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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Creighton Bluejays Over Xavier Musketeers

The Creighton Bluejays will look to improve on a 20-3 record on Saturday when they host the Xavier Musketeers in NCAA basketball betting odds action at CenturyLink Center-NE.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Creighton Bluejays betting line as -4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Xavier Musketeers vs Creighton Bluejays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Creighton Bluejays sit at 20-3 (15-5-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Xavier Musketeers are currently 16-6 (10-11 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Creighton is 8-12-1 OU, and Xavier is 12-9 OU.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Creighton Bluejays at No. 139 and the Xavier Musketeers at No. 23 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Creighton has the nation's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 84.87 PPG. The visiting Xavier Musketeers defense ranks No. 101 allowing on average 69.95 PPG. The Bluejays FG% has averaged 52.26% so far, more than the Creighton Musketeers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.12% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Xavier got 24 points from Trevon Bluiett en route to a 72-70 victory over Seton Hall on Wednesday at Cintas Center.

Khyri Thomas scored 15 points leading the Bluejays to a 76-67 victory over Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Xavier is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Xavier is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Xavier's last 10 games
  • Xavier is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Creighton is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games
  • Creighton is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • Creighton is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Xavier
  • Creighton is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Xavier

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier home to DePaul, Wednesday, February 8th
Creighton at DePaul, Saturday, February 11th