Villanova won its last four games with Butler, winning last two meetings here, by 11-21 points. Favorites covered three of last four series games. Villanova won four in row, 10 of last 11 games; they’re 4-1 in Big East, losing by 11 at Marquette. Wildcats are experience team #332 that is 14-3 vs schedule #30, winning its three Big East home games, by 6-14-4 points. Butler lost its last two games after a 15-1 start, giving up 78-79 points; Bulldogs are experience team #37 that is 15-3 vs schedule #26, despite turning ball over 22.6% of time in conference games.
Purdue shot 25% from floor., 3-17 on arc in its 63-37 loss at Illinois Jan 5, which snapped the Boilers’ 4-game series win streak. Illini lost its last seven games in Mackey Arena, losing last two by 23-17 points. Illinois won its last four games; they’re 5-2 in Big 14, 1-2 on road; they’re #229 experience team that is 13-5 vs schedule #47, shooting 25.4% on arc in league games. Purdue lost three of its last four games, is 3-4 in Big 14; Boilers are experience team #239 that is 10-8 vs schedule #11, 4-6 vs top 50 teams. Big 14 home favorites of 8+ points are 4-8 ATS.
Florida won five of its last six games, splitting pair of SEC road games, with loss at Missouri by 16; Gators are experience team #343 that is 12-5 vs schedule #28, giving up 55-47 points in its last two games. LSU won its last six games, is 5-0 in SEC, winning two home games by total of three points; Tigers are experience team #317 that is 13-4 vs schedule #63. Florida won four of its last five games with LSU, winning last two visits here, by 35-5 points; they beat LSU by 3 in SEC tourney LY. SEC home favorites of less than 5 points are 4-3 ATS this season.
Kentucky outscored Georgia 28-14 over final 9:30 of its 78-69 win at Georgia two weeks ago, their 13th straight series win; Dawgs lost their last eight visits to Rupp Arena, last two by 9-5 points. Georgia lost three of first four SEC games, losing road games by 22-32 points; Dawgs are experience team #314 that is 11-6 vs schedule #33- SEC teams are shooting 60.%% inside arc against them. Kentucky won five of its last six games, winning SEC home games by 12-9 points; they’re experience team #341 that is 13-4 vs schedule #93. SEC home faves of 8+ are 5-3 ATS.
Wichita State lost its last two games, scoring 54-53 points, after a 15-1; Shockers won two of three true road games, losing by 12 at Temple. Wichita is experience team #333 that is 15-3 vs schedule #107, forcing turnovers 23.4% of time in AAC play. South Florida lost three in row, six of last eight games; they’re 1-4 in ACC, splitting two home games. Bulls are experience team #171 that is 8-10 vs schedule #127. Home side won both AAC meetings between Wichita-USF; Shockers lost 54-41 (+3) here LY. AAC road favorites are 4-7 ATS this year.
Texas Tech won its last four games with TCU, winning last two visits here, by 12-15 points. Big X road favorites are 5-2 ATS. Tech won seven of its last nine games; they’re 3-2 in Big X, splitting pair of road games- they lost by 12 at West Virginia. Red Raiders are experience team #297 that is 12-5 vs schedule #97, losing two of three road games, winning by 14 at K-State. Tech forces turnovers 24.4% of time (#14). TCU lost its last two games, giving up 81-83 points; Frogs are experience team #219 that is 12-5 vs schedule #102, 3-5 vs top 100 teams.
Iowa State won 10 of last 12 games with Oklahoma State, sweeping Cowboys by 6-13 points LY. Cowboys lost seven of their last eight visits to Ames, but are 4-0-1 ATS in last five visits here. Big X home favorites of 4 points are 12-4 ATS. OSU lost five in row, eight of last ten games; they’re experience team #195 that is 9-8 vs schedule #13, scoring 52.6 ppg in its 0-5 conference start. Cyclones lost five of its last six games, splitting pair of Big X home games; ISU is experience team #225 that is 8-9 vs schedule #12- Big X foes are shooting 43.1% on arc against then.
Clemson won its last 11 games with Wake Forest, winning last seven games played here- they covered last five series games, beat Wake 64-37 here LY. ACC home favorites of 8+ points are 9-2 ATS. Wake Forest lost three of last four games; they’re experience team #132 that is 9-8 vs schedule #38, 2-5 in ACC play, losing two of three on ACC road, losing by 7-31 points- they’ve turned ball over 23.5% of time in ACC games. Clemson won three of last four games after a 1-6 skid; Tigers are experience team #221 that is 9-8 vs schedule #34.
Duke hammered Miami 95-62 Jan 4 on South Beach; Blue Devils won last three series games, by 8-30-33 points, winning last two meetings here, by 12-30. ACC double digit home favorites are 6-1 ATS. Duke lost its last two games after a 15-1 start, giving up 79 points in both losses; they’re experience team #338 that is 15-3 vs schedule #32, forcing turnovers 23.1% of time (#29). Miami lost four of last five games, losing last game in OT to NC State; Hurricane is experience team #153 that is 10-7 vs schedule #7, losing last two road games by 16-17 points.
St John’s won four of last six games with Marquette, sweeping the Eagles by 1-20 points LY. Red Storm lost three of last four visits to Milwaukee. Big East home favorites of more than 5 points are 5-2 ATS. St John’s lost lost five of its last six games after an 11-2 start; Red Storm is making 22.9% of its 3’s in Big East play (1-5), losing road games by 8-21-5 points- they’re experience team #204 that is 12-7 vs schedule #96. Marquette split its first six Big East games, scooting 85-84 points in last two; they’re experience team #49 that is 13-5 vs schedule #24.
Tennessee won its last four games with Ole Miss, winning last two meetings in Knoxville, by 9-33 points. Vols won three of its last four games after a 1-4 start; they’re experience team #205 that is 11-6 vs schedule #51, Tennessee is experience team #205 that is 11-6 vs schedule #51, splitting its two SEC home games. Ole Miss lost its last five games, is 0-4 in SEC, losing road games by 10-16 points; Rebels are experience team #263 that is 9-8 vs schedule #113, with an eFG% of only 43.8% in league games. SEC home favorites of less than 8 points are 6-8 ATS.
Texas A&M split tis first 16 games, turning ball over 21.8% of time; Aggies are experience team #164 that is 8-8 vs schedule #139, turning ball over 21.4% of time (#293). 49% of opponents’ shots are 3’s (#352)- they’ve made only 30.4% of them (#63). Missouri lost four of first five SEC games, with only win over Florida; Tigers are experience team #252 that is 9-9 vs schedule #39, with all four SEC losses by 10+ points. Aggies won eight of last ten games with Missouri, winning three of last four visits to Columbia. SEC home favorites of 8+ points are 5-3 ATS.
Air Force shot 58% inside the arc in its 79-60 home win over Utah State two weeks ago; Aggies are 4-3 in last seven series games. Flyboys lost last five visits to Logan, by average of 20 points. AFA split its last six games; they’re 2-3 in Mountain West, losing first two road games, by 12-6 points; Falcons are experience team #17 that is 7-10 vs schedule #208. Utah State lost four of its last five games after a 13-2 start, making 24.7% of its 3’s in MW games- they’re experience team #144 that is 12-6 vs schedule #79. Double digit home faves are 3-6 ATS in Mountain West TY.