The Villanova Wildcats are 3-0 against the spread when playing with five or six days' rest this season, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Wednesday night, when they take on the St. John's Red Storm at Madison Square Garden.
Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats are five-point neutral-site favorites in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 126 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Big East Conference Tournament matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a total prediction along the way.
The St. John's Red Storm have lost four consecutive games, including a 69-67 overtime setback to the Marquette Golden Eagles as seven-point home underdogs last Saturday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Red Storm are 5-10-1 against the spread in all tournament games, with the OVER going 8-6 in that situation.
The Villanova Wildcats are coming off a 67-57 victory over the Georgetown Hoyas as one-point home favorites a week ago, when they went OVER the total for a third consecutive contest.
Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats are 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 Big East Conference games.
I'm going to recommend that readers play the total as one of their sports betting picks on Wednesday night, as the UNDER is 7-6 in the Villanova Wildcats' last 13 tournament games.
College Basketball Pick: Under 126