|Written by Jerry Santiago|
|Friday, 03 April 2009 08:46|
March Madness 2009 has seen the Villanova Wildcats emerge as a credible threat to win the entire tournament and a profitable March Madness betting commodity. Villanova got off to a shaky start, however, in March Madness 2009 as they had a tough time in their first round game against American, which they eventually won 80-67 while failing to cover the March Madness betting line as 15-point chalks.
March Madness 2009 betting fans were shocked at American holding a double digit half time lead before Villanova went on a furious second half rally to secure the win. Dwayne Anderson and Dante Cunningham each scored 25 points in the bail out effort.
Villanova impressed March Madness 2009 bettors in their next game; however, as they handily beat UCLA 89-69 for an easy March Madness 2009 cover as 2.5-point chalks. The close call against American seemed to scare the Wildcats straight as they were focused for the full 40 minutes against the Bruins.
Cunningham again came up big for ‘Nova as he led the team with 18 points. A total of 6 Wildcats were in double figures for the game. In Sweet Sixteen March Madness 2009 action the Wildcats made a huge statement by crushing Duke 77-54 as 2.5-point dogs.
The game was tight in the first half before ‘Nova blew out Duke 51-31 in the second half for an easy March Madness betting payoff. Scottie Reynolds led the Wildcats with 16 points while Cunningham added 14.
Villanova’s Elite Eight game against Big East rival Pittsburgh was one of the best games not just in March Madness 2009 but in many years. The Wildcats scored a 78-76 win and cover as 2-point dogs in a hard fought intense struggle that went down to the buzzer.
Anderson led Villanova with 17 points while Reynolds had 15 and Cunningham added 14. Villanova enters March Madness 2009 Final Four action with excellent momentum as they have covered 14 out of their last 21 games. They also have March Madness 2009 over/under momentum with 5 of their last 7 games having gone over the total.
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