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    The Villanova Wildcats (13-14, 7-9 Big East) visit the No. 16 Xavier Musketeers (20-7, 12-4 Big East) after losing three straight road games. The Musketeers are favored by 5.5 points in the contest, which begins at 6:30 PM ET on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. The over/under is set at 148.5 in the matchup.

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    How do I watch Musketeers vs. Wildcats?

    • Game Day: Tuesday, February 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Arena: Cintas Center

    Betting Lines for Musketeers vs. Wildcats

    Xavier vs Villanova Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Xavier -5.5 148.5

    Xavier Betting Stats & Information

    • Xavier has gone 17-2 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 89.5%).
    • The Musketeers have not played a game with moneyline odds of -234 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Musketeers have put together a 15-11-1 record against the spread.
    • When they have played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this season, the Wildcats are 3-1 against the spread.
    • The average over/under Xavier has had in its games this season is 9.2 more points than this particular game’s point total.

    Villanova Betting Stats & Info

    • Villanova has entered the game as underdogs seven times this season and won once.
    • The Wildcats have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +193.
    • The Wildcats are 10-17-0 ATS this year.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 5.5 points or more, the Wildcats have a 3-1 record against the spread.
    • The average total for Villanova’s games this year is 11.2 fewer points than the point total of 148.5 for this outing.

    Xavier vs. Villanova Season Stat Comparison

    Xavier Rank Xavier AVG Villanova AVG Villanova Rank
    9th 82.6 Points Scored 69.5 232nd
    317th 75.2 Points Allowed 67.8 122nd
    36th 34.8 Rebounds 29.1 308th
    152nd 8.9 Off. Rebounds 6.1 337th
    156th 7.6 3pt Made 8.6 55th
    1st 20.4 Assists 11 327th
    240th 12.6 Turnovers 9.9 19th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Xavier Musketeers Leaders

    • The leader in points and assists for the Musketeers is Souley Boum, who scores 16.2 points and distributes 4.7 assists per game.
    • Zach Freemantle is Xavier’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 8.1 boards in each contest while scoring 15.2 points per game.
    • Boum makes more threes per game than any other member of the Musketeers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of two per contest.

    Villanova Wildcats Leaders

    • Caleb Daniels’ points (15.9 per game) and assists (2.6 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Wildcats’ leaderboards.
    • Eric Dixon grabs 6.7 rebounds per game (he also scores 15.7 points per game and adds 1.4 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Villanova rebounding leaderboard.
    • Daniels is the most prolific from deep for the Wildcats, hitting 2.4 threes per game.

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