Xavier vs. Arizona Odds
LOS ANGELES, CA (TheSpread) – Thursday’s NCAA Tournament action closes in the West Region when No. 2 Arizona faces No. 6 Xavier at 10:17PM ET.
Arizona is 33-3 on the season, 8-0 on a neutral floor and 23-13 against the spread. Xavier is 23-13 on the season, 5-3 on a neutral court and 18-16-1 against the spread. Arizona is making its 18th NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance tonight, while Xavier is appearing in the regional semifinals for the seventh time.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Arizona is favored at home in this game. The Wildcats are getting -10.5 points against Xavier tonight, while the over/under total has been set at 135.5 points. This game is being played from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Xavier has defeated Ole Miss and Georgia State thus far in its two NCAA Tournament games. The Musketeers have won five of their last six straight up and they are 4-1 against the spread in their last five. Xavier has been trending toward the under as of late, hitting it in four of their last five games.
Arizona has defeated Texas Southern and Ohio State thus far in March Madness. The Wildcats have won 13 straight games coming into tonight and they are 7-2 against the spread in their last nine. Like Xavier, Arizona has been trending toward the under as well, hitting it in four of their last five games.