In-game odds and win probabilities for Villanova @ Xavier
Villanova won the game, which was not unexpected. Villanova entered the game as the favorite, with a 60% chance to win before the game started.
Xavier made it a game early, taking their largest lead at the beginning of the game, when they had a 56% chance of winning. But Villanova responded, regaining the lead and maintaining control for the duration of the game.