In the Associated Press college basketball rankings released on Feb. 3, the Villanova Wildcats slipped two spots to #10. Penn State rose two notches to #22. Baylor (19-1) took over the top spot previously held by Gonzaga.
#21 Creighton snapped the Wildcats seven-game winning streak with a 76-61 win on Feb. 1.
DraftKings Villanova promotion
On Feb. 5, Villanova visits #16 Butler. DraftKings Sportsbook is offering a Villanova 3-Ball Bonus. When you place a $50 spread bet on Villanova, you’ll get $3 for every three-pointer they make.
Villanova has made 199 of 570 shots from beyond the arc this season. It breaks down to a .349 three-point shooting percentage and 9.5 threes made per game.
Here are the terms and conditions of the Villanova 3-Ball Bonus:
- Log in to DraftKings (must be physically located in PA)
- Opt-in and place a pre-game paid single full-game spread bet of $50+ on Villanova
- Get $3 towards a free bet for every three pointer Villanova scores
- Offer valid Feb. 5 12:00 a.m. – 6:29 pm ET
In a separate promo, DraftKings is also boosting the odds for a Villanova and Iowa victory from +480 to +550.
Villanova betting preview
#10 Villanova (17-4) vs. #16 Butler (17-5)
- Point spread: Villanova +2
- Moneyline: Villanova +120, Butler -148
- Over/under: 131
On Jan. 21, Villanova beat Butler 76-61. Jermaine Samuels led the effort with 20 points and Saddiq Bey made four 3-pointers. The Wildcats started slow but pulled away with a double-digit win.
Betting numbers to know for Villanova:
- 9-4-1 ATS
- 4-4-1 ATS on the road
- 12 games went UNDER
College basketball futures
The NCAA Tournament tips off on March 17. A winner will be crowned on April 6 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
Currently, Gonzaga (+800) is the favorite.
Odds for PA-based teams to win the championship at DraftKings:
- Villanova: +2,200
- Penn State: +5,000
- Penn: +10,000
- Pittsburgh: +20,000
- Temple: +20,000
To make the Final Four:
- Villanova: +400
- Penn State: +1150
- Penn: +2,500
- Pittsburgh: +5,000
- Temple: +6,000