Creighton vs UConn Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, February 11, 2023

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The Creighton Bluejays (16-8, 10-3 Big East) will aim to extend a seven-game winning streak when they host the UConn Huskies (19-6, 8-6 Big East) at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 11, 2023. The Huskies have won three games in a row.

The Bluejays are currently modest 4-point favorites against the Huskies. The game has a point total of 142.5.

Creighton vs. UConn Odds

Point Spread for Creighton vs. UConn

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with oddsmakers listing Creighton as the favorite.

Creighton vs. UConn Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Creighton has -194 odds to pick up the win, while UConn is listed at +166 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 142.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Arena: CHI Health Center Omaha

Creighton vs. UConn Betting Trends

Creighton is 12-12-0 against the spread this season. The Bluejays have been favorites in 17 games this season and have come away with the win 15 times (88.2%) in those contests. Creighton’s games this year have hit the over 10 times in 24 opportunities (41.7%).

Against the spread, UConn is 14-10-0 this year. The Huskies have been listed as the moneyline underdog just one other time so far this season, a game they won. UConn’s games this season have gone over the total in 16 of 24 opportunities (66.7%).

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Creighton vs. UConn Key Players to Watch


Baylor Scheierman is tops on his team in rebounds per contest (8.3), and also puts up 13.3 points and 3 assists. Defensively, he posts 1.2 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Ryan Kalkbrenner paces his team in both points (15.1) and assists (1.3) per contest, and also posts 6.8 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 0.6 steals and 2.3 blocked shots. Trey Alexander posts 13.3 points, 4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, shooting 44.5% from the field and 40.6% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game.
Ryan Nembhard is tops on his squad in assists per contest (5.2), and also averages 11.6 points and 3.5 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.


Adama Sanogo is the Huskies’ top scorer (17.2 points per game) and rebounder (7.2), and contributes 1.4 assists. Tristen Newton is averaging a team-best 4.4 assists per contest. He’s also contributing 10.5 points and 4.2 rebounds, hitting 38.3% of his shots from the field, and 34.9% from 3-point range resulting in 1.2 treys per contest. Jordan Hawkins is putting up 16.4 points, 4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest, making 42.1% of his shots from the field and 40.5% from 3-point range, with 3 triples per contest. Donovan Clingan gives the Huskies 7.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game. He also averages 0.5 steals and 1.9 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Creighton Bluejays

Creighton and its Big East opponents have combined to hit the over four out of 13 times this season. The Bluejays are putting up 76.8 points per game (61st-ranked in college basketball) this season, while giving up 67 points per contest (103rd-ranked). With 35.2 boards per game, Creighton ranks 35th in college basketball. It gives up 30.5 rebounds per contest, which ranks 142nd in college basketball.

Offensively the Bluejays have played better when playing at home this season, averaging 80.3 points per game, compared to 69 per game when playing on the road. Creighton is sinking 8.7 three-pointers per game (53rd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while owning a 35.4% three-point percentage (118th-ranked). With 6.1 three-pointers conceded per game, the Bluejays are 50th in the nation. They are allowing a 33.9% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 197th in college basketball.

The Bluejays are 5-5 against the spread and 8-2 overall over their last 10 contests. Four of Creighton’s past 10 outings have gone over the total. Creighton’s offense has been very consistent recently, averaging the same 76.8 points per game over its last 10 games as it has the entire 2022-23 season. Creighton’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (65.8) is 1.2 fewer points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (67).

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What you need to know about the UConn Huskies

UConn’s conference games have hit the over nine out of 14 times this season. In 2022-23, the Huskies are 27th in the country offensively (79.6 points scored per game) and 53rd on defense (65 points allowed). UConn is the 21st-best team in the country in rebounds per game (36.1) and 10th-best in rebounds allowed (26.9).

At home the Huskies are putting up 84.1 points per game, 12 more than they are averaging away (72.1). In 2022-23, UConn is 26th in the nation in 3-point makes (9.2 per game) and 69th in 3-point percentage (36.2%). In 2022-23 the Huskies are second-best in the country in 3-pointers conceded (4.6 per game) and 18th-best in defensive 3-point percentage (29.6%).

The Huskies have gone 5-5 over their last 10 contests, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span. UConn has hit the over in six of its past 10 outings. While UConn is putting up 79.6 points per game in 2022-23, it has fallen short of that over its last 10 games, producing 75.6 points per contest. In their past 10 games, the Huskies are ceding 71.5 points per contest, 6.5 more points than their season average (65).

Creighton vs. UConn Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Creighton, and we expect that UConn will cover the spread (Creighton -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 142.5 points.

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How to bet Creighton vs. UConn

You can bet on Creighton vs. UConn at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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