Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Creighton Bluejays travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Seton Hall as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Bluejays come into this game with an overall record of 11-5 and a road record of 1-3. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-3. The Pirates have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 5-9 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Mo Watson Jr. comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bluejays. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Geoffrey Groselle averages 12.1 points per game in 21.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Creighton. His field goal percentage is 74% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Isaiah Whitehead averages 15.5 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Khadeen Carrington averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Creighton averages 85.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 10th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 37th in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 116th and 25th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 41st with 11.1 per game. The Bluejays allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 225th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 247th and 266th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 72nd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 196th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 146th in the Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 73.9 points per game this year which ranks them 143rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 110th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 63rd and 151st respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 235th with 13.7 per game. The Pirates allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 143rd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the nation. The Pirates force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-6 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 12-3 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-5 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 5-9 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/18/15 F Martin Krampelj Knee out for season
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Creighton
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