Villanova (31-4) is scheduled to matchup against Alabama (20-15) this Saturday, March 17th. The game will be playing live on CBS, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Villanova is the favorite at -11, 53.3% have picked Alabama to cover the spread. The over/under betting line for total number of points scored is 148. For moneyline bets, the line is Villanova: -760, Alabama: 530 and 84.2% have picked Villanova to win the game.
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Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Phil Booth (G)||Dazon Ingram (G)|
|Mikal Bridges (G)||Herb Jones (G)|
|Jalen Brunson (G)||Collin Sexton (G)|
|Eric Paschall (F)||Donta Hall (F)|
|Omari Spellman (F)||Braxton Key (F)|
Villanova Game Summary
Villanova beat out Radford on Thursday, 87-61. Villanova's Jalen Brunson scored a team-high 16 points in the win, hitting 7 of 9 shots from the field for a 77.8% field goal percentage. In 28 minutes, he collected 16 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal and 2 threes with 4 turnovers. Donald Hicks led Radford's team in scoring with 13 points, while shooting 50% from the field (making 4 of 8 attempts). In 19 minutes, Hicks added 13 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, 1 block and 3 threes with 0 turnovers.
Alabama Game Summary
Alabama won in their first round matchup against Virginia Tech, 86-83 on Thursday, March 15th. Alabama's Collin Sexton scored a team-high 25 points in the win, hitting 7 of 14 shots from the field for a 50% field goal percentage. In 33 minutes, he collected 25 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 three with 5 turnovers. Justin Robinson led Virginia Tech's team in scoring with 19 points, while shooting 75% from the field (making 6 of 8 attempts). In 31 minutes, Robinson added 19 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 steals and 1 three with 2 turnovers.
Villanova easily handled Radford in the first round, but now they get Collin Sexton after he led Alabama to a tough win over Virginia Tech. Will Villanova make it to the Sweet 16 this year or will they be upset in the second round once again?
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