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Creighton Bluejays vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/17/2020 NCAAB Previews, Odds & Spread
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Creighton Bluejays vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/17/2020 – The St. John’s Red Storm just lost back-to-back games and they wish to avoid a losing streak. This is going to be a challenge for this team when they host the Creighton Bluejays this Thursday, December 17. This match will be played in a closed-door venue at the Carnesecca Arena located in Queens, New York at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. FS1 holds the broadcast rights for the match and will share the same telecast at SofaScore for the online live stream. It is forecasted by College Basketball Odds that the Creighton Bluejays are the favored team to win over St. John’s Red Storm.
Creighton Bluejays vs St. John’s Red Storm 12/17/2020
The Creighton Bluejays after winning three straight games to start the season just lost two out of their last three. Those teams that defeated them were the Kansas Jayhawks and the latest was with the Marquette Golden Eagles by five points, 84-89. Mitch Ballock came up with his best game of the season contributing 26 points, six rebounds, three assists, and made eight three-pointers. That was something positive in their recent loss. Their most consistent top-scorer Denzel Mahoney had 21 points, four rebounds, and four three-pointers while Damien Jefferson chipped in with 17 points.
Players to Watch: D. Mahoney G (GP 5 MIN 29.2 PTS 16.2 REB 3.6 AST 2.4 STL 1.6 BLK 0 TO 0.8 FG% 42.6 FT% 81.3 3PT% 42.1), M. Zegarowski G (GP 6 MIN 32 PTS 13.8 REB 3.3 AST 5.8 STL 1.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.7 FG% 39.2 FT% 71.4 3PT% 34.1), C. Bishop F (GP 6 MIN 21 PTS 12.5 REB 5.3 AST 0.5 STL 1.3 BLK 1 TO 1.3 FG% 78.4 FT% 69.6 3PT% 50).
St. John’s Red Storm
The St. John’s Red Storm won four of their first three games to start the season but this team is now on a slump losing their last two games. The Seton Hall Pirates was the first team that defeated them in that stretch and the latest was the Georgetown Hoyas in overtime fashion, 94-97. Isaiah Moore was dominant in the paint during their last match doing 26 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocks. Posh Alexander followed it up with 16 points while Julian Champagnie also had a double-double with 13 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Greg Williams also did well contributing 13 points as well.
Players to Watch: J. Champagnie G (GP 6 MIN 32.2 PTS 20.8 REB 7.7 AST 1.7 STL 1.8 BLK 1 TO 2.3 FG% 46.9 FT% 86.7 3PT% 26.9), V. Cole G (GP 8 MIN 27.3 PTS 12.5 REB 3.3 AST 1 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.8 FG% 45.7 FT% 78.9 3PT% 35.5), G. Williams Jr. G (GP 8 MIN 30 PTS 12.1 REB 2.8 AST 3.6 STL 2.9 BLK 0.3 TO 1.8 FG% 50 FT% 73.7 3PT% 36.8).
Creighton Bluejays vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Predictions
Creighton is 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games.
St. John’s Red Storm
St. John’s is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Creighton Bluejays vs St. John’s Red Storm Betting Picks
The Creighton Bluejays are now the 9th-best team in the Top 25 and picked by Online Betting as the favored team to win over the St. John’s Red Storm. The Bluejays have been defeated by top teams and the Red Storm just doesn’t have much to compete with the team.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bluejays as the favored team is at -254 while the St. John’s Red Storm is at +226.
Spread: The given spread between both teams is 5.5 points with the Red Storm at +5.5 while the Bluejays sit on -5.5.
Total: 161.5 points is the total for both teams to reach. Red Storm is under while the Bluejays are the team over.
Score Prediction: 84-76, Bluejays win.