Georiga State vs. Xavier Odds
JACKSONVILLE, FL (TheSpread) – No. 6 Xavier hopes to put an end to the Cinderella story of No. 14 Georgia State when the two meet today in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament at 6:10PM ET on TNT.
Xavier is 22-13 on the season, 4-3 on a neutral floor and 17-16-1 against the spread. Georgia State is 25-9 overall, 5-0 on a neutral court and 16-17 against the spread. Georgia State advanced to today’s game with an improbable comeback for a 57-56 win over Baylor on Thursday. Xavier advanced to the third round with a dominant 76-57 win over Ole Miss.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Xavier is favored in this contest, as the Musketeers are getting odds of -7.5 points against Georgia State. The over/under total for the games has been set at 131.5 points. This game will be played from the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
With Thursday’s win over Baylor, Georgia State has now won six straight and nine of its last 10. The Panthers are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games while hitting the under in four of their last five games. Xavier has now won four of its last five with Thursday’s win over Ole Miss. The Musketeers are 3-1 against the spread in their last four while hitting the under in four straight games and eight of their last 10.