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Wednesday College Basketball Picks for Villanova vs. Xavier: How Sharps Are Betting Spread

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  • Wednesday's college basketball slate gets underway with a top-25 showdown between Villanova and Xavier.
  • Xavier is currently a short favorite over Villanova according to the latest college basketball odds, but that spread has been shaped by smart money.
  • Let's take a deeper look at Villanova vs. Xavier, including how sharps are betting Wednesday's college basketball matchup.

Villanova vs. Xavier State Odds

Villanova Odds +1
Xavier Odds -1
Over/Under 140
Date Wednesday, Jan. 12
Time 6:30 p.m. ET
Channel FS1

*Odds as of Wednesday morning

There’s nothing like tipping off a weeknight college basketball slate with one of the biggest games on the card.

Often, there are smaller matchups littered throughout the afternoon on a weekday, but the runway is essentially clear tonight until No. 14 Villanova visits No. 17 Xavier at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Because both teams are ranked in the top 25, this game will likely catch the eyes of casual bettors looking for action.

And based on our college basketball betting tools, wiseguys are already aligning on the same side of the Villanova vs. Xavier matchup.

Let’s take a look.

Villanova vs. Xavier Pick