Notre Dame is not playing with any confidence at present after a dismal start to the season. Things have gone worse for them after losing their star player due to injury. Xavier is also struggling and looks like there is no way back for both these teams this season.
In terms of ranking, Xavier Musketeers is ranked tenth while Notre Dame is in seventh spot. Musketeers come in with a record of 21-12 after attaining third spot in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Check the March Madness Lines for Xavier vs. Notre Dame game.
Notre Dame was unable to win its Big East Conference Tournament championship last year after a disappointing loss to Louisville. The Fighting Irish has an ability to perform much better but time is running out. With wins over the likes of West Virginia, Marquette, Uconn and Syracuse, they know fully well how to win matches but often they crumble under pressure. Defensively they are very good.
Overall, the Fighting Irish has won 15 matches out of 18 against Xavier, which is quite a good record. Last time around, Notre Dame defeated Musketeers very convincingly in the opening fixture 11 years back.
With regard to betting, Notre Dame is a slight favorite in the college basketball odds of 1.79. If you are of the opinion that Xavier is going to win the match, you can back them at 2.18. This is going to be a tight match and the best bet would be to get involved in-play taking into account the body language of both teams. Start your March Madness Wagering action for the Xavier vs. Notre Dame game
In the handicap market, you can back Xavier with a three point start at odds of 1.89. If you do not like the look of Xavier and believe Notre Dame is going to win convincingly, you can back them at odds of 2.02. The total match points market is set at under 124.5 points and over 124.5 points. You can back under 124.5 points at odds of 1.91 while the over 124.5 points is available at 1.99.
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