Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The Creighton Bluejays travel to Allstate Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 150.5.
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The Bluejays come into this game with an overall record of 12-6 and a road record of 2-3. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-5. The Blue Demons have an overall record of 6-11 and a home record of 3-4. They have an over/under record of 6-10 and they are 6-10 against the spread.
Mo Watson Jr. comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bluejays. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Geoffrey Groselle averages 12.1 points per game in 21.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Creighton. His field goal percentage is 74% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Billy Garrett averages 14.1 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Blue Demons. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 3.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Myke Henry averages 13.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Creighton averages 83.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 51st in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 90th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 32nd with 11.1 per game. The Bluejays allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 211th and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 103rd and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 157th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 132nd in the Division 1.
DePaul averages 69.4 points per game this year which ranks them 227th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 123rd in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 201st and 199th respectively. In the turnover department the Blue Demons rank 305th with 14.6 per game. The Blue Demons allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 185th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 169th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 220th place in the nation. The Blue Demons force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 259th in college basketball.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-7 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-5 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 6-10 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 6-10 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/18/15 F Martin Krampelj Knee out for season
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Creighton
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