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Providence Friars vs Creighton Bluejays 01/20/2021 Picks, NCAAB Spread & Previews
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Providence Friars vs Creighton Bluejays 01/20/2021 – A Big East Conference play is all set to take place as Providence Friars take on Creighton Bluejays from CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. The Friars are up against a strong Bluejays squad that secured the second spot in the Big East play. Providence, on the other hand, is sitting at the eight positions and they have a long way to go. The Friars will enter this game with a three-game losing streak and the basketball betting odds have not been in their favor in the past. An easy victory seems to be in place from Creighton as they try to rebound from their last defeat.
Providence Friars vs Creighton Bluejays 01/20/2021
Providence Friars won three of their seven conference games and are 7-6 with their overall play. The Friars have a long way to get past most of their opponents as they need to start making up for their loss. In their last game, they lost with a 10-point difference against Marquette Golden Eagles. Providence scored 69 and gave up 79 in return. The leading scorer for the Friars is David Duke with an average of close to 20 points per game. Duke is also the leader in assists with close to five per game. When it comes to the rebounding department, Nate Watson has taken the lead with close to eight boards per game.
Players to watch: D. Duke G (GP 13 MIN 37.5 PTS 19.9 REB 5.8 AST 4.8 STL 1.1 BLK 0.3 TO 2.6 FG% 44.2 FT% 82.1 3P% 46.9), N. Watson C (GP 13 MIN 32.2 PTS 18.3 REB 7.2 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0.6 TO 1.5 FG% 62.9 FT% 73.8 3P% 0), A.J. Reeves G (GP 13 MIN 28.7 PTS 9.2 REB 3.5 AST 1.2 STL 1.2 BLK 0 TO 1.3 FG% 33 FT% 79.3 3P% 31.1).
Creighton Bluejays are trailing the Villanova Wildcats in the top spot with a neat 6-2 conference record. Overall, the Bluejays are holding a 10-3 record on the season. The Bluejays declined in their last game against Butler Bulldogs when they scored 66 and gave up 70 in return. Taking the lead from the scoring end is Denzel Mahoney with an average of close to 16 points per game. From the rebounding department, Christian Bishop is the leader with five-plus boards per game. When it comes to passing the ball, Marcus Zegarowski is the leader with an average of close to five assists.
Players to watch: D. Mahoney G (GP 12 MIN 31.4 PTS 15.9 REB 4.7 AST 2 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 1.8 FG% 42.8 FT% 73.7 3P% 37.9), M. Zegarowski G (GP 11 MIN 32.1 PTS 14.1 REB 4.2 AST 4.8 STL 1.1 BLK 0.1 TO 2.6 FG% 41.4 FT% 77.3 3P% 40.5), D. Jefferson F (GP 13 MIN 29.4 PTS 12 REB 5 AST 2.8 STL 1.5 BLK 0.2 TO 2 FG% 59.1 FT% 45.8 3P% 40.5).
Providence Friars vs Creighton Bluejays Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Providence’s last 10 games.
Creighton is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Providence Friars vs Creighton Bluejays Betting Picks
The top 2021 basketball betting websites have clearly predicted Creighton Bluejays to win this game and cover the spread. Creighton has an offense that is strong enough to get past Providence Friars. Back the Bluejays to win with ease.
Moneyline: The ML that is out for the Friars is +472 and the ML that is out for the Bluejays is -578.
Spread: The spread allocated for Providence is +9.5 (-107) and the spread allocated for the Bluejays is -9.5 (-107).
Totals: Look for a total of 146.0 (-107) to go over for the Friars and the same to go under for the Bluejays.
Score Prediction: 71-57, Creighton Bluejays win.