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Villanova Wildcats vs Boston University Terriers Betting Preview

Boston University TerriersVillanova Wildcats
Dec 13, 7:00 PM | Villanova Pavilion

Boston University Terriers vs Villanova Wildcats Odds


The Wildcats will be trying to slam the Boston University Terriers on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Villanova Pavilion in college betting action.

This season, the Wildcats are 5-4 overall and 1-7 ATS ATS, while the Terriers are 4-6 and 4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Villanova boasts a 5-3 on the OU, and Boston University is 2-2.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 34-ranked Wildcats and the No. 283-rated Terriers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-65 win for the Wildcats on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Villanova's No. 47-rated squad against Boston University's No. 180-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Villanova rates No. 102 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 164 nationally with 6.3 per match.

Defensively, Boston University features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Villanova, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.

Boston University lost its last outing, a 76-52 result against Harvard on December 10. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. Boston University was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Harvard and falling by a 76-52 score at Case Gymnasium.

Last time out for Villanova, they were a 78-67 loser as they battled Temple on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. Villanova got 23 points from Maalik Wayns but lost anyway, 78-67, to Temple on Saturday at Liacouras Center.

Villanova Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 5-5
After playing Temple are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Terriers at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Villanova's last 5 games
Villanova is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Villanova is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Villanova is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Boston University home to Bucknell, Thursday, December 22
Villanova at Saint Joseph's, Saturday, December 17