Creighton vs. Butler Pick
Creighton hits the road to face Butler in a key Big East game tonight at 7PM ET on FS1. Can the Bluejays keep the game close?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Butler is the favorite in this Big East contest, as the Bulldogs are getting odds of -5.5 points against Creighton. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 150 points.
Creighton is 17-9 overall, 8-5 in the Big East, 4-5 on the road and 16-9 against the spread. Butler is 17-8 overall, 6-7 in the Big East, 10-3 at home and 11-13-1 against the spread. Creighton has won three of the last five meetings in this series, going 4-1 against the spread in those five meetings.
Butler hasn’t had a great season. The Bulldogs already find themselves below .500 in the conference and they are 4-8-1 against the spread in the Big East, worst of any team. Creighton, on the other hand, is 9-4 ATS in conference play and 6-3 ATS on the road this season. The Bluejays already hold a 72-64 win over Butler on Jan. 23, so they should be able to keep this game close and cover the spread.
TUESDAY’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: CREIGHTON +5.5