Bluejays vs. Pirates Prediction
The Creighton Bluejays will look to play road spoilers tonight when they play at the 10th-ranked Seton Hall Pirates. Can Creighton make it competitive enough to at least stay within the number?
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Prudential Center at 6:30PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Pirates are a 6-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 146 points. As of Wednesday morning, 55 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Creighton. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Bluejays race past Red Storm
Creighton earned a 94-82 home win Saturday over St. John's to improve to 18-6 overall and 7-4 in the Big East Conference. The Bluejays led 47-37 at halftime en route to the victory. Marcus Zegarowski led Creighton with 23 points on 9-of-16 shooting including 3-of-7 from 3-point range plus 2-of-2 at the free throw line. He also recorded seven rebounds and four assists. Denzel Mahoney accounted for 18 points and three boards off the bench. Damien Jefferson tallied 16 points and two caroms. Ty-Shon Alexander accumulated 16 points, five dimes and three rebounds. Christian Bishop had 10 points, seven boards, two assists and two blocked shots. Mitch Ballock added 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds.
Pirates take down Wildcats
Seton Hall carved out a 70-64 win Saturday at Villanova to move to 18-5 overall and 10-1 in conference action. The Pirates outscored the Wildcats 43-33 in the second half after trailing by four at the break. Myles Powell paced Seton Hall with 19 points on 7-of-16 shooting including 3-of-9 from 3-point range plus 2-of-2 at the charity stripe. He also recorded three rebounds and two steals. Sandro Mamukelashvili contributed 17 points, eight boards and two blocked shots. Quincy McKnight added 14 points, seven caroms, two assists and two steals.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Bluejays are 4-1 ATS in their last five games. The road team is 1-6 ATS in the last seven meetings.
The favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last seven meetings. Seton Hall is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 home games.
Creighton has been up-and down on the road this season with a victory at Villanova highlighting matters. But the last time out away from home for the Bluejays was a 17-point setback at Providence. While The Bluejays are elite offensively, they are taking on an elite defensive squad in Seton Hall in a hostile environment. Coupled with the fact that Creighton leaves something to be desired on the defensive end and I'd rather take the home team in this spot.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: SETON HALL PIRATES -6