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Villanova Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes 11/13/2019 Spread, Odds and Predictions
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Villanova Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes 11/13/2019 – The Villanova Wildcats had a good start having a 1-0 record. They now head to the Value City Arena in Columbus Ohio to battle the Ohio State Buckeyes. The game will be on Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm. For viewing purposes, Fox Sports 1 has the TV rights and streaming is available at Sofa Score. Ohio State owns the advantage of this game according to Bet Basketball Games.
Villanova Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes 11/13/2019
The Villanova Wildcats blew away the Army Black Knights in their first game. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had a strong night with 24 points, 13 rebounds but had five turnovers in that game. Saddiq Bey impressed with 22 points, five rebounds and two steals while Cole Swider has 18 points and 12 of those came from three-pointers. Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels played good roles in the victory as well. It will need more than Bey and Robinson-Earl for them to take the game away from the Ohio-State Buckeyes with Swider considered being an x-factor heading to this matchup.
Players to Watch: J. Rombinson-Earl (24 PPG, 13 RPG, 1 APG, 1 BPG), S. Bey (22 PPG, 5 PPG, 1 APG, 2 SPG), 18 PPG, 6 RPG and 2 APG).
Ohio State Buckeyes
The Buckeyes defense was clicking and limited the Cincinnati Bearcats and UMass to just 56 points. Ohio State a balanced scoring attack with Kylie Young being the most reliable corer. Against the Bearcats, Kylie Young had 14 points and 13 rebounds. Kaleb Wesson helped him with eight points and eleven boards. Against the Riverhawks, Kaleb Wesson had the most impressive stat line with 13 points, 13 rebounds and five assists. Having the home court advantage will help the Buckeyes in facing Villanova. DJ Carlton has been their most consistent contributor having 11 points, four rebounds and three assists in both wins. Nonetheless, the Buckeyes depth will be the key for them in beating the Wildcats.
Players to Watch: K. Young (12 PPG, 8.5 RPG, 1 SPG, 1 BPG), DJ Carlton (11 PPG, 4 RPG, 3 APG), K. Wesson (10.5 PPG, 12 RPG, 3.5 APG, 1 BPG)
Villanova Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Villanova’s last 7 games.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Villanova Wildcats vs Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Picks
Summary: The Wildcats are seen as the underdogs in this game by Basketball Over Under Prediction but being at home won’t guarantee Ohio the win. Both teams are on a thin spread at 3. Robinson-Earl and Bey should have great games but Ohio boasts a deeper roster with any of them could erupt and take over the game. The depth should be a huge factor in this matchup but Villanova could get more from their one-two punch.
Moneyline: The safer bet here is the home team, Ohio State Buckeyes owning a -145 Moneyline. Villanova was given the +125 as the underdogs.
Spread: It is just a thin spread between the two teams at 3 with Villanova owning the +3 and Ohio State at -3.
Total: Both teams are expected to go at 132.5 with Ohio State predicted to go under while Villanova is over.
Score Prediction: 67-63, Ohio State.