Villanova vs. Connecticut NCAA Basketball Odds & Picks (02/22/2022)

Villanova vs. Connecticut NCAA Basketball Odds & Picks (02-22-2022)

Dan Hurley inherited a terrible situation as the new head coach at Connecticut. At the onset of his 2018-19 season arrival, Hurley had to pick up the pieces of a shattered program. Scandal and losing had forced UConn to relaunch its basketball program. Now in his fourth season, Hurley is finally turning things around with the College Basketball odds. Connecticut is in a position for an NCAA tournament bid. On Tuesday night, the Huskies can prove to the nation that they have arrived. Cause by powerhouse Villanova coming to visit in a clash of ranked Big East programs.

Villanova Wildcats vs. Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball Information

Date and Time:Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 8 p.m. ET
Location:XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut
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Villanova vs. UConn Odds at SBG Sportsbook
TeamSpreadTotalML
Villanova+2 (-110)135½ (-110)+110
UConn-2 (-110)135½ (-110)-130
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Villanova Wildcats at Connecticut Huskies SBG Odds Overview

On this occasion, we have one of college basketball’s top sports betting brands in Villanova. Gamblers are much more comfortable with a proven Wildcats program and established head coach Jay Wright. Counter to that is a Connecticut team that was once great but later discredited. To the masses, Dan Hurley remains a mystery coach. Especially when matched up against Jay Wright.

Villanova Wildcats Team Overview

Villanova has failed to cover seven of its last ten games. And then four of their most recent six games cleared the total. Villanova is 21-6 straight up, 14-13 against the spread, and 13-14 over/under. Overall, the Wildcats rank 110th for scoring offense and 187th for offensive rebounding. While defensively, Villanova ranks 35th for points allowed and 42nd for defensive rebounding.

Connecticut Huskies Team Overview

UConn has covered only two of its previous eight games. Also, five of their last eight games stayed under the total. Connecticut is 19-7 straight up, 12-14 against the spread, and 16-10 over/under. In sum, UConn ranks 54th for scoring offense and 5th for offensive rebounding. While defensively, the Huskies rank 65th for points allowed and 78th for defensive rebounding.

Villanova Wildcats at Connecticut Huskies vs. The Line

  • Villanova is 50% against the spread in away games
  • Wildcats are 56% against the spread in Big East games
  • Villanova is 61% over the total on the road
  • The Wildcats are 53% over the number as a favorite
  • In Big Conference East action, Villanova is 56% over the total
  • Connecticut is 50% against the spread at home
  • The Huskies are 46% vs. the odds against Big East rivals
  • As an underdog, UConn is 25% vs. the line
  • Connecticut is 62% over the total in home games
  • The Huskies are 55% over the total in Big East action
  • As an underdog, UConn is 70% over the total
  • Villanova is 9-3-1 against the spread vs. Connecticut
  • The Wildcats at Huskies are 3-6 under the total in their series
  • Villanova is 5-0 on the board at Connecticut
  • The Wildcats are Huskies are 1-3 under the total at UConn

Villanova Wildcats at Connecticut Huskies SBG Free Picks

As mentioned earlier, the cooler has paid an NCAA basketball betting visit to both teams recently. Thus, handicappers won’t get any price breaks on UConn that they may have seen earlier in the season. As was previously noted, Villanova bosses the payout window in this series.

Villanova at Connecticut SBG Best Bet: Villanova Wildcats.

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