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Big East Tournament - NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Xavier Musketeers Over DePaul Blue Demons

The Xavier Musketeers will look to improve on a 19-12 record on Wednesday when they host the DePaul Blue Demons in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Madison Square Garden.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the DePaul Blue Demons before tip-off in this one found them as 10-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

DePaul Blue Demons vs Xavier Musketeers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Xavier Musketeers battles the DePaul Blue Demons, currently sitting with a 9-22 mark (15-16 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 16-14 for the Xavier Musketeers and 15-15-1 for the DePaul Blue Demons.

The Musketeers - Blue Demons odds would favor the Musketeers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Xavier is rated No. 206 in the current Odds Shark poll, while DePaul is at No. 275.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Xavier's No. 105 nationally ranked offense (75.1 points per game) against a DePaul Blue Demons defense that sits as the No. 182 at 74.61 PPG. The Xavier Musketeers have been averaging 45.17% from the field, more than the Blue Demons have managed so far this season (43.08% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Billy Garrett Jr. scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Blue Demons to a win (they lost 79-65 to Xavier at Allstate Arena on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • DePaul is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • DePaul is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games
  • DePaul is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Xavier
  • Xavier is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Xavier is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Xavier is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing DePaul