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Providence vs. DePaul: Game time, odds, and 3 things to watch

The Friars head to Rosemont to face the Blue Demons on Tuesday night!

Mark L. Baer-USA TODAY Sports

How to watch, listen, or stream

Game time: 8 p.m. ET

TV: FOX Sports 1

Radio: 670 The Score (DePaul), BlueTube (Online), WEEI (Providence), Friar Athletics (Online)

Live Stream: FOX Sports Go (Where available)

Gamblin' Info

Odds: Providence is currently favored by seven and a half points, per OddsShark.

Records ATS: Providence 13-8 || DePaul 7-12-1

O/U: 137

Three things to watch

1. Can DePaul stop Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil?

Providence's power duo is coming off a very strong outing against Georgetown where they combined for 52 (26 a piece) of Providence's 73 points. If Bentil and Dunn are able to keep that kind of scoring up, it'll be tough for the Blue Demons.

However, Billy Garrett and Tommy Hamilton are, perhaps, DePaul two best players on either side of the ball, and will be matched up with Dunn and Bentil.

2. Does Providence have a third option?

Bentil and Dunn (20.4 and 17.3 PPG, respectively), have been great this season. However, with this being the first game of the second half of BIG EAST play, it might be time for someone else to step up as a third scoring option for the Friars.

Bentil and Dunn average 50.8% of Providence's 74.8 points per game this season. That's a double-edged sword. If one has an off night, the other is put in a position where they have to over-compensate.

Providence is more skilled than DePaul, so perhaps they can use Tuesday night as a trial run for trying to find a go-to third scoring option going forward, such as Rodney Bullock.

3. DePaul will look to play spoiler

The Blue Demons likely won't be playing in the postseason this year, but that doesn't mean they're planning on rolling over and playing dead for the remainder of the year. Dave Leitao's bunch has had spurts of good play so far in conference play, but have yet to put a full 40 minutes together (except against Marquette).

DePaul hasn't won on their home floor in conference play, however, their last win on said floor was against a ranked team. They defeated then-#20 George Washington, 82-61 on December 22.