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Xavier Musketeers visit Wake Forest Demon Deacons in NCAA College Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Xavier Musketeers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons battle Tuesday at Joel Coliseum as the Demon Deacons look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this one found them listed as 7-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Musketeers was expected to move the line.

Xavier Musketeers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons sit at 8-2 (3-6 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Xavier Musketeers are currently 11-0 (8-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Wake Forest is 5-4 OU, and Xavier is 7-4 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 231 (Wake Forest) and the No. 1 (Xavier) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Wake Forest's No. 65-ranked offense, averaging 79.7 PPG, against a Musketeers defense that ranks No. 28 at 62.91 PPG. The Demon Deacons field goal percentage has averaged 45.78% so far, more than the Musketeers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.25% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Xavier cruised to victory on Saturday, running Auburn out of the gym and running up a 85-61 score at Cintas Center.

Bryant Crawford scored 19 points leading the Demon Deacons to a 83-77 victory over Coastal Carolina at Joel Coliseum on Friday.

Betting Trends
  • Xavier is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Xavier is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Xavier's last 6 games
  • Xavier is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Xavier at Villanova, Thursday, December 31st
Wake Forest at LSU, Tuesday, December 29th