-54 victory over West Virginia on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Betting Trends
  • Villanova is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Villanova is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Villanova's last 7 games
  • Villanova is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Villanova home to Delaware, Tuesday, December 22nd
Virginia at California, Tuesday, December 22nd