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Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers 03/15/2022 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

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Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers 03-15-2022 Spread Game Analysis and Odds

Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers 03/15/2022 – Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio will play host to the Cleveland State Vikings and the Xavier Musketeers as they clash in an exciting first round of the NIT tournament game. The Vikings finished first in the Horizon conference play and the Musketeers finished seventh in the Big East Conference. Both teams have come a long way this season and the March Madness 2022 picks have a winner based on the odds and the recent basketball betting trends.

Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers 03/15/2022

When:Tuesday, March 15, 9:00 PM ET
Where:Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
TV:ESPU
Stream:Sofascore
Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers 03/15/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Cleveland State Vikings+13 (-110)148 o (-110)+444
Xavier Musketeers-13 (-110)148 u (-110)-531
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Cleveland State Vikings

The Vikings finished 15-6 on the conference play and are 20-10 with their overall record. Despite their incredible performance this entire season, the Vikings failed to win the Horizon League Tournament against Wright State. Cleveland gave up 82 and scored only 67 points in return. D’Moi Hodge is the lead scorer for the Vikings with 12.3 points and 2.7 boards per game. Torrey Patten is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with 6.6 boards.

Players to watch: D’Moi Hodge G (GP 30, MIN 28.3, PTS 15.4, REB 3, AST 1.4, STL 2.3, BLK 0.8, TO 1.4, FG% 48.7, FT% 73.8, 3P% 34.3),Torrey Patton G (GP 29, MIN 29.6, PTS 13.7, REB 6, AST 3.5, STL 1.5, BLK 0.2, TO 3.2, FG% 45.7, FT% 68, 3P% 29.6), Tre Gomillion G (GP 30, MIN 28.4, PTS 10.3, REB 4.6, AST 2.9, STL 1.1, BLK 0.3, TO 2, FG% 51.8, FT% 68.3, 3P% 40).

Xavier Musketeers

The Musketeers finished their regular season with an 8-11 record. Overall, they are 18-13 after dropping their Big East tournament game to the Butler Bulldogs. The Musketeers have Nate Johnson as their lead scorer for the team with a dozen points per game. Colby Jones is right behind Johnson with 11.2 points. The Musketeers are averaging 73.9 points to opponents and are giving up 63.4 in return.

Players to watch: Jack Nunge F (GP 31, MIN 27, PTS 13.5, REB 7.5, AST 0.9, STL 0.7, BLK 1.4, TO 0.9, FG% 53, FT% 71.1, 3P% 34.1), Paul Scruggs G (GP 31, MIN 31.9, PTS 12, REB 4.2, AST 4.1, STL 1.4, BLK 0.5, TO 2.9, FG% 43, FT% 67.3, 3P% 33), Colby Jones G (GP 30, MIN 33.1, PTS 11.1, REB 7.5, AST 3, STL 1.5, BLK 0.6, TO 1.8, FG% 46.7, FT% 69.2, 3P% 27.9).

Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Predictions

Trends

Cleveland State Vikings

The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cleveland State’s last 12 games.
Cleveland State are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland State’s last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland State’s last 10 games this season.
Cleveland State are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Big East conference.

Xavier Musketeers

Xavier are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Xavier’s last 5 games.
Xavier are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Xavier’s last 6 games at home.
Xavier are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.

Cleveland State Vikings vs Xavier Musketeers Betting Picks

Summary: The Vikings are averaging 75.7 points and are giving up 69.8 points per game. The NCAAB recent betting picks are in favor of the Vikings to win this game and cover the spread against the Musketeers.

Moneyline: +444 is the ML for the Vikings and -531 is the ML for the Musketeers.

ATS: +13 (110) is set for the Vikings and -13 (-110) is set for the Musketeers.

Totals: Over 148 (-110) is the total for the Vikings and the same will go under for the Musketeers.

Score Prediction: 72-68, Vikings win.