Xavier Musketeers vs. San Diego State Aztecs ATS Prediction

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The Xavier Musketeers (2-2) battle against the San Diego State Aztecs (2-1) in the Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center. The game will air on ESPN2 at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.

Xavier Musketeers vs. San Diego State Aztecs ATS Odds

Both teams lost in their last game. The Aztecs got blown out by the top-ranked Duke Blue Devils, 90-64, while the Musketeers fell to the eighth-ranked Auburn Tigers, 88-79.

Xavier did a terrific job of converting from the charity stripe (21-24; 87.5 percent) while San Diego State had a better turnover percentage (16.7 vs. 17.2). Devin Watson put together a solid outing for San Diego State with 15 points. Xavier, meanwhile, received a boost from Paul Scruggs, who contributed 16 points and seven rebounds.

San Diego State should have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Aztecs rank 75th in offensive efficiency, while the Musketeers rank 192nd in defensive efficiency since the 2017-18 season.

Xavier Musketeers vs. San Diego State Aztecs ATS Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – San Diego State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Xavier ranks 24th in assists per game (16.4) while San Diego State ranks 166th in assists allowed per game (13.4).
  • The Musketeers rank 24th in rebounds allowed per game (31.5) while the Aztecs rank 70th (33.0).
  • San Diego State ranks 170th in blocks per game (3.2) while Xavier ranks 189th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
  • The Aztecs rank 185th in three pointers attempted per game (21.5) while the Musketeers rank 310th in three pointers allowed per game (26.0).
  • San Diego State averages 6.4 steals per game, which ranks 133rd in the country. Xavier ranks 207th in steals allowed per game (6.7).