Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars 1/25/2020 Picks, Odds and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars 1/25/2020 – An important Big East Conference play will take place at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island when the Villanova Wildcats take on Providence Friars. The Wildcats are holding an overall record of 15-3 and they are 5-1 in conference play. Providence, on the other hand, is holding an 11-9 overall record and are 4-3 in the Big East. The ncaa college basketball odds are all set for this entertaining match.
Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars 1/25/2020
Villanova Wildcats are holding the 9th rank in the country and they are coming off an important victory against Butler Bulldogs. The Wildcats did well to score 76 points and they restricted Butler to just 61. It was a significant victory for Villanova and their top scorer is touching 15 points per game on average. Playing against Providence might not be a major task for Villanova after defeating a strong team like Butler Bulldogs.
Players to watch: S. Bey F (18 GP 32.9 MIN 15 PTS 5.1 REB 2.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.6 BLK 1.4 TO 48.7 FG% 79.6 FT% 46.4 3P%). C. Gillespie G (18 GP 32.9 MIN 14.9 PTS 2.8 REB 4.6 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2 TO 40.7 FG% 84.7 FT% 36.6 3P%). J. Samuels F (18 GP 29.8 MIN 11.4 PTS 5.3 REB 2 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.6 TO 47 FG% 69.2 FT% 28 3P%).
Providence Friars are not a bad team as such, but they need to work on their overall record. The Friars have already lost nine overall games this season. In their last outing, Providence was unable to get past Seton Hall and they were forced to settle with a final score of 73-64. The Friars need to work on their shooting game, especially against big opponents like Villanova, Seton Hall Pirates and Creighton Bluejays.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (20 GP 32.6 MIN 14 PTS 8.3 REB 2.6 AST 1.9 STL 0.9 BLK 3.1 TO 40.3 FG% 57 FT% 26.5 3P%), D. Duke G (20 GP 31.5 MIN 12.8 PTS 4.3 REB 3.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 2.1 TO 42.2 FG% 81 FT% 46.2 3P%), N. Watson C (16 GP 18.4 MIN 9.3 PTS 4.3 REB 0.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 50.8 FG% 50.9 FT% 0 3P%).
Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Villanova’s last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence’s last 5 games.
Villanova Wildcats vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
Providence Friars might be playing this game at home, but the Wildcats are way too strong with their impressive shooting and defensive unit. The college basketball spreads are all set for Villanova to win this game.
Moneyline: Villanova has a -130 moneyline in this game. Whereas, Providence holds a moneyline of +110.
ATS: An ATS of -1 is out for Villanova and an ATS of +1 is out for Providence Friars.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 134.5 for the Wildcats and the total is all set to go under 134.5 for the Friars.
Score Prediction: 76-63, Villanova Wildcats.