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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Providence Friars in Battle with Xavier Musketeers

Xavier Musketeers


Providence Friars
Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Dunkin Donuts Center

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars battle Thursday at Dunkin Donuts Center as the Friars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to side with the Providence Friars to cover the point spread in this one found them as -1.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Xavier Musketeers will look to cover the spread vs the Providence Friars on Thursday, as the Musketeers are 9-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Friars are 10-5-3 ATS. Xavier is 9-8 against the total, while Providence is 10-6 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 64 (Providence) and the No. 54 (Xavier) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

How Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Providence's No. 107 nationally ranked offense (69.42 points per game) against a Xavier Musketeers defense that sits as the No. 183 at 68.17 PPG. The Providence Friars have been averaging 44.54% from the field, less than the Musketeers have managed so far this season (49.22% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Musketeers got 15 points from Remy Abell as Xavier ran past Marquette 62-58 on Saturday at Cintas Center.

Providence earned a 74-65 victory over Creighton on Saturday, getting 21 points from Kris Dunn at CenturyLink Center.

Xavier Musketeers vs Providence Friars Betting Odds Trends

Xavier is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Xavier is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Xavier's last 7 games
Xavier is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Providence is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Providence is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Providence is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier home to DePaul, Saturday, January 24th
Providence at DePaul, Tuesday, January 27th