Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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The Creighton Bluejays travel to Prudential Center to play the Seton Hall Pirates on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 1 point favorites.
The Bluejays come into this game with an overall record of 21-4 and a road record of 7-1. They are 16-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-12. The Pirates have an overall record of 15-9 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 9-12 against the spread.
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Marcus Foster comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bluejays. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Justin Patton averages 13.6 points per game in 25.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Creighton. His field goal percentage is 70% for the year while his free throw percentage is 52%.
Khadeen Carrington averages 16.7 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Desi Rodriguez averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Creighton averages 84.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.3 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 5th in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 228th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 63rd with 12 per game. The Bluejays allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 166th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 127th and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 204th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 121st place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in Division 1.
Seton Hall averages 73.7 points per game this year which ranks them 156th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 148th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 5th and 239th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 243rd with 14 per game. The Pirates allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 103rd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 68th and 56th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 129th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 74th place in the nation. The Pirates force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
The Bluejays average 84.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 12.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 14 per contest. The Bluejays have an offensive rating of 116.5 and they assist on 55.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 60%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 61% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Creighton turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.4%. The Bluejays give up 72.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Pirates score 78.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.5 points per game. The Pirates have a rating on offense of 103.8 and 46.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Seton Hall turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.4%. The Pirates give up 65.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 16-7 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-12 against the over/under
Seton Hall Pirates Betting Trends
The Seton Hall Pirates are 9-12 against the spread
The Seton Hall Pirates are 10-13 against the over/under
Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/17/17 G Mo Watson Jr. Knee out for season
Seton Hall Pirates Injuries
12/22/16 F Myles Carter Disciplinary has been dismissed
02/14/17 F Ismael Sanogo Ankle "?" Wednesday vs. Creighton
02/09/17 F Veer Singh Personal left the team
02/08/17 G Jevon Thomas Personal left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Seton Hall +1
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