Xavier a road favorite
No. 5 Xavier hits the road looking to stay in the Big East title race when it faces Creighton at 8PM ET on CBS Sports Network.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Xavier is a slim favorite on the road, as the Musketeers are getting odds of -1.5 points against Creighton. The over/under total for the game has been set at 158 points.
Xavier (21-2) is 9-2 in the Big East, 1 game behind Villanova for first place in the conference. Xavier has won five straight entering tonight’s game, winning by 7 points or more in all five games. Creighton (15-9) is 6-5 in the conference and coming off an 88-66 win against DePaul, which snapped a three-game losing streak.
Both teams have been solid against the spread this season, as both are 14-9 ATS this year. Creighton has also covered in three straight over Xavier, but one factor to consider in this game is that the Musketeers have been solid as a road favorite this year. Xavier is 4-1 against the spread as a road favorite, the most covers of any team in the Big East. Creighton has been a home underdog just once this year, but the Bluejays failed to cover in that contest.