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Providence Friars Host the Xavier Musketeers in NCAA College Basketball Action

Xavier takes to the basketball court against Providence on Wednesday, hoping to send the Friars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Providence Friars battles the Xavier Musketeers, currently sitting with a 18-7 mark (11-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 11-14-1 for the Providence Friars and 13-11 for the Xavier Musketeers.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 99-rated Xavier Musketeers taking on the No. 199-rated Providence Friars in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Providence's No. 210-ranked scoring average of 69.81 PPG, against a Xavier Musketeers defense rated No. 97 and allowing 70.12 PPG. The Providence Friars FG% has averaged 44.48% to date this season, less than the Xavier Musketeers shooters have managed so far (45.09% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Xavier got 23 points and 23 rebounds from Rashid Gaston in a losing cause in their 73-57 loss to Villanova on Saturday.

Providence got 15 points from Alpha Diallo en route to a 71-65 victory over Butler on Saturday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Betting Trends
  • Xavier is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Xavier is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Xavier is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Xavier is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Providence is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Providence is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence's last 6 games
  • Providence is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier at Marquette, Saturday, February 18th
Providence at Creighton, Wednesday, February 22nd