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Xavier vs Texas Live Stream & Tips – Texas To Cover Spread In March Madness Sweet 16 Success

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Last updated: 21 Mar 2023
Leigh Copson 21 Mar 2023
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  • Xavier vs Texas tips for Friday, March 24
  • Tip-off is 01:45 GMT (Saturday) at T-Mobile Arena in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Can Texas book their place in the Elite Eight?
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  • Xavier Form
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Xavier vs Texas Predictions & Tips

Texas are tipped to cover as they reach the Elite Eight of March Madness.

The Longhorns are on a good run of form and have been stacking up covers in recent weeks.

  • Texas are on a 6-game win streak
  • Texas have covered in 6 of their last 7 games
  • Xavier have covered in only 2 of their last 6 games
  • The Under has cashed in each of Texas’ last 7 games

Head To Head

  • Texas lead the all-time series 3-2
  • Texas won 78-76 when the teams last met in March 2019

Xavier Form

Xavier go into the Sweet 16 of March Madness in good form with seven wins in their last eight games.

The Musketeers closed out the regular season with three consecutive wins to develop some momentum going into the Big East tournament.

They then kept their good run going as they followed up an 89-84 win against DePaul with an 82-60 blowout of Creighton.

Xavier failed to complete the job though, as they were beaten 65-51 by #6 Marquette in the final.

The Musketeers have rebounded at the national championship though, following up a 72-67 win against Kennesaw State with an 84-73 victory over Pittsburgh.

Texas Form

Texas are riding a six-game win streak as they look to book their place in March Madness’ Elite Eight.

The Longhorns suffered back-to-back defeats to Baylor and TCU late in the regular season, but bounced back to close out with a 75-59 win over #3 Kansas.

They then followed that up by winning the Big 12 tournament, downing Oklahoma State 61-47 and #22 TCU 66-60 to set up another meeting with Kansas.

Texas repeated that regular season success against the #3 Wildcats, claiming the conference tournament crown with a 76-56 win.

The Longhorns have shown no signs of slowing down at March Madness, beating Colgate 81-61 and Penn State 71-66 to reach the Sweet 16.

Verdict

Texas have been on a strong run over the past couple of weeks, winning and covering routinely.

Those trends are tipped to continue here as the Longhorns advance in March Madness.

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