Providence is off to a 10-6 start to the season on the court, including a 1-2 record in Big East play. The Friars are 3-11 ATS. Xavier comes to the Dunk ranked 5th in the nation with a 15-1 record, including a 3-0 record in Big East play. The Musketeers are 12-4 ATS.
Kenpom has this game as Xavier winning, 80-77, and he gives Providence a 37% chance of winning.
The oddsmakers have weighed in on this matchup that tips at 12:00pm on Saturday: