Creighton Bluejays vs. DePaul Blue Demons Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 17 (2/17): NCAAB
- Feb 17, 2022, 10:01:29 PM
Credit: photo by -USA TODAY Sports
|Time||10:00 p.m. EST|
|CRE money line||+125|
|DEP money line||-150|
|Over / under||136.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Road / home record||9-3||12-3|
|Points per game||69.2||72.9|
|Points allowed per game||65.1||73.1|
|Rebounds per game||38.3||38.6|
|Rebounds allowed per game|
|Over / under record||10-14||11-13
Creighton Bluejays and the DePaul Blue Demons will meet late Thursday night for some Big East action at the Wintrust Center in Chicago. Creighton won the first meeting 60-47 in Omaha last month.
The Bluejays are 4-1 this month, and they come into this one on the heels of a season sweep of Georgetown. Ryan Hawkins tied a season-high 30 points in the win in DC, while Alex O'Connell paced the team with 27 points in the home win over the Hoyas.
Creighton is 16-8 this season, with an 8-5 record in Big East play.
Greg McDermott's team is averaging 69.2 points per game on 45.3% shooting, while allowing 65.1 points per game. Ryan Hawkins leads the Jays in both scoring (13.5) and rebounding (7.4).
DePaul Blue Demons
The Blue Demons are 2-2 this month, and their two losses have come by a combined five points to Providence and Butler. David Jones has led the team in scoring over the past three games, and he recorded the school's first triple-double in the home win over Georgetown.
DePaul is 12-12 this season, with a 3-11 record in Big East play.
Tony Stubblefield's team is averaging 72.9 points per game on 43.4% shooting, while allowing 73.1 points per game. Javon Freeman-Liberty returned to the lineup in the loss to Butler after a month-long absence, and he's postign strong averages of 20.6 ppg, 7.2 rpg, and 3.1.
Creighton is 2-3 ATS in their last 5 games.
CRE is 2-4 SU in their last 6 road games.
DePaul is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
DEP is 2-4 SU in their last 6 home games.
Creighton has the size to travel to Chicago and pull this off. Their pkaying their best basketball of the season, and their frontcourt has been dominant. There's a lot of value in their moneyline here, but I'm going to say spot them the points.
PICK: Creighton +3.5 (-110)
Find more sports picks from the top sports bettors and NBA experts all in one place using our iOS and Google Play apps, as well as our other articles at Kingpin.pro. We are the home for NCAAB picks, sports picks and sports betting.
- 0 Upcoming Picks
- 0 Upcoming Picks