Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats 03/01/2022 – The Providence Friars and the Villanova Wildcats will meet at the Finneran Pavilion for some college basketball action on Tuesday evening. The Providence Friars are prudently dominating the Big East teams and have a conference record of 14-2 and an overall record of 24-3. The Villanova Wildcats are just one spot below with a conference record of 14-4 and an overall record of 21-7. While both these teams are strong and are not ready to give up anytime soon, the NCAA basketball odds 2022 are predicting the Villanova Wildcats to win in this game.
Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats 03/01/2022
|When:||Tuesday, March 1, 6:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Finneran Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania|
|Providence Friars||+9 (-107)||135 o (-107)||+325|
|Villanova Wildcats||-9 (-107)||135 u (-107)||-500|
⏰ 6:30 PM ET
🏟️ Finneran Pavilion
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The Providence Friars are on a three-game winning streak and will hope to continue this pattern in this game. In their last game, the Friars played against Creighton and won with a final score of 72-51. The bright spot for Providence was A.J. Reeves who dunked 23 points. The lead scorer overall for the team is Nate Watson who is scoring 14.0 points in every game on average. The highest number of rebounds in the team goes to Noel Horchler who has an average of 8.6 boards per game while Jared Bynum is leading the team in assists with 4.3 helpers per game.
Players to watch: N. Watson C (GP 27, MIN 28.7, PTS 14, REB 5.6, AST 0.5, STL 0.4, BLK 0.8, TO 1.1, FG% 56.3, FT% 58.9, 3P% 0), A. Durham G (GP 26, MIN 34.9, PTS 13.3, REB 3, AST 3.4, STL 0.6, BLK 0.3, TO 2.5, FG% 33.6, FT% 85, 3P% 20.9), J. Bynum G (GP 23, MIN 27.8, PTS 12.7, REB 2.9, AST 4.3, STL 1.1, BLK 0.1, TO 2.2, FG% 44.3, FT% 73.1, 3P% 44.7).
The Villanova Wildcats have been showing their strong side in this college basketball season. However, in their last game, they lost 71-69 to the UConn Huskies. The lead scorer for the Villanova Wildcats was Colin Gilespie who scored 17 points for the team. Gilespie is also the top scorer for the Wildcats with an average of 16.6 points in every game and is also assisting 3.0 times per game. The scoring is closely followed by Justin Moore with 15.3 points. The highest number of rebounds is by Eric Dixon who has an average of 6.6 boards.
Players to watch: C. Gillespie G (GP 28, MIN 33.5, PTS 16.6, REB 3.9, AST 3, STL 1.1, BLK 0, TO 1.8, FG% 45, FT% 92.2, 3P% 42.6), J. Moore G (GP 27, MIN 34.3, PTS 15.3, REB 5.2, AST 2.3, STL 1.2, BLK 0.4, TO 1.4, FG% 40.8, FT% 76.6, 3P% 35.7), J. Samuels F (GP 28, MIN 29.4, PTS 10.2, REB 6, AST 1.5, STL 0.8, BLK 0.7, TO 1.3, FG% 45.2, FT% 73.3, 3P% 25).
Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence’s last 5 games.
Friars are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.
Providence are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against Villanova.
Providence are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games against Villanova.
Friars are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova’s last 7 games.
Villanova are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Villanova’s last 5 games against Providence.
Villanova are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Villanova are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Providence.
Providence Friars vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Picks
Summary: While Providence Friars might make give them a tough run for their money in this game, the Wildcats are favorites in this matchup. The March Madness betting websites are predicting the Villanova Wildcats to win this one due to their slightly better edge in offense.
Moneyline: +325 is the ML for the Friars and -500 is the ML for the Wildcats.
ATS: A spread of +9 (-107) is out for Providence and a spread of -9 (-107) is out for Villanova.
Totals: Look for the total to go over 135 (-107) for the Friars and the same to go under for the Wildcats.
Score Prediction: 82-79, Wildcats win.