The No. 3 Xavier Musketeers (25-9) and the No. 14 Kennesaw State Owls (26-8) are poised to meet in their opening-round matchup in the NCAA Tournament on Friday, starting at 12:40 PM on truTV. Xavier is a 12.5-point favorite in this matchup. Here's everything you need to know about this Midwest Region matchup as you fill out your brackets. The over/under for the matchup is 154.5.

Xavier vs. Kennesaw State Odds & Info

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 12:40 PM ET
  • TV: truTV
  • Where: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
Favorite Spread Over/Under
Xavier -12.5 154.5

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Xavier vs Kennesaw State Betting Records & Stats

  • The Musketeers have a 16-14-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Xavier has been at least a -750 moneyline favorite eight times this season and won all of those games.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 88.2% chance of a victory for the Musketeers.
  • Kennesaw State is 19-9-0 ATS this year.
  • This season, the Owls have been a moneyline underdog of -750 or more three times, losing every contest.
  • Kennesaw State has an implied victory probability of 16% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Xavier vs. Kennesaw State Over/Under Stats

Games Over 154.5 % of Games Over 154.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Xavier 18 60% 81.4 156.7 74.1 143 152.2
Kennesaw State 8 28.6% 75.3 156.7 68.9 143 142.7

Additional Xavier vs Kennesaw State Insights & Trends

  • Xavier has gone 6-4 over its past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span.
  • Four of Musketeers' last 10 contests have gone over the total.
  • Kennesaw State is 5-5 against the spread and 8-2 overall in its past 10 contests.
  • In their past 10 games, the Owls have gone over the total four times.
  • The Musketeers average 12.5 more points per game (81.4) than the Owls give up (68.9).
  • Xavier is 14-8 against the spread and 23-3 overall when scoring more than 68.9 points.
  • The Owls' 75.3 points per game are just 1.2 more points than the 74.1 the Musketeers allow to opponents.
  • Kennesaw State is 12-3 against the spread and 15-3 overall when it scores more than 74.1 points.

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Xavier vs. Kennesaw State Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 12.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Xavier 16-14-0 3-5 19-11-0
Kennesaw State 19-9-0 2-1 17-11-0

Xavier vs. Kennesaw State Home/Away Splits

Xavier Kennesaw State
15-2 Home Record 15-1
7-4 Away Record 10-6
8-7-0 Home ATS Record 8-4-0
5-4-0 Away ATS Record 11-4-0
83.6 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 80.4
80.5 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 71.2
12-3-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 10-2-0
4-5-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 7-8-0

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