DePaul Blue Demons vs Creighton Bluejays Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
Odds/Point Spread: Creighton -9.5
The DePaul Blue Demons head to CHI Health Center Omaha to take on the Creighton Bluejays on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Creighton as 9.5 point favorites.
DePaul comes into this game with an overall record of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 69.0 per contest. Creighton has an overall mark of 19-6. They are averaging 77.7 points per contest and giving up 69.9, which is a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable DePaul Blue Demons Betting Trends
The DePaul Blue Demons are 11-11-1 against the spread this season
The DePaul Blue Demons are 11-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-9-1 against the spread this season
The Creighton Bluejays are 11-11-2 against the over/under this year
Key DePaul Blue Demons Injuries
02/01/20 G Devin Gage Hand is out for season
01/10/20 G Lyrik Shreiner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Creighton Bluejays Injuries
12/29/19 G Davion Mintz Ankle is out for season
11/05/19 C Jacob Epperson Knee is out indefinitely
02/12/20 G Shereef Mitchell Head is questionable
Paul Reed averages 15.6 points per contest in 32.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 10.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Charlie Moore comes into this game averaging 15.9 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per night. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Marcus Zegarowski averages 16.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.4 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes 5.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Ty-Shon Alexander scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Demons allow 69.0 points per contest which is 171st in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 36th and 101st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 279th, and they allow 13.0 assists per game which puts them in 212th place in D-1. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 330th in Division 1. DePaul averages 72.9 points per contest, which is 129th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 128th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 263rd in the nation. They average 38.1 boards per contest and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 66th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 55th with 14.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bluejays give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 192nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 121st and 46th in those defensive statistics. They rank 204th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 283rd with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bluejays are 70th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest. Creighton is 31st in the country with 77.7 points per contest this season. They are 37th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the country. They are 192nd in the nation in rebounding with 35.2 boards per contest and 37th in assists per game with 15.2. The Bluejays are 330th in turnovers per contest with 10.9.
The Blue Demons are 217th in the nation in offensive rating with 100. In terms of pace they are 59th in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 199th. As a team they are 225th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 304th in Division 1. DePaul is 102nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Creighton is 333rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bluejays are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 110.3. In terms of pace they are 138th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 22nd. As a team they are 20th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 76th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take DePaul +9.5 and over 148.5 total points
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