Villanova vs UConn: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The No. 10 Villanova Wildcats (13-3) host the UConn Huskies (10-5) after winning six straight home games. The Wildcats are favored by 6.5 points in the contest, which begins at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 137.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Villanova Betting Information

  • Villanova has played to an 8-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats are an even 5-5 against the spread this season when they are at least a 6.5-point favorite.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have hit the over in 8 of 14 games this season (57.1%).
  • In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 21 points from Justin Moore in an 86-70 loss to Creighton on Saturday. They were favored by 2.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 156 points to go over the 144 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 16 15.6 7.3 2.0 1.0 0.6 1.1
Collin Gillespie 16 14.1 3.1 5.1 1.1 0.0 2.2
Justin Moore 16 13.4 4.6 3.2 0.9 0.3 1.8
Jermaine Samuels 16 11.4 6.4 2.2 0.6 0.3 1.1
Caleb Daniels 16 10.9 2.4 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.9

UConn Betting Information

  • UConn has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 10-3.
  • The Huskies manage a 3-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 6.5-point underdog.
  • 46.2% of UConn’s 13 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • The Huskies took down Providence 73-61 and covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites, while going over the 133.5 point total on Tuesday in their most recent game. James Bouknight put up a team-high 18 points to lead them to the victory.

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

UConn Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Martin 14 12.5 7.4 1.2 1.4 0.4 1.1
R.J. Cole 15 12.2 3.1 4.3 1.3 0.0 1.7
Tyler Polley 14 8.4 2.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 1.8
Isaiah Whaley 15 8.0 6.4 1.5 0.9 2.9 0.3
Adama Sanogo 15 6.1 4.2 0.6 0.4 0.9 0.0

Total Facts

  • Villanova’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup over/under (137.5 points) in 81.2% of opportunities (13 out of 16 matchups).
  • Seven UConn games this year (46.7% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Saturday’s over/under of 137.5 points.
  • The Wildcats average 78.6 points per game against the Huskies’ 71.3, amounting to 12.4 points over the game’s point total of 137.5.
  • The 133.9 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 3.6 fewer than the 137.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Wildcats games is 147.3 points, 9.8 more than the over/under of 137.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 1.2 points separates this matchup’s over/under (137.5 points) and the average total points bet in Huskies games (136.3 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2020 Villanova Villanova -9 134.5 -506 +366 Regular Season 61-55 NOVA
12/22/2018 N/A Neutral Court N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-58 NOVA

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