Villanova Wildcats vs. Houston Cougars Betting Odds And Game Analysis | March 26

By Lester Mackay | March 25, 2022 7:18 PM

The Houston Cougars face the Villanova Wildcats in final of the NCAA tournament’s South Region. Game time is 6:09 pm ET, Saturday March 26, at AT&T Center in San Antonio, with the winner earning a spot in the Final Four.

Villanova is a 2.5-point underdog. The over/under is 128.5 points.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today we looking at matchup between the No. 5 seed Houston and No. 2 seed Villanova.

Villanova and Houston Betting Info

  • Villanova’s last six night games at a neutral venue have produced a total of 123 or fewer points.
  • Villanova Wildcats moneyline: +110.
  • Houston Cougars moneyline: -136.
  • Villanova (+2.5) was 1-3-1 against the spread as underdog this season.
  • Houston has won eight of past nine night games at neutral sites.
  • Villanova has won its last 11 NCAA Tournament games against a lower seed.
  • Villanova has won four of its last five games against AP-ranked opponents.
  • Houston has won its last eight games played at neutral sites.

Houston Cougars Stats

Average Per Game
Points Scored 75.7
Points Allowed 59.0
Assists Allowed 10.9
Rebounds Allowed 27.5

Key Players for Houston

  • Fabian White Jr.: 12.8 PTS, 5.73 REB, 1.2 ASST
  • Kyler Edwards: 14.1 PTS, 6 REB, 3.2 ASST
  • Jamal Shead: 10.1 PTS, 3.03 REB, 5.9 ASST
  • Taze Moore: 10.3 PTS, 4.74 REB, 2.9 ASST
  • Josh Carlton: 11.8 PTS, 6.27 REB, 0.8 ASST

Villanova Wildcats Stats

Average Per Game
Points Scored 72.5
Points Allowed 62.7
Assists Allowed 11.3
Rebounds Allowed 29.1

Key Players for Villanova

  • Eric Dixon: 9.2 PTS, 6.36 REB, 1.3 ASST
  • Brandon Slater: 8.4 PTS, 3.61 REB, 1.6 ASST
  • Collin Gillespie: 15.9 PTS, 3.83 REB, 3.3 ASST
  • Jermaine Samuels: 11 PTS, 6.39 REB, 1.4 ASST
  • Justin Moore: 15 PTS, 4.89 REB, 2.3 ASST

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