The Georgetown Hoyas’ (7-23, 2-17 Big East) Big East schedule includes Wednesday’s game against the Creighton Bluejays (18-11, 12-6 Big East) at CHI Health Center Omaha. It tips at 8:30 PM ET on Fox Sports 1.
The Bluejays play the Hoyas in a game that Creighton is currently a colossal favorite by 18 points. The over/under for the matchup is 147.5.
Creighton vs. Georgetown Odds
Point Spread for Creighton vs. Georgetown
The spread for this matchup is set at 18 points, with bookmakers listing Creighton as the favorite.
Creighton vs. Georgetown Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Creighton has -3044 odds to pick up the win, while Georgetown is listed at +1258 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 147.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
- Location: Omaha, Nebraska
- Arena: CHI Health Center Omaha
Creighton vs. Georgetown Betting Trends
In Creighton’s 29 games this season, it has 13 wins against the spread. The Bluejays have been victorious in 17, or 77.3%, of the 22 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Creighton’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 12 times in 30 opportunities (40%).
Georgetown has 14 wins against the spread in 30 games this season. The Hoyas have won 9.1% of the games this season they were the underdog on the moneyline (2-20). Georgetown’s games this season have gone over the total in 17 of 30 opportunities (56.7%).
Creighton vs. Georgetown Key Players to Watch
Baylor Scheierman leads his team in rebounds per game (8.1), and also posts 13 points and 3 assists. Defensively, he puts up 1.2 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Ryan Kalkbrenner paces his squad in points per game (14.8), and also averages 6.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists. At the other end, he puts up 0.7 steals and 2.3 blocked shots. Trey Alexander averages 13 points, 4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest, shooting 44.4% from the floor and 40.5% from downtown with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest. Ryan Nembhard averages a team-high 5 assists per game. He is also posting 11.8 points and 3.8 rebounds, shooting 42.5% from the field and 34.5% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per contest.
The Hoyas receive 14.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game from Brandon Murray. The Hoyas get 6.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1 assists per game from Akok Akok. Qudus Wahab is the Hoyas’ top rebounder (7.3 per game), and he posts 9.9 points and 0.4 assists.
What you need to know about the Creighton Bluejays
A total of six out of Creighton’s 18 Big East games this season have gone over the point total. With 75.8 points per game on offense, the Bluejays rank 84th in college basketball. At the other end of the court, they surrender 68.1 points per contest, which ranks 124th in college basketball. Creighton is averaging 34.7 boards per game (38th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 31 rebounds per contest (178th-ranked).
Offensively, the Bluejays have performed better in home games this year, averaging 77.9 points per game, compared to 71.3 per game on the road. With 8.6 three-pointers per game, Creighton ranks 56th in college basketball. It has a 34.7% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 161st in college basketball. The Bluejays rank 52nd in the country with 6.2 treys allowed per game this year. Meanwhile, they rank 190th with a 34% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.
The Bluejays have gone 7-3 over their past 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread in that span. Four of Creighton’s past 10 contests have gone over the total. Creighton has seen a downturn in scoring lately, putting up 74.9 points per game in its last 10 outings, 0.9 points fewer than the 75.8 it has scored this season. Creighton’s defense has been more porous lately, as the team has allowed 68.5 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 68.1 points per game its opponents are averaging on the season.
What you need to know about the Georgetown Hoyas
Georgetown and its opponents have combined to go over the point total 10 out of 19 times this season in Big East action. The Hoyas are 203rd in college basketball in points scored (70.6 per game) and 13th-worst in points conceded (77.4). On the glass, Georgetown is 74th in the nation in rebounds (33.6 per game). It is 316th in rebounds conceded (33.5 per game).
At home the Hoyas are putting up 70.9 points per game, 0.3 more than they are averaging on the road (70.6). Beyond the arc, Georgetown is 318th in the country in 3-pointers made per game (5.9). It is 306th in 3-point percentage at 31.9%. In 2022-23 the Hoyas are 11th-worst in the nation in 3-pointers allowed (9.1 per game) and fourth-worst in defensive 3-point percentage (38%).
The Hoyas are 7-3 against the spread and 2-8 overall over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Georgetown has gone over the total four times. While Georgetown is averaging 70.6 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its last 10 games, producing 68 points per contest. While the Hoyas are ceding 77.4 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their past 10 games, allowing 75 points per contest.
Creighton vs. Georgetown Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Creighton, and we expect that Creighton will cover the spread (Creighton -18). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 147.5 points.
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