We have a crosstown battle in the City of Brotherly Love on Wednesday as the No. 6 Villanova Wildcats head over to The Palestra to face the Penn Quakers.
After a week off, Villanova (4-2) got back into action on Sunday and blasted La Salle for a 72-46 victory in their first Big 5 game of the year. The Wildcats were firmly in control from the opening tip and got a strong outing from senior Collin Gillespie, who had 13 points, six rebounds, and five assists in the win.
Penn (3-6) is coming off a 76-60 loss at Arkansas on Sunday. The Quakers were led offensively by Clark Slajchert, who dropped 25 in the setback.
When: Wednesday, December 1st, 7:00 p.m. ET
Where: The Palestra, Philadelphia, PA
Where to live stream online: Watch ESPN, ESPN App
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Villanova -16.5
KenPom has Villanova winning by 15 here but they’re going to have a little bit of extra juice playing in what’s technically a crosstown rivalry game. Take the Wildcats to cover here.
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