Villanova vs North Texas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 20, 2021

The North Texas Mean Green (17-9) will attempt to build on a five-game winning streak when they visit the Villanova Wildcats (16-6) on Sunday, March 21, 2021 as underdogs. The second-round NCAA Tournament matchup airs at 8:45 PM ET on TNT. The point total is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 20, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Villanova Betting Information

  • Villanova has a 12-8 record ATS this year.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Wildcats are 7-6 against the spread this season.
  • Only 9 of 20 Villanova games this season (45%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Wildcats took down Winthrop 73-63 and covered the spread as 6-point favorites, while going under the 144.5 point total in their last outing on Friday. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a team-high 22 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

READ MORE: Villanova vs. North Texas Picks, Predictions

Villanova Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 23 16.0 8.4 2.0 1.0 0.6 0.9
Collin Gillespie 20 14.0 3.3 4.6 1.0 0.0 2.1
Justin Moore 23 12.7 4.1 2.9 0.7 0.4 1.6
Jermaine Samuels 23 11.7 6.3 2.4 0.6 0.3 1.1
Caleb Daniels 23 9.8 2.1 1.3 0.4 0.0 1.7

North Texas Betting Information

  • North Texas has routinely covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 17-8.
  • As at least a 6.5-point underdog, the Mean Green tend to outperform with an 8-1 record against the spread.
  • The Mean Green and their opponents have typically failed to covered the over/under this season, doing so in 40% (10) of their 25 games played.
  • The Mean Green defeated Purdue 78-69 in their last contest on Friday. Javion Hamlet racked up a team-high 24 points to lead the team to the victory. They covered the spread as 7.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 124.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Javion Hamlet 27 15.3 3.7 4.6 0.5 0.0 1.0
James Reese 27 10.9 4.3 1.4 1.5 0.2 2.0
Thomas Bell 27 10.6 5.7 1.0 0.7 1.2 1.1
Zachary Simmons 27 10.0 6.0 1.9 0.6 0.7 0.0
Mardrez McBride 27 7.4 2.3 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.6

Total Facts

  • In Villanova’s matchups this season, the Wildcats and their opponents have eclipsed Sunday’s total of 126.5 points 22 times (95.7% of opportunities).
  • 15 North Texas games this year (55.6% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Sunday’s over/under of 126.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 145.5 points per game, 19.0 points more than the over/under of 126.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 128.5 points per game, 2.0 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Wildcats have seen a 142.4 over/under in their games this season, 15.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Mean Green games have a total points bet of 131.6 points this season, 5.1 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

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