Providence at Creighton College Basketball Betting Tips 3/6/2019
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
CHI Health Center Omaha
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The Providence Friars head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 6 point favorites.
Providence comes into this game with an overall record of 16-13. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 69.4 per contest. Creighton has an overall record of 16-13. They are averaging 79.0 points per game and surrendering 74.2, good for a point differential of 4.9.
Valuable Providence Friars Betting Trends
The Providence Friars are 13-16-0 against the spread this season
The Providence Friars are 13-16-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-14-0 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-17-0 against the over/under this year
Key Providence Friars Injuries
01/20/19 F Emmitt Holt Abdominal is out for season
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
01/24/19 C Jacob Epperson Back is out for season
Alpha Diallo comes into this game averaging 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Nate Watson averages 12.0 points per contest in 24.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Martin Krampelj averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.7 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
Providence averages 71.1 points per contest, which is 226th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 303rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 274th in the nation. They average 36.7 boards per contest and 14.4 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 200th with 12.8 per game. The Friars allow 69.4 points per contest, which is 132nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 197th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.6 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd, and they allow 12.3 assists per game which puts them in 109th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 271st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Creighton is 42nd in the nation with 79.0 points per contest this season. They are 19th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 4.9. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 5th in the NCAA. They are 237th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.3 boards per contest and 23rd in assists per game with 16.0. The Bluejays are 151st in turnovers per contest with 13.3. The Bluejays give up 74.2 points per game, which ranks them 247th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 290th and 291st in those defensive statistics. They rank 243rd with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 114th with 33.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 211th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per contest this year.
The Friars are 228th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 209th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 316th. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 278th in Division 1. Providence is 225th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 135th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 43rd in the country in offensive rating with 111. In terms of pace they are 129th in Division 1 with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 5th. As a team they are 10th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shots, ranking 18th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Providence/Creighton college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Providence +6
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