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Villanova vs VCU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 20

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Villanova vs VCU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 20

The VCU Rams (22-13) take on the Villanova Wildcats (18-15) at The William B. Finneran Pavilion on March 20, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Villanova vs. VCU Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: The William B. Finneran Pavilion

Villanova vs. VCU Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Villanova win (70%)

Villanova is an 8.5-point favorite over VCU on Wednesday and the total is set at 130.5 points. Here are a few betting trends and insights before you place a wager on the outing.

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Villanova vs. VCU: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Villanova is 17-16-0 ATS this season.
  • VCU has won 21 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • When the spread is set as 8.5 or more this season, Villanova (5-5) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (50%) than VCU (1-0) does as the underdog (100%).
  • The Wildcats have done a better job covering the spread in home games (9-6-0) than they have in road games (5-7-0).
  • This year, the Rams are 11-8-0 at home against the spread (.579 winning percentage). Away, they are 6-3-0 ATS (.667).

Villanova vs. VCU: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Villanova has been victorious in 13, or 68.4%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This year, the Wildcats have won six of nine games when listed as at least -420 or better on the moneyline.
  • VCU has won three of the 10 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (30%).
  • The Rams have played as a moneyline underdog of +320 or longer in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Villanova has an implied victory probability of 80.8% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

Villanova vs. VCU Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Villanova's +166 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by five points per game) is a result of scoring 70.5 points per game (268th in college basketball) while allowing 65.5 per outing (19th in college basketball).
  • Eric Dixon's 16.5 points per game lead Villanova and are 159th in the country.
  • VCU's +169 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.8 points per game) is a result of putting up 71.5 points per game (238th in college basketball) while giving up 66.7 per outing (42nd in college basketball).
  • VCU's leading scorer, Max Shulga, is 319th in college basketball, scoring 14.6 points per game.
  • The Wildcats record 34.9 rebounds per game (197th in college basketball) compared to the 34.1 of their opponents.
  • Dixon averages 6.3 rebounds per game (ranking 280th in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • The 35.3 rebounds per game the Rams accumulate rank 177th in the nation, 2.5 more than the 32.8 their opponents pull down.
  • Toibu Lawal leads the team with six rebounds per game (346th in college basketball).
  • Villanova averages 97.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (129th in college basketball), and gives up 90.4 points per 100 possessions (100th in college basketball).
  • The Rams rank 143rd in college basketball averaging 96.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 96th, allowing 90.3 points per 100 possessions.

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