DePaul vs. Villanova - 2/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Villanova Wildcats (20-3) at DePaul Blue Demons (8-15)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Allstate Arena)
The Line: DePaul Blue Demons +13.5 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The Villanova Wildcats and DePaul Blue Demons meet Tuesday night at the Allstate Arena.
The Villanova Wildcats look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Villanova Wildcats are averaging 75.4 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 61 points on 38 percent shooting. Josh Hart is averaging 15.4 points and 7.7 rebounds while Ryan Arcidiacono is averaging 12.5 points and four assists. Kris Jenkins is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Jalen Brunson is dishing 2.8 assists. The Villanova Wildcats are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.4 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Villanova Wildcats have won six straight road games.
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The DePaul Blue Demons could use a nice victory after losing six of their last eight games. The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 68.6 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Myke Henry is averaging 15 points and 6.3 rebounds while Billy Garrett Jr. is averaging 13.2 points and 3.7 assists. Tommy Hamilton IV is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Aaron Simpson is dishing 1.9 assists. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Blue Demons are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The DePaul Blue Demons have lost six of their last eight home games.
The Wildcats are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Blue Demons are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Wildcats are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
DePaul is simply in over its head in this contest, as Villanova is one of the better teams in the country and kills teams due to its depth. The Blue Demons have a lot of ugly losses already this season and have just four covers in their last 15 games. Give me the Cats by double digits.