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