Creighton Bluejays vs Villanova Wildcats 03/03/2021 – An important and most-awaited Big East Conference play will take place between two top teams. Creighton Bluejays will invade Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania to take on the Villanova Wildcats. The Bluejays are sitting at the second spot in the Big East play and they are ahead of Connecticut Huskies. As for Villanova, they remain at the top position in the Big East play. Both teams will enter this game with a losing record after their last unsuccessful defeat. The college basketball predictions 2021 are flourishing as top teams battle to increase their record.
Creighton Bluejays vs Villanova Wildcats 03/03/2021
|When:||Wednesday, March 3, 8:30 PM ET|
|Where:||Finneran Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania|
Both #14 Creighton and No. 10 Villanova control their destiny in the race for the BIG EAST title.
The league leaders will meet on Wednesday evening at Finneran Pavilion.
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The Bluejays will enter this game holding a 13-5 record in their conference play. Creighton is holding an overall record of 17-6. In their last game, they lost against Xavier Musketeers with a final score of 77-69. It was a hard battle for the Bluejays, but now they need to deal with the Wildcats. Creighton Bluejays converted 26 of their 61 field goal attempts against the Wildcats as they shot at close to 43 percent. From the three-point radar, they managed to shoot at 36 percent. Damien Jefferson took the lead with eight boards and 19 points in their losing effort.
Players to watch: M. Zegarowski G (GP 21 MIN 33.3 PTS 14.9 REB 3.9 AST 4.6 STL 1.2 BLK 0 TO 2.1 FG% 43 FT% 75.9), D. Mahoney G (GP 22 MIN 31.4 PTS 13.9 REB 4.5 AST 1.7 STL 1.5 BLK 0.1 TO 1.7 FG% 39.1 FT% 71.8), D. Jefferson F (GP 23 MIN 30.8 PTS 12.3 REB 5.4 AST 2.5 STL 1.4 BLK 0.2 TO 1.9 FG% 55.8 FT% 63.8).
The Wildcats will enter this game with a 10-3 conference record. Villanova is holding a 15-4 overall record while they continue to dominate the Big East Conference. In their last outing, Villanova was unable to get pats Butler Bulldogs as they gave up 73 and scored just 61 in return. Villanova looked weak against the Bulldogs in their overall performance. From their field goal attempts, they converted just 24 of 65. The Wildcats were worse from the three-point radar as they shot at just 36.9 percent.
Players to watch: J. Robinson-Earl F (GP 19 MIN 33.8 PTS 15.5 REB 7.9 AST 1.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.5 TO 1.7 FG% 49.4 FT% 77.8), C. Gillespie G (GP 19 MIN 34.4 PTS 14.4 REB 3.3 AST 4.7 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.6 FG% 42.4 FT% 83.3), J. Moore G (GP 19 MIN 33.8 PTS 12.8 REB 4.4 AST 2.9 STL 0.8 BLK 0.3 TO 1.6 FG% 42 FT% 76.1).
Creighton Bluejays vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Predictions
Creighton is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Bluejays are 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games against Villanova.
Creighton is 3-11 SU in their last 14 games against Villanova.
Creighton is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Villanova.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Villanova’s last 13 games.
Villanova is 13-3 SU in their last 16 games.
Villanova is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Villanova’s last 6 games when playing at home against Creighton.
Villanova is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Creighton Bluejays vs Villanova Wildcats Betting Picks
Creighton Bluejays and Villanova enter this game with a losing record. However, the Wildcats seem to be better with their shooting attempts. Based on online sports betting sites the odds are in favor of the Wildcats to win.
Moneyline: The ML for Creighton is +164 while Villanova holds an ML of -181.
Spread: A spread of +4 (-108) is set for Creighton and a spread of -4 (-112) is out for the Wildcats.
Totals: Creighton Bluejays Over 146.5 (-115), Villanova Wildcats Over 146.5 (-105).
Score Prediction: 76-74, Wildcats win.