Betting on today’s Musketeers and Huskies game? Catch the action at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 11:59 ET on None. The Musketeers come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 155.5 points.
XAVIER MUSKETEERS VS WASHINGTON HUSKIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Huskies +2.5
This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 11:59 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 72-70 in favor of the Huskies.
- Not only will Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Can the Musketeers Pull Off a Road Win?
Xavier comes into their game against Washington with a season record of 2-1. On the road, the Musketeers are 0-1 and at home they are 2-0. Xavier enters today’s game with a 1-2 record against the spread. Including last season, Xavier is 4-6 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
After three games, Xavier has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 143 points per game so far. The Musketeers’ last five games have finished with a combined 76 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
The Musketeers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 71 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.7 points per contest. The top scorer for the Musketeers was Desmond Claude with 15 points, while Gytis Nemeiksa also added 10 to the scoreboard.
Currently, the Musketeers’ defense holds the 57th rank in the nation, allowing 67.3 points per game. Xavier’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Purdue offense to knock down 50% of their shots on their way to putting up 83 points.
Will the Huskies Come Through as Home Underdogs?
After three games, Washington has a 2-1 overall record. In the previous three games where Washington was the underdog, they went 1-2 straight-up. As of today’s game, Washington has a 1-2 record against the spread. Looking back over their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Washington is 4-6 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Washington have had an average of 149.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 142.8 points. Their over/under record is 3-0-0. When analyzing the Huskies’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 78 points per game and an over/under record of 5-0.
In their recent matchup, the Washington offense ended with 76 points against Nevada. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48.4% and made 7 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Keion Brooks Jr. who comes into today’s matchup averaging 24.3. Sahvir Wheeler also heads into the game with a PPG average of 16.
At present, the Huskies’ defense is nationally ranked 64th, allowing 69.0 points per game. The Washington defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 83 points and allowed Nevada to connect on 7 threes.