How to watch Villanova vs. Butler online: Streaming TV, game time and odds – Yardbarker

The Butler Bulldogs (13-17, 6-13 Big East) aim to stop a four-game losing skid when hosting the No. 11 Villanova Wildcats (22-7, 15-4 Big East) at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
In their last game, the Wildcats got a team-high 16 points from Justin Moore on the way to a 73-67 win against Seton Hall on Saturday. They were favored by 9.5 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to score 140 points to hit the over on the 135 point total. The Bulldogs lost 66-60 to Seton Hall in their last outing on Wednesday. Bo Hodges racked up a team-high 25 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 9.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 132.5 point total.
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Who are the key players for Villanova?

  • Collin Gillespie leads the Wildcats in scoring (16.5 points per game) and assists (3.0 assists per game).
  • Villanova’s rebounding leader is Eric Dixon, who averages 6.5 per game.
  • Gillespie is the top three-point shooter for the Wildcats, knocking down 3.1 per game.
  • Villanova’s steals leader is Moore, who collects 1.2 per game. Jermaine Samuels leads the team averaging 0.8 blocks an outing.

Who are the key players for Butler?

  • Chuck Harris is the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 10.4 points per game. He also adds 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Butler’s leader in rebounds is Bryce Golden with 3.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Aaron Thompson with 4.0 per game.
  • Harris knocks down 1.5 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bulldogs.
  • Butler’s leader in steals and blocks is Thompson with 1.3 steals and 0.3 blocks per game.

Key stats for Villanova vs. Butler

  • The Wildcats make 44.2% of their shots from the field this season, which is 1.0 percentage point higher than the Bulldogs have allowed to their opponents (43.2%).
  • In games Villanova shoots better than 43.2% from the field, it is 8-6-2 against the spread and 14-2 overall.
  • Butler has put together an 8-5 record against the spread and a 9-5 straight up record in games it shoots above 41.2% from the field.
  • Villanova has put together a 10-8-1 record against the spread and a 16-3 straight-up record in games this season when the team knocks down more than 31.0% of its three-point shots.
  • Butler is 7-5 against the spread and 8-5 overall when shooting over 32.4% as a team from three-point range.
  • The Wildcats’ 9.3 made three-pointers per game this season is 2.2 more made shots on average than the 7.1 per game the Bulldogs give up.
  • When Villanova makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 10-6-1 against the spread and 14-3 overall. When Butler is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 4-7-0 ATS and 3-9 straight up.
  • The Bulldogs are the 208th ranked three-point shooting team in college basketball, while the Wildcats give up the 242nd-fewest makes from deep.

Who is favored to win Villanova vs. Butler?

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