Creighton at DePaul NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/20/2019
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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The Creighton Bluejays travel to Wintrust Arena to play the DePaul Blue Demons on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has DePaul as 1 point favorites.
Creighton comes into this game with an overall record of 13-13. They currently have a point differential of 4.2 as they are averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 75.2 per contest. DePaul has an overall record of 13-11. They are averaging 75.9 points per game and surrendering 73.6, good for a point differential of 2.3.
Valuable Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-14-0 against the spread
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Important DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 12-12-0 against the spread
The DePaul Blue Demons are 13-10-1 against the over/under
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/24/19 C Jacob Epperson Back is out for season
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
12/19/18 G Jalen Coleman-Lands Hand is out indefinitely
Ty-Shon Alexander comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Martin Krampelj averages 12.7 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Max Strus averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Femi Olujobi averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Creighton averages 79.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 43rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 4.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 20th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 5th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game, which ranks them 230th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 13.2 per game. The Bluejays allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 265th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 291st and 290th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 252nd place in Division 1. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 163rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
DePaul is 104th in the country with 75.9 points per game this year. They are 77th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 2.3. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 242nd in the nation. They are 59th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.9 boards per game, and 98th in assists per contest with 14.5. The Blue Demons are 110th in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Blue Demons surrender 73.6 points per contest, which ranks them 237th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 184th and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 239th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest and 46th with 32.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blue Demons are 140th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Bluejays have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 41st. They are 135th in college basketball in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 4th. As a unit they are 12th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in D-1. Creighton is 154th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
DePaul is 132nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Blue Demons have an offensive rating of 107.1, which is ranked 102nd. They are 127th in D-1 in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 146th. As a unit they are 126th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 315th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Creighton/DePaul college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take DePaul -1
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