Liberty vs. Villanova: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Liberty vs. Villanova: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Liberty Flames (26-8) will host the Villanova Wildcats (17-16) after winning 18 home games in a row.

In its most recent game, Liberty fell to Kennesaw State on Sunday, 67-66. Kyle Rode scored a team-high 23 points (and contributed zero assists and four rebounds). On Thursday, in its last game, Villanova fell to Creighton 87-74. With 20 points, Eric Dixon was its high scorer.

When is Liberty vs. Villanova and when does it start?

This game between the Flames and Wildcats will begin on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Liberty vs. Villanova

The Flames and Wildcats will take to the court at Liberty Arena for this matchup on March 14, and if you’d like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN2.

Liberty Flames vs. Villanova Wildcats Game Preview

Liberty Stats, Odds & Insights

Liberty has a +494 scoring differential, topping opponents by 14.6 points per game. It is putting up 75.2 points per game to rank 96th in college basketball and is allowing 60.6 per outing to rank ninth in college basketball.

The Flames score 7.4 more points than the Wildcats allow (67.8).

Liberty makes 10.6 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in college basketball) while shooting 37.6% from deep (29th in college basketball). It is making 4.2 more threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 6.4 per game while shooting 34.6%.

In home games, the Flames are posting 8.4 more points per game (79.6) than they are when playing on the road (71.2).

In its last 10 games, Liberty has been racking up 75.6 points per contest, an average that’s slightly higher than the 75.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Villanova Stats, Odds & Insights

Villanova’s +70 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 2.2 points per game) is a result of putting up 70.0 points per game (214th in college basketball) while allowing 67.8 per outing (109th in college basketball).

The Wildcats’ 70.0 points per game are 9.4 more than the Flames give up.

Villanova knocks down 8.8 three-pointers per game (52nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.8. It shoots 33.9% from deep, and its opponents shoot 33.9%.

At home, the Wildcats average 70.4 points per game. On the road, they average 67.3.

While Villanova is scoring 70.0 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its past 10 games, producing 70.5 a contest.

Flames Key Players to Watch

Flames Leaders
Darius McGhee 34 22.5 3.2 2.9 1.5 0.1 4.5
Sherif Kenny 1 15.0 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0
Kyle Rode 34 11.0 3.6 3.5 0.7 0.2 1.9
Brody Peebles 34 7.9 1.9 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.3
Colin Porter 34 7.8 2.5 3.8 1.4 0.1 1.4

Wildcats Key Players to Watch

Wildcats Leaders
Eric Dixon 33 15.5 6.4 1.4 0.5 0.6 1.2
Caleb Daniels 33 14.5 4.5 2.6 0.9 0.1 2.3
Justin Moore 13 13.5 3.5 3.2 0.5 0.0 2.2
Cam Whitmore 26 12.5 5.3 0.7 1.4 0.3 1.4
Brandon Slater 33 9.5 4.6 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.