Xavier vs Providence: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 10, 2021

Big East foes square off when the Xavier Musketeers (9-2) host the Providence Friars (7-4) at Cintas Center, starting at 11:00 AM ET on Sunday, January 10, 2021. The Friars are 3.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 140.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 10, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Xavier Betting Information

  • The Musketeers have compiled a 7-3 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Musketeers are 3-3 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • The Musketeers and their opponents have hit the over in 6 of 10 games this season (60%).

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 11 15.6 7.9 1.5 0.8 0.9 1.3
Paul Scruggs 11 14.4 3.6 6.5 1.9 0.5 1.5
Nate Johnson 11 11.1 3.8 1.5 1.5 0.1 2.5
KyKy Tandy 11 8.6 1.4 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.5
Jason Carter 11 7.8 8.2 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.5

Providence Betting Information

  • The Friars have met expectations of oddsmakers this season with an even 4-4 record against the spread.
  • As at least a 3.5-point underdog, the Friars tend to meet expectations with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • In eight games this season, Providence has hit the over in 50% of their games.

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 11 19.3 6.3 4.3 1.0 0.3 1.9
Nate Watson 11 18.5 7.0 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.0
A.J. Reeves 11 9.0 3.3 1.1 1.2 0.0 1.5
Jimmy Nichols Jr. 9 5.8 2.6 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.2
Jared Bynum 11 5.8 1.7 4.5 1.2 0.1 0.2

Total Facts

  • In Xavier’s matchups this season, the Musketeers and their opponents have gone over Sunday’s point total of 140.5 points seven times (63.6% of opportunities).
  • In six out of Providence’s 11 games this season (54.5%), the competing teams scored a higher point total than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The point total for the game of 140.5 is 13.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Musketeers (79.2 points per game) and the Friars (74.7 points per game).
  • This game’s over/under is 0.2 fewer points than the 140.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Musketeers have seen a 148.5 over/under in their games this season, 8.0 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 5.2 points separates the average total points bet in Friars games (145.7 points) and this contest’s over/under (140.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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