Saturday, February 6, 2016
CenturyLink Center Omaha
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The DePaul Blue Demons travel to CenturyLink Center Omaha to play the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Blue Demons come into this game with an overall record of 8-14 and a road record of 3-6. They are 8-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Bluejays have an overall record of 14-9 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 14-8 and they are 13-9 against the spread.
Myke Henry comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Blue Demons. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Billy Garrett averages 13.8 points per game in 28.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for DePaul. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Mo Watson Jr. averages 14.2 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bluejays. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 6.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Isaiah Zierden averages 11.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 89%.
DePaul averages 68.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 256th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 176th in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 225th and 208th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 294th with 14.2 per game. The Blue Demons allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 193rd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 114th and 227th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in the Division 1.
Creighton averages 80.7 points per game this year which ranks them 25th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 32nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 94th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest which ranks them 141st and 48th respectively. In the turnover department the Bluejays rank 27th with 10.9 per game. The Bluejays allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 208th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 206th and 264th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 156th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest which puts them in 151st place in the nation. The Bluejays force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 138th in college basketball.
The Blue Demons average 66.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 65 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 100.1 and they assist on 50.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. DePaul turns the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.6%. The Blue Demons give up 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bluejays score 83.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -12 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.3 points per game. The Bluejays have a rating on offense of 112.1 and 55% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Creighton turns it over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.2%. The Bluejays give up 71.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 77.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 8-12 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 9-12 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 13-9 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-8 against the over/under
DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/18/15 F Martin Krampelj Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take DePaul
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