Nebraska vs. Creighton Pick
Will Creighton remain unbeaten at home when the Bluejays play host to Nebraska today at 2:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Creighton is the favorite in this game, as the Bluejays are getting odds of -10.5 points against Nebraska. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 158 points. Today’s game takes place from the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska and will air live on FS1.
Nebraska is coming off a 78-68 win over Minnesota earlier this week to improve to 7-3 on the season. The Cornhuskers are 5-5 against the spread, alternating between covering and a failed cover. Nebraska is coming off a cover in the win over the Gophers. Nebraska is putting up 74 points per game on offense while giving up 70.7 per contest. Glynn Watson Jr. is leading Nebraska with 14.5 points and 3.5 assists per game while James Palmer Jr. is adding 14 points per contest.
Creighton is coming off a 111-68 win over North Dakota earlier this week to improve to 6-2 on the season. The Bluejays are 5-2 against the spread, covering in all of their wins. Creighton is averaging 92.5 points per game this season while allowing 76.9 per game. Marcus Foster is leading Creighton with 19 points per game while Martin Krampelj is adding 12.9 points and 7.8 rebounds per game.
Creighton has six straight meetings with Nebraska, covering the spread in 10 straight meetings as well. The Bluejays have covered the spread in four straight against Big Ten opponents and four of their last five at home. Nebraska is 1-4 ATS in its last five road games and the Huskers have failed to cover in eight straight against Big Ten opponents. The public betting is heavily with Creighton today and I agree. Look for the Bluejays to continue their dominance in this series.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: CREIGHTON -10.5