Xavier at Texas College Basketball Betting Tips 3/24/2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Frank Erwin Center
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The Xavier Musketeers head to Frank Erwin Center to take on the Texas Longhorns on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has Texas as 7.5 point favorites.
Xavier comes into this game with an overall record of 17-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 72.1 points per game while giving up 70.4 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 16-15. They are averaging 71.0 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 3.8.
Valuable Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 16-17-1 against the spread this season
The Xavier Musketeers are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 15-18-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Key Xavier Musketeers Injuries
03/05/19 G Keonte Kennedy Personal is out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/18/19 F Jaxson Hayes Knee is out indefinitely
Naji Marshall comes into this game averaging 14.5 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Paul Scruggs averages 12.5 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game. He averages 3.3 assists per game and 5.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Kerwin Roach Jr. scores 14.0 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.2 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Xavier averages 72.1 points per contest, which is 185th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 60th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 240th in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 111th and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 181st with 12.9 per game. The Musketeers allow 70.4 points per contest, which is 154th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 134th and 233rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 268th place in the country. They force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 221st in the nation with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 231st in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 186th in the NCAA. They are 260th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.8 boards per contest and 223rd in assists per game with 12.8. The Longhorns are 318th in turnovers per contest with 11.0. The Longhorns give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 62nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 121st and 294th in those defensive statistics. They rank 56th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 175th with 34.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Longhorns are 146th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per contest this year.
The Musketeers are 100th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 300th in the country with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 90th. As a team they are 107th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 192nd in Division 1. Xavier is 143rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 307th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 113th in the country in offensive rating with 106.5. In terms of pace they are 316th in Division 1 with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 182nd. As a team they are 195th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 47th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Xavier/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Xavier +7.5
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