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:
Continue reading Opening Line: Providence +1.5 vs (5) Xavier 1/6/18
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center – Providence, RI
When: 6:30pm EST
How: FS1 (Tim Brando & Bill Raftery)/Fox Sports GO (Where Available)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV
Continue reading Game Notes & Preview: Providence (15-11, 5-8) vs Xavier (18-7, 8-4) 2/15/17
Where: Cintas Center – Cincinnati, OH
When: 7:00pm EST
How: FSN (Justin Kutcher & Stephen Bardo)/WEEI 103.7 FM and Friars.com (John Rooke and Joe Hassett)/FriarTV
Continue reading Game Notes & Preview: Providence (10-3, 0-0) at (17) Xavier (10-2, 0-0) 12/28/16