Xavier a road favorite

Can Xavier cover as a road favorite against Creighton on Tuesday night?

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.

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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.

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