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Western Kentucky vs Xavier Odds

Eighteenth-ranked Xavier will put its undefeated 7-0 record on the line Saturday when they play host to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in college hoops action. The Musketeers have won all three of their home contests this season but are 0-3 ATS during that span.

Shark Bites
  • The OVER is 4-1 in the Hilltoppers last 5 vs. the Big East.
  • The UNDER is 8-3 in the Musketeers last 11 games following an ATS win.
  • The Hilltoppers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.

Saturday marks the first time these teams have met since 1997 when Xavier easily won 97-60. The Hilltoppers (4-3 SU) haven't won consecutive games this season and are just 2-3 ATS.

OVER bettors have been finding success in Xavier's recent matchups, as the OVER has gone 5-2 in the Musketeer's last seven games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Xavier Musketeers in this one found them listed as -16-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Hilltoppers was expected to move the line.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Xavier Musketeers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Xavier Musketeers sit at 7-0 (4-3 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are currently 4-3 (2-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Xavier is 5-2 OU, and Western Kentucky is 3-2 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 131-rated Western Kentucky Hilltoppers taking on the No. 5-rated Xavier Musketeers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Xavier has the nation's No. 68-rated offensive output, at 80.57 PPG. The visiting Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense ranks No. 217 allowing on average 77 PPG. The Musketeers FG% has averaged 43.3% so far, less than the Xavier Hilltoppers marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.42% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

 

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Xavier is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Xavier is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Xavier's last 7 games
  • Xavier is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky at Indiana State, Sunday, December 13th
Xavier at Wright State, Tuesday, December 8th

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