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Creighton vs Georgetown Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 1st Betting Odds
Bluejays vs Hoyas Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Creighton Bluejays at Georgetown Hoyas
- Where: Washington at Capital One Arena
- Date: Wednesday, February 1st
- Betting Odds: Creighton -13.5, CREIGH -1110 | GEORGE +660 O/U 147.0
The Creighton Bluejays head into today’s game in what will be their 22nd game of the season, posting a record of 13-8. On the road, the Bluejays will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 3-6. This season, Creighton has been favored to win in 16 games, sitting with a mark of 13-3. For today’s contest, Creighton has a betting line set -13.5 points in their favor.
Creighton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Baylor Scheierman who is averaging 13.52 points per game for the Bluejays. Scheierman is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bluejays’ offensive game plan is the play of Trey Alexander who has hit 44.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.0 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Creighton this season, as they are currently ranked 262nd in college basketball at 69.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bluejays’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.7%, placing them 436th in the NCAA.
The Georgetown Hoyas head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 6-16. Currently, the Hoyas have been the home team 13 times, sitting with a record of 6-7. So far, the Hoyas have been the underdog 14 times, going 1-13 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +13.5 underdogs on the spread.
Georgetown’s leading scorer this season is Amir Spears, who is averaging 17.14 points per contest. So far, Spears has accounted for 23.68% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.32 rebounds per game and 5.36 assists. Brandon Murray is the second leading scorer for the Hoyas, averaging 14.65 points per game. Between him and Murray, they are accounting for 39.3% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Georgetown this season, as they are currently ranked 218th in college basketball at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Hoyas’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 236th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Creighton Bluejays -13.5
When analyzing this matchup between the Creighton Bluejays and the Georgetown Hoyas, we see grabbing Creighton to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have Creighton as the heavy favorite with a point spread sitting at -13.5. Not only only do we like the Creighton’s historical performance as the favorite, as they are 3-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Creighton and Georgetown are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Before tip-off, go ahead and get your bet down on the Creighton to win and cover the spread.