Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Dunkin' Donuts Center
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The Xavier Musketeers travel to Dunkin' Donuts Center to play the Providence Friars on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Musketeers come into this game with an overall record of 17-2 and a road record of 4-1. They are 12-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Friars have an overall record of 17-3 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 11-8 and they are 12-7 against the spread.
Trevon Bluiett comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Musketeers. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Edmond Sumner averages 11.3 points per game in 24.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game for Xavier. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Ben Bentil averages 19.8 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Friars. He grabs 8.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Kris Dunn averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 7.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Xavier averages 79.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 38th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 117th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the country. They average 41.6 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 158th with 12.7 per game. The Musketeers allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 70th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 55th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 175th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in the Division 1.
Providence averages 74.5 points per game this year which ranks them 133rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 176th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 298th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 104th and 48th respectively. In the turnover department the Friars rank 57th with 11.5 per game. The Friars allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 63rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 122nd and 47th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 173rd place in the nation. The Friars force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 43rd in college basketball.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 12-7 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 11-8 against the over/under
Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 12-7 against the spread
The Providence Friars are 11-8 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
01/25/16 F Tim Stainbrook Back "?" Tuesday vs. Providence
Providence Friars Injuries
01/25/16 F Quadree Smith Hand "?" Tuesday vs. Xavier
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier
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