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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Xavier Musketeers Over St. John's Red Storm

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Xavier Musketeers taking on the St. John's Red Storm Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Xavier Musketeers in this one, their betting line was listed as -15-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Xavier Musketeers vs St. John's Red Storm Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The St. John's Red Storm are 7-8 so far on the season, and 4-11 ATS vs the number. The Xavier Musketeers, meanwhile, are 13-1 and 10-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. John's go 7-8 and the Xavier Musketeers go 9-5 on betting totals.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the St. John's Red Storm at No. 307 and the Xavier Musketeers at No. 4 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Xavier is ranked No. 28 in NCAA basketball at 41.5 per game. Contrast that with St. John's's No. 111 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, St. John's is the No. 198-ranked team in the country at 5.87 per game, while Xavier rates No. 103 at 7.43 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Musketeers grabbed a 88-69 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Remy Abell at Cintas Center.

The Red Storm endured a 83-65 loss at the hands of the Friars on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Yankuba Sima at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Betting Trends
  • Xavier is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Xavier is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Xavier's last 9 games
  • Xavier is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. John's is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. John's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. John's's last 6 games
  • St. John's is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier home to DePaul, Tuesday, January 12th
St. John's at Marquette, Saturday, January 9th