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    The No. 3 seed Creighton Bluejays (21-11, 14-6 Big East) are favored by 3.5 points when they meet the No. 2 seed Xavier Musketeers (24-8, 15-5 Big East) in the Big East Tournament Friday at Madison Square Garden, tipping off at 9:00 PM on Fox Sports 1. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the Big East championship.

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    How do I watch Bluejays vs. Musketeers?

    • Game Day: Friday, March 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden

    Betting Lines for Bluejays vs. Musketeers

    Creighton vs Xavier Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Creighton -3.5 152.5

    Creighton Betting Stats & Information

    • Creighton has been favored on the moneyline 25 times this season. They’ve gone 20-5 in those games.
    • The Bluejays have a record of 18-3 in games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -169 or shorter (85.7% win percentage).
    • The Bluejays are 16-16-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 3.5-point underdogs this season, the Musketeers are 4-2 against the spread.
    • The average over/under Creighton has had set in games this season is 7.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Xavier Betting Stats & Info

    • Xavier has entered the game as underdogs nine times this season and won four of those games.
    • The Musketeers have entered six games this season as the underdog by +142 or more and is 2-4 in those contests.
    • The Musketeers are 17-14-1 against the spread this season.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 3.5 points or more, the Musketeers have a 4-2 record against the spread.
    • The average point total for Xavier this season is 4.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Creighton vs. Xavier Season Stat Comparison

    Creighton Rank Creighton AVG Xavier AVG Xavier Rank
    53rd 77.2 Points Scored 82.3 10th
    122nd 68.1 Points Allowed 74.8 308th
    32nd 35 Rebounds 34.5 42nd
    265th 7.6 Off. Rebounds 8.9 142nd
    35th 9 3pt Made 7.7 140th
    21st 16 Assists 19.7 1st
    80th 10.9 Turnovers 12.4 231st

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Creighton Bluejays Leaders

    • Ryan Kalkbrenner leads the Bluejays in scoring, tallying 15.3 points per game to go with 6.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists.
    • Creighton’s leading rebounder is Baylor Scheierman averaging 8.4 boards per game and its best passer is Ryan Nembhard and his 4.9 assists per game.
    • The Bluejays get the most three-point shooting production out of Scheierman, who makes 2.4 threes per game.

    Xavier Musketeers Leaders

    • Souley Boum is the top scorer for the Musketeers with 16.8 points per game. He also adds 4.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game to his statistics.
    • The Xavier leaders in rebounding and assists are Jack Nunge with 7.8 rebounds per game (he also adds 14.3 points and 2.1 assists per game) and Colby Jones with 4.5 assists per game (he also tacks on 15.5 points and 5.3 rebounds per game).
    • Boum makes 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Musketeers.
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