DePaul Blue Demons vs Creighton Bluejays Prediction, 12/25/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: DePaul Blue Demons vs Creighton Bluejays
Date: Sunday, December 25, 2022
Location: CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE
TV: Youtube TV
The Creighton Bluejays (6-6) host the DePaul Blue Demons (6-6) at CHI Health Center Omaha on Sunday.
The DePaul Blue Demons faced off with Northwestern and went home with a loss by a final score of 83-45 in their last contest. DePaul finished the contest with a 30.8% field goal percentage (16 out of 52) and made 6 out of their 21 shots from downtown. At the free throw line, the Blue Demons knocked down 7 of 9 attempts for a percentage of 77.8%. Pertaining to grabbing boards, they earned 30 with 3 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 9 dimes in this contest while forcing 12 turnovers and earning 6 steals. Regarding the defense, DePaul allowed the other team to go 43.3% from the floor on 29 of 67 shooting. Northwestern recorded 15 dimes and had 14 steals for this game. In addition, Northwestern grabbed 38 rebounds (9 offensive, 29 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Northwestern went 85.7% from the free throw line by making 12 of their 14 attempts. They converted 13 out of their 33 attempts from distance. Regarding personal fouls, the Blue Demons left the arena with 14 and Northwestern finished the game with 13 personal fouls.
Philmon Gebrewhit is one player who was a factor in the game. He walked away from this one shooting 42.9% from the field and also distributed 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 30 minutes played and totaled 2 boards. He accounted for 11 points on 3 out of 7 shooting.
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DePaul will take the court with a record of 6-6 for the campaign. They lose possession via turnover 14.3 times per contest and as a squad are committing 17.6 fouls every game. As a team, DePaul is pulling down 34.2 rebounds per contest and has totaled 159 dimes so far this season, which has them ranked 183rd in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. The Blue Demons are shooting 35.9% on 3-point shots (108 of 301) and 79.4% from the charity stripe. They average 72.6 points per game (176th in the country) while shooting 41.8% from the field.
Defensively, the Blue Demons are forcing 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.3 fouls. They are giving up 32.0% on 3-pointers and they are 320th in college basketball in points per game allowed (75.1). The Blue Demons defense is giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 44.0% (322 of 731) and they surrender 38.3 boards per game as a squad. They rank 279th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 167 relinquished on the year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Creighton Bluejays took a defeat with a final score of 69-58 when they faced Marquette. When discussing cleaning the glass, Creighton allowed Marquette to collect 28 in total (3 on the offensive glass). They wrapped up this game 28.6% from behind the 3-point line by going 6 out of 21 and walked away from this one shooting 9 out of 14 from the charity stripe (64.3%). The Bluejays allowed Marquette to convert 27 of 60 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.0% for this game. When the final whistle blew, the Bluejays ended up shooting 25 for 54 from the field which had them sitting at 46.3%. When it comes to shots from downtown, Creighton knocked down 4 of their 20 tries (20.0%). They were able to convert 4 of them for a percentage of 80.0%. Marquette committed 9 fouls in the matchup which took the Bluejays to the free throw line for a total of 5 tries. They turned the ball over 16 times, while getting 6 steals in this matchup. The Bluejays were able to snag 31 defensive boards and 3 offensive boards for a total of 34 in the matchup.
Fredrick King ended up being a major contributor for the Bluejays for the game. He made 8 of 8 for the game giving him a rate of 100.0%, and had 10 rebounds. He totaled 16 points in his 28 mins of playing time and tallied 1 assist in this matchup.
Creighton has a win-loss mark of 6-6 this year. The Bluejays commit 12.8 fouls per game while shooting 71.3% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 16.1 times per contest (49th in the country) and they are giving up possession 11.1 times per game. Creighton has totaled 916 pts for the campaign (76.3 per game) and they grab 37.3 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Bluejays are shooting 45.8% from the floor, which ranks them 131st in college basketball.
The Bluejays on the defensive end are ranked 192nd in college hoops in PPG surrendered with 69.2. They are forcing their opponents into 11.3 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 44.1% from the field (261st in college hoops). The Creighton defense gives up 34.7% on 3-point shots (78 of 225) and their opposition makes 66.1% of their foul shots. They have allowed 13.9 dimes and 34.8 total boards per game, ranking them 282nd and 224th in college hoops.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Creighton and under the total points
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