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Xavier vs Butler Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big East Tournament

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Xavier vs Butler Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big East Tournament

The No. 9 seed Xavier Musketeers (15-16, 9-11 Big East) square off in the Big East tournament against the No. 8 seed Butler Bulldogs (18-13, 9-11 Big East) on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden, tipping off at 4:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Xavier vs. Butler Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Arena: Madison Square Garden

Xavier vs. Butler Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Xavier win (50.7%)

Take a look at some betting trends for Xavier (-1.5) versus Butler on Wednesday. The over/under has been set at 152.5 points for this game.

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Xavier vs. Butler: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Xavier is 15-16-0 ATS this season.
  • Butler has put together a 14-16-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Xavier covers the spread when it is a 1.5-point favorite or more 50% of the time. That's more often than Butler covers as an underdog of 1.5 or more (37.5%).
  • The Musketeers sport a better record against the spread in home games (9-9-0) than they do in road games (5-6-0).
  • The Bulldogs' winning percentage against the spread at home is .375 (6-10-0). On the road, it is .455 (5-6-0).
  • Xavier has eight wins against the spread in 20 conference games this season.
  • Against the spread in Big East action, Butler is 7-13-0 this year.

Xavier vs. Butler: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Xavier has won in 12, or 75%, of the 16 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This year, the Musketeers have won 12 of 16 games when listed as at least -126 or better on the moneyline.
  • Butler has compiled a 4-11 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 26.7% of those games).
  • The Bulldogs have gone 2-11 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer (15.4%).
  • Xavier has an implied victory probability of 55.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Xavier vs. Butler Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Xavier averages 76.4 points per game (101st in college basketball) while giving up 74.2 per contest (252nd in college basketball). It has a +66 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 2.2 points per game.
  • Xavier's leading scorer, Quincy Olivari, is 45th in college basketball putting up 19.5 points per game.
  • Butler puts up 77.4 points per game (76th in college basketball) while allowing 73.6 per contest (238th in college basketball). It has a +117 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 3.8 points per game.
  • Pierre Brooks leads Butler, averaging 14.8 points per game (302nd in college basketball).
  • The Musketeers rank 45th in the country at 38.6 rebounds per game. That's 2.8 more than the 35.8 their opponents average.
  • Abou Ousmane's 6.5 rebounds per game lead the Musketeers and rank 243rd in college basketball action.
  • The Bulldogs average 35.3 rebounds per game (179th in college basketball), compared to the 36.1 of their opponents.
  • Jalen Thomas tops the Bulldogs with 6.1 rebounds per game (323rd in college basketball).
  • Xavier ranks 192nd in college basketball with 94.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 150th in college basketball defensively with 91.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Bulldogs rank 123rd in college basketball averaging 97.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 183rd, allowing 92.9 points per 100 possessions.

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