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    The No. 18 Xavier Musketeers (12-3, 4-0 Big East) visit the Villanova Wildcats (8-7, 2-2 Big East) after winning three road games in a row. The Wildcats are favored by just 2 points in the contest, which tips at 4:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 7, 2023. The matchup has an over/under set at 146 points.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Wildcats vs. Musketeers

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
    • Location: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
    • Arena: The William B. Finneran Pavilion
    Villanova vs Xavier Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Villanova -2 146

    Villanova Betting Stats & Information

    • Villanova has won 58.3% of its games this season when the moneyline favorite (7-5).
    • The Wildcats have not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -120 or shorter.
    • The Wildcats have gone 6-9-0 ATS this season.
    • The Musketeers are 2-1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this season.
    • The average point total for Villanova’s games this year is 8.1 fewer points than the total of 146 in this matchup.

    Xavier Betting Stats & Info

    • Xavier has won one of the four games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Musketeers have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +100 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Musketeers are 8-6-1 ATS this year.
    • The Musketeers are 2-1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under in Xavier’s games this year is 11.7 more points than the point total of 146 in this outing.

    Villanova vs. Xavier Season Stat Comparison

    Villanova Rank Villanova AVG Xavier AVG Xavier Rank
    200th 70.9 Points Scored 83.8 12th
    121st 66.9 Points Allowed 73.9 298th
    293rd 29.9 Rebounds 35.1 68th
    346th 5.9 Off. Rebounds 8.7 193rd
    41st 9.1 3pt Made 7.4 193rd
    297th 11.7 Assists 21 1st
    8th 9.5 Turnovers 13.7 295th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Villanova Wildcats Leaders

    • The Wildcats leader in points and assists is Caleb Daniels, who scores 16.3 points per game along with 3.3 assists.
    • Villanova’s best rebounder is Eric Dixon, who averages 6.4 boards per game in addition to his 15.6 PPG average.
    • Daniels makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

    Xavier Musketeers Leaders

    • Souley Boum is at the top of the Musketeers scoring leaderboard with 16.9 points per game. He also collects 3.9 rebounds and averages 4.6 assists per game.
    • Xavier’s leader in rebounds is Zach Freemantle with 7.8 per game, and its leader in assists is Colby Jones with 5.6 per game.
    • Boum is dependable from three-point range and leads the Musketeers with two made threes per game.

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