Sunday's contest that pits the Villanova Wildcats (1-1) versus the Temple Owls (2-2) at The William B. Finneran Pavilion is expected to be a lopsided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 71-53 in favor of Villanova, who is heavy favorites by our model. Game time is at 2:00 PM ET on November 19.

The Wildcats fell in their most recent matchup 63-56 against Oregon State on Sunday.

The Wildcats head into this matchup following a 63-56 loss to Oregon State on Sunday. The Owls' most recent game on Wednesday ended in an 80-63 loss to Ole Miss. In the Wildcats' loss, Lucy Olsen led the way with a team-high 24 points (adding six rebounds and one assist). Tiarra East put up 24 points, two rebounds and one assist for the Owls.

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Villanova vs. Temple Game Info

  • When: Sunday, November 19, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET
  • Where: The William B. Finneran Pavilion in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

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Villanova vs. Temple Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Villanova 71, Temple 53

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Villanova Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Wildcats' +448 scoring differential last season (outscoring opponents by 12.1 points per game) was a result of putting up 70.8 points per game (70th in college basketball) while giving up 58.7 per outing (44th in college basketball).
  • With 70.5 points per game in Big East action, Villanova tallied 0.3 fewer points per game in conference games compared to its overall average (70.8 PPG).
  • At home, the Wildcats put up 0.7 more points per game last year (72.0) than they did in road games (71.3).
  • When playing at home, Villanova surrendered 1.8 more points per game (56.9) than in away games (55.1).

Temple Performance Insights (2022-23)

  • The Owls averaged 63.1 points per game last season (222nd in college basketball) while giving up 66.1 per outing (231st in college basketball). They had a -86 scoring differential overall and were outscored by 3.0 points per game.
  • Temple scored fewer points in conference action (62.3 per game) than overall (63.1).
  • In 2022-23, the Owls averaged 4.0 more points per game at home (65.2) than on the road (61.2).
  • Temple allowed fewer points at home (64.0 per game) than on the road (67.9) last season.

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