Villanova Wildcats vs. Winthrop Eagles NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 7:03 PM

The No. 12 Winthrop Eagles (23-1) are 6-point underdogs to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they meet the No. 5 Villanova Wildcats (16-6) on Friday. Here are some insights into this 5-12 matchup in the South Region bracket that tips off at 9:57 PM ET, live on TNT.

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Villanova vs Winthrop Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Villanova-6-112-108143-109-110-270216

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Point Total Insights

  • In 12 of its 22 games this season (54.5%), Villanova and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 143.
  • In 58.3% of Winthrop games this season (14/24), the total points scored was greater than Friday's total of 143.
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 155, is 12 points above Friday's over/under.
  • The Wildcats put up 8.7 more points per game (75.5) than the Eagles give up (66.8).
  • The Eagles score an average of 79.5 points per game, 12.4 more points than the 67.1 the Wildcats allow to opponents.
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    Villanova Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Wildcats have covered eight times in 15 contests.
  • The Wildcats have posted a losing record of 3-5 against the spread when the spread is -6 or higher.
  • The Wildcats have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 0 of 15 games (0%).
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    Villanova Leaders

    Wildcats Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Jeremiah Robinson-Earl1417.19.12.10.90.60.9
    Justin Moore1413.83.52.40.70.21.9
    Collin Gillespie1213.63.24.21.10.02.1
    Jermaine Samuels1410.46.32.40.20.30.9
    Caleb Daniels149.92.21.60.60.11.5

    Winthrop Betting Data

  • Winthrop has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 17-5 ATS.
  • The Eagles have fared well as a 6-point underdog, going 13-4 against the spread when they are at least 6-point underdogs.
  • In most of Winthrop's games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (3 out of 22 games, 13.6%).
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    Winthrop Leaders

    Eagles Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Chandler Vaudrin1711.77.77.71.40.10.5
    Charles Falden1711.63.20.50.80.11.9
    Adonis Arms1711.04.91.60.80.31.2
    D.J. Burns1710.13.10.40.70.60.0
    Michael Anumba176.64.21.10.40.20.5
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