Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars 01/02/2021 – A Big East Conference play is all set to take place for the first time this year as Creighton Bluejays take on Providence Friars. The Bluejays will hit the road in this game as they square-off from Alumni Hall in Providence, Rhode Island. Betting on college basketball for this year has already taken its course as bettors have been placing their bets on their favorite teams. Both teams are holding the same 3-1 conference record, but they are yet to play most of their games. The Big East Conference has always been challenging and this is all set to be an entertaining game between two equally good teams.
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars 01/02/2021
|When:||Saturday, January 2, 12:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Alumni Hall, Providence, Rhode Island|
Back at it tomorrow for the first one of 2021.
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— Providence MBB (@PCFriarsmbb) January 1, 2021
The Creighton Bluejays won three of their four conference games this season. Overall, they won seven of their nine games and they look forward to building on their three-game winning streak. The Bluejays defeated Xavier Musketeers in their last game with a final score of 66-61. It was an important victory for Creighton, but they need to deal with the Friars at present. The Bluejays are holding the 11th rank in the country Marcus Zegarowski plays an important role for Creighton after touching an average of close to 14 points, five assists, and four boards per game.
Players to watch: D. Mahoney G (GP 8 MIN 30.4 PTS 15 REB 5.1 AST 1.9 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 44 FT% 81.8), M. Zegarowski G (GP 9 MIN 32.9 PTS 13.8 REB 4 AST 5 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 2.9 FG% 38.5 FT% 77.3), C. Bishop F (GP 9 MIN 22.1 PTS 12.8 REB 6 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.1 TO 1.2 FG% 69.7 FT% 61.1).
Providence Friars holds the same 3-1 record as Creighton in the Big East play. Overall, they won seven of their 10 games on the season. Providence Friars lost against Butler Bulldogs with a final score of 70-64. The Friars bounced back well in their last two games after defeating DePaul and Butler in their second meeting. In their last game, Providence Friars scored 71 points and restricted Butler to just 55. David Duke has been a key player for the Friars after touching 22 points, eight assists, and 13 rebounds.
Players to watch: D. Duke G (GP 10 MIN 36.8 PTS 19.9 REB 6.3 AST 4.3 STL 1 BLK 0.3 TO 2.5 FG% 46.5 FT% 83.1), N. Watson C (GP 10 MIN 32.5 PTS 19 REB 6.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 0.7 TO 1.5 FG% 62.8 FT% 76), A.J. Reeves G (GP 10 MIN 26.4 PTS 8.9 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 1 FG% 33.8 FT% 76.9).
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
Creighton is 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Creighton’s last 5 games.
Creighton is 14-3 SU in their last 17 games.
Creighton is 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games against Providence.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Creighton’s last 20 games on the road.
Providence is 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Providence’s last 7 games.
Providence is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Providence’s last 12 games against Creighton.
Providence is 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
The NCAA basketball odds have a predicted winner for this Big East game and it turns out that the Providence Friars hold the key to success. The Creighton Bluejays are a strong team, but the Friars rebounded well against the Butler Bulldogs.
Moneyline: -181 is the allocated Moneyline for Creighton Bluejays and +164 is the Moneyline allocated for Providence Friars.
Spread: A spread of -3.5 (-110) is out for Creighton and a spread of +3.5 (-110) is out for Providence.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 146 (-110) for Creighton and the same will go under for Providence.
Score Prediction: 74-68, Providence Friars wins.