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Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers 01/26/2022 Basketball Analysis, Preview and Spread

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Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers 01-26-2022 Basketball Analysis Preview and Spread

Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers 01/26/2022 – The Providence Friars will take the road in this game to square off against the Xavier Musketeers from Cintas Center in Cincinnati, OH. The Friars are dominating the Big East play as they sit at the top. Providence will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. As for Xavier, they remain at the sixth position and they enter this game with a losing record. The college basketball betting lines have been up and running for bettors to place their bets on their favorite teams.

Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers 01/26/2022

When:Wednesday, January 26, 6:30 PM ET
Where:Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
TV:CBSSN
Stream:Sofascore
Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers 01/26/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Providence Friars+7ย (-107)139.5 o (-107)+300
Xavier Musketeers-7ย (-107)139.5 u (-107)-500
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Providence Friars

The Providence Friars have won six of their seven conference games and are 16-2 with their overall play. The Friars are ahead of the Villanova Wildcats and they look forward to building on their last success. In their last game, they took out the Butler Bulldogs with a final score of 69-62. Nate Watson was the bright spot for Providence with 18 points. Watson went seven for 12 with his shooting attempts. Jared Bynum is the other notable player with 10 points and six boards. The Friars are holding the 17th rank in the country with their overall performance.

Players to watch: N. Watson C (GP 18, MIN 28.2, PTS 14.1, REB 6.2, AST 0.6, STL 0.4, BLK 1, TO 1.4, FG% 56.6, FT% 60.9, 3P% 0), A. Durham G (GP 18, MIN 35.3, PTS 13.3, REB 2.8, AST 3.1, STL 0.6, BLK 0.4, TO 2.6, FG% 36.1, FT% 81.6, 3P% 24.6), A.J. Reeves G (GP 14, MIN 26.8, PTS 10.7, REB 3.1, AST 2.1, STL 0.4, BLK 0.3, TO 0.6, FG% 39.7, FT% 80, 3P% 36.1).

Xavier Musketeers

The Musketeers are holding a 4-3 conference record and are 14-4 with their overall play. Xavier is ahead of St. Johnโ€™s and is trailing Creighton. The Musketeers dropped their last game against the Marquette Golden Eagles with a final score of 75-64. Xavierโ€™s defense is giving up 64.3 points per game. Paul Scruggs, Colby Jones, and Adam Kunkel are the bright spots in scoring. Xavier is just one game ahead of the .500 mark in the Big East. The Musketeers will need to open up on their offense if they need to win this game.

Players to watch: J. Nunge F (GP 18, MIN 23, PTS 12.3, REB 7.1, AST 0.7, STL 0.6, BLK 1.4, TO 1.1, FG% 51.8, FT% 78.3, 3P% 26.2), C. Jones G (GP 17, MIN 30.2, PTS 11.4, REB 8, AST 2.6, STL 1.4, BLK 0.6, TO 1.8, FG% 48.5, FT% 68.9, 3P% 32.4), N. Johnson G (GP 18, MIN 27.4, PTS 11.3, REB 2.7, AST 1, STL 0.7, BLK 0.4, TO 1.4, FG% 45.6, FT% 72.7, 3P% 41.7).

Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Predictions

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Providence Friars

Providence are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence’s last 5 games.
Providence are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.
Providence are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against Xavier.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Providence’s last 5 games on the road.

Xavier Musketeers

Xavier are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Xavier’s last 6 games.
Xavier are 14-4 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Xavier’s last 5 games against Providence.
Xavier are 12-1 SU in their last 13 games at home.

Providence Friars vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Picks

Summary: The Musketeers are not a bad team, but the Friars are any day stronger with their overall performance. The online basketball betting sites US has predicted the Musketeers to win this game and cover the spread.

Moneyline: +300 is the ML for the Friars and -500 is the ML for the Musketeers.

ATS: A spread of +7 (-107) is out for Providence and a spread of -7 (-107) is out for the Musketeers.

Totals: Over 139.5 (-107) is the total for Providence and Under 139.5 (-107) is the total for the Musketeers.

Score Prediction: 70-62, Friars win.