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Xavier Musketeers Host the Kent State Golden Flashes in NCAA College Basketball Action

Xavier looks to cover the Musketeers-Golden Flashes pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 7-1 mark when they host Kent State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Xavier Musketeers betting line as -23-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Xavier Musketeers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Xavier Musketeers are 7-1 so far on the season, and 7-1 ATS vs the number. The Kent State Golden Flashes, meanwhile, are 5-3 and 2-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Xavier go 6-2 and the Kent State Golden Flashes go 1-4 on betting totals.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Xavier Musketeers and the No. 82-ranked Kent State Golden Flashes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Xavier has the nation's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 89 PPG. The visiting Kent State Golden Flashes defense ranks No. 105 allowing on average 68.86 PPG. The Musketeers FG% has averaged 55.01% so far, more than the Xavier Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.65% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kent State earned a 72-62 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday, getting 17 points from Kevin Zabo at Memorial A .

The Musketeers got 28 points from Trevon Bluiett as Xavier ran past Cincinnati 89-76 on Saturday at Cintas Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
  • Kent State is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Kent State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Xavier
  • Kent State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Xavier
  • Xavier is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Xavier is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Xavier's last 8 games
  • Xavier is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State at Wright State, Saturday, December 9th
Xavier at Colorado, Saturday, December 9th