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Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars 2/5/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview
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Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars 2/5/2020 – The Creighton Bluejays are on a roll riding a four-game winning streak and they look to increase on that as they go on the road to battle with the Providence Friars. This game will happen this Wednesday, February 5 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time at the Dunkin Donuts Center at Providence in Rhode Island. SofaScore will be featuring the live stream on their page for basketball fans to catch the action. The Bluejays are coming to this game with the slight upper hand as seen by National Championship Basketball Odds over the Friars. Providence just snapped a three-game losing streak and they are on the slight disadvantage at home.
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars 2/5/2020
Creighton Bluejays started to roll once again and if it was not for the loss against Georgetown Hoyas by three points, this team could have been on a six-game winning streak instead of four. This team now stands at 17-5 and three of their losses came from the road.
Their last four victories were against Providence Friars, DePaul Blue Demons, Xavier Musketeers. The latest win was against the Villanova Wildcats by 15 points. This team will be relying on their one-two punch with Alexander and Zegarowski to lead the team’s tempo. Mahoney averages 13 points and with a tight game, a slight increase in his daily production can be a very huge factor for the Bluejays against the Friars.
Players to watch: T. Alexander G (22 GP 33.3 MIN 16.5 PTS 5.7 REB 2 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 43 FG% 85.7 FT% 39.4 3P%), M. Zegarowski G (22 GP 33.7 MIN 16.1 PTS 3.4 REB 5 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 2.7 TO 46.5 FG% 73.8 FT% 38.3 3P%), D. Mahoney G (12 GP 20.7 MIN 13 PTS 3.5 REB 0.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 42.5 FG% 80.7 FT% 29.8 3P%).
After losing three-straight games, the Providence Friars got a four-point victory over the Butler Bulldogs. Prior to that, they lost to teams like Creighton Bluejays and Seton Hall Pirates. The latest loss was against the Villanova Wildcats by just four points. Providence is glad that this game is played at home where they have won eight of their eleven games and that increases their chances. Going up against the Bluejays, they need Diallo and Duke to step up on their game for them to hold court at home.
Players to watch: A. Diallo G (22 GP 31.4 MIN 12.8 PTS 7.9 REB 2.4 AST 1.7 STL 1 BLK 3 TO 39 FG% 55.8 FT% 24.7 3P%), D. Duke G (22 GP 31.8 MIN 12.6 PTS 4.5 REB 3.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 2.2 TO 41.4 FG% 80.7 FT% 44.4 3P%), N. Watson C (18 GP 19.2 MIN 9.7 PTS 4.4 REB 0.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 1.1 TO 51.8 FG% 54.1 FT% 0 3P%).
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars Betting Predictions
Creighton is 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Providence’s last 11 games against Creighton.
Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars Betting Picks
The Bluejays and Friars are in for a tight battle. The last time these teams faced, it was a four-point win by the Bluejays in their own court and that is why Sportsbook gives them a slight edge in this match.
Moneyline: The Bluejays are handed a +101 on the road for this game while the Friars are at -115.
Spread: Just the thinnest one point across the spread with the Bluejays sitting at -1 while on the other side it is the Friars are at +1.
Total: The total handed to this game is at 142 points with the Friars going under while the Bluejays are the team under.
Score Prediction: 73-70, Bluejays win.