Creighton vs. Arizona State Prediction
Will Arizona State hang with Creighton tonight when it hosts the Bluejays as a home underdog at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Suns Devils are now an 8.5-point home underdog versus the Bluejays after opening as a 7-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 167.5 but has been bet down to 167.
Creighton is a perfect 11-0 on the season and is 7-3 against the spread in its 10 lined games in 2016. The Bluejays are coming off a 66-65 win over Oral Roberts but didn't come anywhere close to covering as a 25-point home favorite. Marcus Foster recorded 22 points and six rebounds to lead the team, while Maurice Watson Jr. scored 13 points and added a team-high 10 assists.
The Sun Devils are just one game above .500 on the year, winning six and dropping five to start the season. They've killed backers at the betting window, however, going 3-6 against the spread over their nine lined games. They are 2-1 against the spread at home, but are coming off an 81-70 loss to New Mexico State.
OUR PREDICTION: The Bluejays are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games as a road favorite, are 6-1 at the betting window in their last seven games versus Pac-12 opponents, and are 9-3 against the number in their last 12 games as a favorite. They've also covered in 13 of 18 non-conference games and are 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games overall. On the other side, the Sun Devils are a brutal 3-12-1 against the spread in their last 16 games as an underdog, are 2-8 against the number in their last 10 games versus Big East opponents, and are 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS -8.5