Xavier vs. DePaul: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Xavier vs. DePaul: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Xavier Musketeers (23-8, 15-5 Big East) will try to continue a three-game win streak when they host the DePaul Blue Demons (10-22, 3-17 Big East) on March 9, 2023 at Madison Square Garden.

In its previous game, Xavier beat Butler on Saturday, 78-66. Its top scorer was Colby Jones with 20 points. DePaul won its most recent game versus Seton Hall, 66-65, on Wednesday. Javan Johnson led the way with 19 points, and also had four boards and three assists.

When is Xavier vs. DePaul and when does it start?

This game between the Musketeers and Blue Demons is set to start on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Xavier vs. DePaul

The Musketeers and Blue Demons will take to the hardwood at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on March 9, and if you would like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on FS1.

Xavier Musketeers vs. DePaul Blue Demons Game Preview

Xavier Stats, Odds & Insights

Xavier outscores opponents by 7.6 points per game (scoring 82.1 per game to rank 10th in college basketball while giving up 74.5 per outing to rank 303rd in college basketball) and has a +237 scoring differential overall.

The Musketeers score 5.2 more points than the Blue Demons give up (76.9).

Xavier connects on 7.6 three-pointers per game (161st in college basketball), while its opponents have made 7.5 on average.

The Musketeers are putting up 83.6 points per game this season at home, which is 3.1 more points than they’re averaging when playing on the road (80.5).

Xavier’s offense has been worse over its last 10 games, racking up 78.2 points a contest compared to the 82.1 it has averaged this season.

DePaul Stats, Odds & Insights

DePaul is being outscored by 6.1 points per game, with a -197 scoring differential overall. It puts up 70.8 points per game (195th in college basketball), and allows 76.9 per contest (342nd in college basketball).

The Blue Demons average 70.8 points, only 3.7 fewer than the Musketeers give up.

DePaul makes 8.3 three-pointers per game (87th in college basketball) at a 36.5% rate (62nd in college basketball), compared to the 7.3 its opponents make, shooting 34.7% from deep.

In 2022-23 the Blue Demons are scoring 9.0 more points per game at home (75.4) than on the road (66.4).

DePaul has fared worse offensively over its last 10 games, compiling 69.3 points per contest, 1.5 fewer points its than season average of 70.8.

Musketeers Key Players to Watch

Musketeers Leaders
Souley Boum 31 16.8 4.2 4.5 1.1 0.1 2.2
Colby Jones 30 15.3 5.3 4.6 1.4 0.6 1.4
Zach Freemantle 22 15.2 8.1 2.9 0.9 0.7 0.6
Jack Nunge 31 14.0 7.7 2.0 0.9 1.2 1.1
Adam Kunkel 29 10.3 2.7 3.1 1.1 0.1 1.8

Blue Demons Key Players to Watch

Blue Demons Leaders
Umoja Gibson 32 15.7 2.8 4.6 1.9 0.2 2.7
Javan Johnson 32 14.4 4.4 2.5 0.8 0.8 2.5
Nick Ongenda 7 12.0 6.6 1.0 1.3 4.6 0.0
Da’Sean Nelson 31 10.0 4.9 1.7 0.8 0.7 0.4
Eral Penn 32 8.5 6.8 0.7 0.6 1.0 0.3

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.