Villanova vs Saint John’s (NY): College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The Saint John’s (NY) Red Storm (14-9) visit the No. 8 Villanova Wildcats (14-3) as big,  underdogs after Julian Champagnie put up 29 points in the Red Storm 88-83 loss to DePaul. The game airs on CBS Sports at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 23. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:20 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 9-6 record ATS this year.
  • The Wildcats are 4-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least an 11.5-point favorite.
  • Villanova and its opponents have hit the over in 8 of 15 games this season (53.3%).
  • In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 20 points from Collin Gillespie on the way to a 68-60 victory over UConn on Saturday. They were favored by 6.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 128 points to go under the 137 point total.

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

Villanova Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 17 15.6 7.5 1.9 1.1 0.5 1.1
Collin Gillespie 17 14.5 3.2 4.9 1.1 0.0 2.2
Justin Moore 17 13.2 4.6 3.1 0.9 0.3 1.7
Jermaine Samuels 17 11.4 6.2 2.2 0.7 0.2 1.1
Caleb Daniels 17 10.2 2.3 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.8

Saint John’s (NY) Betting Information

  • Saint John’s (NY) has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 13-6.
  • For the third time this season, the Red Storm are at least an 11.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-0 against the spread.
  • 13 of the Red Storm 19 games (68.4%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Red Storm fell to DePaul 88-83 and didn’t cover the spread as 10.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 149 point total on Saturday in their most recent outing. Champagnie totaled a team-high 29 points in the loss.

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

Saint John’s (NY) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Julian Champagnie 21 20.2 7.2 1.4 1.4 1.1 2.6
Posh Alexander 23 11.4 3.6 4.5 2.6 0.0 0.9
Isaih Moore 22 9.5 4.9 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.3
Greg Williams Jr. 20 9.3 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.6 1.1
Vince Cole 23 9.1 2.8 1.1 0.5 0.5 1.4

Total Facts

  • Villanova’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (154.5 points) in 29.4% of opportunities (five out of 17 matchups).
  • 11 Saint John’s (NY) games this year (47.8% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Tuesday’s total of 154.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 158 points per game, 3.5 points more than the point total of 154.5 for this game.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 9.1 fewer points than the 145.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Wildcats have seen a 146.2 average over/under in their games this season, 8.3 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Red Storm games have a total points bet of 157.3 points this season, 2.8 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/3/2021 Villanova Saint John’s (NY) -9.5 151 -490 +361 Regular Season 70-59 STJOHN
2/26/2020 Villanova Villanova -12.5 147 -1000 +660 Regular Season 71-60 NOVA
1/28/2020 Villanova Saint John’s (NY) -3.5 146.5 -168 +137 Regular Season 79-59 NOVA
2/17/2019 N/A Saint John’s (NY) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-65 STJOHN
1/8/2019 N/A Villanova N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-71 NOVA

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