Villanova Wildcats vs. Marquette Golden Eagles CBB Odds (02/02/2022)

Villanova Wildcats vs. Marquette Golden Eagles CBB Odds (02-02-2022)

At the beginning of Shaka Smart’s arrival at Marquette were plenty of questions. Smart arrived from Texas, where he failed to live up to the hype. Smart’s era wasn’t a disaster, but it wasn’t the stuff of Final Fours either. Following a quick March Madness exit last spring, Smart and the Horns agreed to split up. It proved to be a poor fit with the College Basketball odds. Marquette is beginning to look like another story. Smart and the Golden Eagles have the makings of a perfect fit. On Wednesday night Marquette has a golden opportunity against Villanova.

Villanova Wildcats vs. Marquette Golden Eagles CBB Information

Date and Time:Wednesday, February 2, 2022, 10 p.m. ET
Location:Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV Coverage:FS1
Wildcats vs. Eagles Odds at SBG Sportsbook
Wildcats-4 (-110)133½ (-110)-185
Eagles+4 (-110)133½ (-110)+160
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Villanova Wildcats at Marquette Golden Eagles SBG Odds Overview

Consider that the Wildcats are the online wagering marquee program of the Big East. Villanova will get most of the casual money based on its branding. Counter to that is a Marquette team that remains under the radar. Sharps are taking a liking to the Golden Eagles’ strong profitability.

Villanova Wildcats Team Overview

Late on, Villanova has covered only one of its last four games. Three of the Wildcats’ previous four games went under the total. Now Villanova stands at 16-5 straight up, 12-9 against the spread, and 9-12 under the total. The Wildcats have national rankings of 154th for scoring offense and 16th for points allowed. Guard Collin Gillespie leads the Wildcats with 17.1 points per game.

Marquette Golden Eagles Team Overview

Marquette came away with the cash in eight of its most recent ten games. In their last five outings, the Golden Eagles are 1-4 to the under. As a result, Marquette stands at 15-6 straight up, 13-8 against the spread, and 10-10 over and under. Overall, the Golden Eagles rank 111th out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 187th for points allowed. To pace Marquette, forward Justin Lewis averages 16.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.

Villanova Wildcats at Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Trends

  • On the road, Villanova is 67% against the spread
  • As a favorite, the Wildcats are 61% vs. the odds
  • In conference games, Villanova is 59% on the board
  • Villanova is 56% against the spread on the road
  • As a favorite, the Wildcats are 50% over and under
  • In Big East action, Nova is 51% over the total
  • Marquette is 46% against the spread at home
  • In Big East action, the Golden Eagles are 50% vs. the line
  • Marquette is 57% on the board as an underdog
  • Marquette is 42% over the total as a home team
  • In Big East matchups, the Golden Eagles are 44% to the over
  • As an underdog, Marquette is 44% over the total
  • Villanova is 5-3 against the spread vs. Marquette
  • The Wildcats and Golden Eagles are 2-5 under the total in their series
  • Marquette is 3-2 on the board hosting Villanova
  • This series is 2-3 under the total at Marquette

Villanova Wildcats at Marquette Golden Eagles SBG Free Picks

In this situation, most casual gamblers are still oblivious to Marquette. Villanova will be overpriced with the College basketball odds. Taking Marquette is taking the side of the house against the squares.

Villanova at Marquette SBG Best Bet: Marquette Golden Eagles.

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