Xavier vs Providence: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 24, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 24, 2021

The Xavier Musketeers (12-4) visit the Providence Friars (11-11) in a matchup of Big East teams at Alumni Hall (RI), tipping off at 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 24. The Musketeers are  favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 24, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Xavier Betting Information

  • Xavier is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 9-6.
  • The Musketeers have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 5-5 this season.
  • In 60% of its games this season (9/15), Xavier and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Musketeers got a team-high 17 points from Zach Freemantle on the way to a 63-51 win against Butler on Sunday. They were favored by 10.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 114 points to go under the 133.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Xavier Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zach Freemantle 16 16.5 8.8 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.1
Paul Scruggs 16 13.4 4.0 6.4 1.8 0.5 1.4
Nate Johnson 16 11.4 4.2 1.7 1.2 0.1 2.6
Colby Jones 10 8.2 4.6 2.8 1.4 0.2 0.6
KyKy Tandy 14 7.4 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.4

Providence Betting Information

  • In their games this season, Providence has come up with a balanced record of 9-9 ATS.
  • For the 10th time this season, the Friars are at least a 1-point underdog, where they have a record of 4-5 against the spread.
  • An even amount of Providence’s 18 games this season have reached the over/under.
  • The Friars fell to UConn 73-61 and failed to cover the spread as 6.5-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 133.5 point total on Tuesday in their most recent contest. Alyn Breed scored a team-high 14 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Providence Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
David Duke 22 17.1 6.2 4.8 1.1 0.3 2.0
Nate Watson 22 16.7 6.7 0.7 0.4 0.9 0.0
A.J. Reeves 22 9.9 3.7 1.8 0.9 0.0 1.9
Jimmy Nichols Jr. 15 6.5 2.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.6
Alyn Breed 19 6.0 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.5

Total Facts

  • In Xavier’s matchups this season, the Musketeers and their opponents have exceeded Wednesday’s point total of 141.5 points 10 times (62.5% of opportunities).
  • In 11 out of Providence’s 22 games this year (50%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • The Musketeers average 77 points per game against the Friars’ 70.5, amounting to 6.0 points over the contest’s over/under of 141.5.
  • This game’s total is 1.8 fewer points than the 139.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Musketeers have seen a 146.6 over/under in their games this season, 5.1 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Friars games have an over/under of 140.5 points this season, 1.0 point fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/10/2021 Xavier Xavier -4 138 -186 +152 Regular Season 74-73 XAVIER
3/4/2020 Providence Providence -3.5 133 -177 +146 Regular Season 80-74 PROV
2/8/2020 N/A Xavier N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-58 XAVIER
2/16/2019 N/A Providence N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-61 XAVIER
1/23/2019 N/A Xavier N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-62 PROV

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