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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Xavier Musketeers Underdogs vs Villanova Wildcats

Xavier Musketeers

vs

Villanova Wildcats
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Villanova Pavilion

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Xavier when they take on the Villanova Wildcats on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Xavier Musketeers vs Villanova Wildcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Xavier Musketeers were listed as 9.5-point underdogs at many online Sportsbooks, including the odds makers at 5Dimes.

Xavier Musketeers vs Villanova Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Villanova Wildcats bring a 15-1 record (10-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-5 Musketeers, who are 9-7 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Villanova go 7-9 so far and the Xavier Musketeers go 8-7.

The Villanova Wildcats sit at No. 10 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Xavier Musketeers sit at No. 31 on the same chart.

How Xavier Musketeers vs Villanova Wildcats Stats Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Villanova has the nation's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 77.12 PPG. The visiting Xavier Musketeers defense ranks No. 172 allowing on average 67.56 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 47.76% so far, less than the Villanova Musketeers marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.56% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Musketeers got 21 points from Matt Stainbrook, but it was Butler that prevailed in a 88-76 final on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Villanova got 21 points from Darrun Hilliard II en route to a 81-64 victory over DePaul on Saturday at Villanova Pavilion.

Xavier Musketeers vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Odds Trends

Xavier is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Xavier is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Xavier's last 5 games
Xavier is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Villanova is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Villanova is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Villanova is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Villanova's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier home to Marquette, Saturday, January 17th
Villanova at Pennsylvania, Saturday, January 17th

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