Villanova Wildcats vs. North Texas Mean Green NCAAB Men’s Tournament Second Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 21, 2021

The No. 5 seed Villanova Wildcats (16-6) take to the court against the No. 13 seed North Texas Mean Green (17-9) with a Sweet 16 spot in the South Region of the bracket up for grabs on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Villanova is a 5.5-point favorite to advance in this second round matchup, which airs on TNT.

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Villanova vs North Texas Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Villanova -5.5 -110 -110 127 -109 -112 -245 197

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Point Total Insights

  • In Villanova games this season, the total eclipsed Sunday’s over/under 22 times (95.7%).
  • 2020-21 North Texas games have had a higher total than Sunday’s over/under on 15 of 27 occasions (55.6%).
  • These two squads surrender a combined 128.5 points per game, 1.5 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Wildcats put up 75.4 points per game, 13.9 more points than the 61.5 the Mean Green give up.
  • The Mean Green average just 3.1 more points per game (70.1) than the Wildcats allow (67).
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    Villanova Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Wildcats have covered nine times in 16 contests.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Wildcats have compiled a 5-5 record ATS.
  • Villanova and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 0 of 16 games this season (0%).
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    Villanova Leaders

    Wildcats Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 14 17.1 9.1 2.1 0.9 0.6 0.9
    Justin Moore 14 13.8 3.5 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.9
    Collin Gillespie 12 13.6 3.2 4.2 1.1 0.0 2.1
    Jermaine Samuels 14 10.4 6.3 2.4 0.2 0.3 0.9
    Caleb Daniels 14 9.9 2.2 1.6 0.6 0.1 1.5

    North Texas Betting Data

  • North Texas has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 15-7 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Mean Green have a record ATS of 6-2.
  • In most of Mean Green games this season, the teams have not hit the over (1 out of 22 games, 4.5%).
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    North Texas Leaders

    Mean Green Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Javion Hamlet 21 15.9 3.9 5.1 0.5 0.0 1.1
    James Reese 21 11.0 4.3 1.2 1.3 0.2 2.1
    Zachary Simmons 21 10.0 6.2 1.9 0.6 0.7 0.0
    JJ Murray 20 2.4 1.5 0.7 1.1 0.1 0.5
    Jalen Jackson 11 1.5 0.6 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.2
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