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DePaul vs. No. 11 Providence: Live stream info, game preview, picks and predictions & more

The advanced stats have PC as one of the luckiest teams of the 21st Century. But they shouldn’t need much luck today at home vs. the Blue Demons.

Providence Friars guard Jared Bynum (4) advances the ball against the Georgetown Hoyas during the second half at Capital One Arena. Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons will travel to play the 11th-ranked Providence Friars for a Saturday night conference matchup.

DePaul (12-10, 3-9 Big East) is coming off an 82-74 win against Georgetown, thanks in large part to David Jones recording the first triple-double in program history. The sophomore forward secured 22 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists. The Blue Demons also defeated No. 21 Xavier last Saturday, so we’ll see if two wins against top-25 teams is how they plan to wrap up the week.

Providence is currently leading the Big East with a 20-2 overall record, and only one conference loss to date. Head coach Ed Cooley has the Friars playing at a well-balanced, authoritative pace. There’s virtually no reason why this unit can’t make a serious tournament run this year, representing one of the best conferences in college hoops.

How to watch DePaul vs. Providence

When: Saturday, February 12th, 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI
TV: FS1
Where to live stream online: FS1, FOX Sports App
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook

Odds

Spread: Providence -9.5
Total: 135

The Pick

DePaul +9.5

The Blue Demons continue to play better this season despite being without Javon Freeman-Liberty, and are trending the right way. The math says Providence has to start falling backwards at some point, and that might be today.

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