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Providence vs Xavier Headlines NCAAB Picks Today

Wednesday night brings a Big East scrap between Providence and Xavier in Cincinnati. Neither team is blowing our socks off, but that doesn’t mean the pair won’t put on a show head-to-head. The Musketeers have a sketchy record but are favored to win this game by five points over their peers in the Big East. While they are on the wrong side of the NCAAB betting odds, the Friars might be worth a look as underdogs.

 

Providence vs Xavier Headlines NCAAB Picks Today
Providence vs Xavier Headlines NCAAB Picks Today

Providence vs Xavier Game Information

1. Game: Providence (17-9, 8-7 Big East) vs Xavier (13-12, 7-7 Big East)
2. Location: Cintas Center, Cincinnati, OH
3. Day/Time: Wednesday, Feb 21, 8 p.m. ET
4. Providence vs Xavier Live Stream: TBS.com

 

The Providence Friars (17-9) visit the Xavier Musketeers (13-12) at Cintas Center on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The game starts at 7 p.m.ET and will be broadcast on CBSSN. The NCAAB lines list Xavier as a five-point favorite.

Providence vs Xavier Odds and Spreads

1. Friars are 9-0 against the NCAAB spread in their last nine games following an ATS loss.
2. Friars are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games.
3. Musketeers are 4-0 ATS in their last four games as an underdog of 13.0 or greater.
4. Musketeers are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games as a home favorite of 7.0-12.5.
5. Musketeers are 1-4 ATS in their last five games as an underdog of 0.5-6.5.
6. Musketeers are 1-4 ATS in their last five games vs. a team with a winning straight-up record.
7. Under is 5-0-1 in the Friars‘ last six games as a road underdog of 0.5-6.5.
8. Over is 5-0 in the Musketeers’ last five games following a straight-up loss.
9. Over is 4-0 in the Musketeers’ last four vs. a team with a winning straight-up record

 

Providence vs Xavier ATS Pick: Xavier -5

The NCAAB lines list Providence as underdogs, and while I do like a good Cinderella story, I don’t think a win is in the cards for the Friars. That leaves us with a NCAAB spread on Xavier to cover -5 as favorites at home.

Desperation is a big motivator, and at 13-12, the Musketeers cannot afford to lose another game. From now until the end of the season, every game is a must-win.

A win would give Xavier an all-important tiebreaker over the Friars after a 2-0 season record against their rivals.

Providence doesn’t travel well and has a tepid 2-6 record on the road, with one of the losses covering the Vegas betting odds.

 

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Providence vs Xavier Prediction

Xavier 78, Providence 72

 

 

Questions Of The Day

Who leads college basketball’s championship odds?


UConn leads the charge at +500 to win the 2024 NCAA Men’s National Championship.

Who will have the most rebounds in this game?


Providence’s Devin Carter is the most skilled rebounder in this game, with an average of 8.2 boards per game.

 

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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