Villanova Wildcats vs. Pennsylvania Quakers - 12/4/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Pennsylvania Quakers at Villanova Wildcats

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM (Finneran Pavilion)

Villanova Wildcats -12.0 . Total 152.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Pennsylvania Quakers are on the road for a battle with the 23rd ranked Villanova Wildcats.  The Quakers are (5-3), coming off a 95-79 win over Long Beach State.  The Wildcats are (5-2), after winning 83-72 over La Salle.

In the quakers win over Long Beach State, Pennsylvania was led in scoring by Jordan Dingle.  Dingle connected on 9 of his 18 attempts from the floor, totaling 21 points and 6 rebounds.  The Quakers shot 51% from the floor and 41% from 3-point range.  Pennsylvania was able to out shoot Long beach State, 45-15 from behind the arch, which ended up being the difference.  The Quakers led by as many as 21 points in the game.

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In the Wildcats win over La Salle, Villanova was guided offensively by Justin Moore.  Moore connected on 9 of 15 from the floor, making 5 of 7 from the floor, registering 25 points.  The Wildcats shot 49% from the floor and 37% from deep.  The Wildcats won the game from the foul line, out scoring La Salle 23 to 9 from the line.  The Wildcats forced 18 turnovers and led by as many as 20 points.

Recent Betting Trends:

Quakers are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 non-conference games.

Quakers are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games.

The over is 4-1 in Quakers last 5 overall.

Wildcats are 28-11 ATS in their last 39 home games.

Wildcats are 42-19-1 ATS in their last 62 non-conference games.

The over is 5-0 in Wildcats last 5 overall.

The over is 4-0 in the last 4 matchups.  Pennsylvania is off to a pretty good start this year and have had a nice schedule to start out.  The Quakers have a win over Alabama, Providence, UCF, and a 10 point loss against Arizona.  The Quakers also have a win over La Salle and beat La Salle by more than Villanova did.  The Wildcats are good, but this spread seems a little high, in seeing what the Quakers have done this year.  Penn is 5-3 ATS this year and Villanova is 3-3-1.  I'll side with the Quakers in this one, as this should be a competitive ball game that ends in single digits.  Final score prediction, Villanova will win but Pennsylvania will cover, 79-71.    


Chris’s Pick PENN +12.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.