Big East Tournament Preview: Xavier Musketeers vs. Butler Bulldogs

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The Xavier Musketeers and the Butler Bulldogs will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Madison Square Garden in the Big East Tournament.

Oddsmakers currently have the Bulldogs listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Musketeers, while the game’s total is sitting at 133.

Butler won its last outing, a 68-64 result against Providence on March 7. They covered in that game as a +3.5-point underdog.

In their last action, Xavier was a 74-73 winner on the road against Creighton. They failed to cover the -2.5-point spread as favorites.

Xavier:
Team record: 19-12 SU,14-16-1 ATS
Xavier is 5-10-1 ATS in its last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Xavier’s last 7 games
Xavier is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Butler
Xavier is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Butler

Butler:
Team record: 22-9 SU,18-12 ATS
Butler is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Butler’s last 5 games
Butler is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Xavier
Butler is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Xavier

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