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Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays 12/17/2021 Game Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks

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Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays 12-17-2021 Game Analysis Odds and Betting Picks

Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays 12/17/2021 – The Villanova Wildcats are all set to take on the Creighton Bluejays in an exacting Big East battle that will take place at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. The Wildcats are coming into this game sitting at the ninth spot in their conference play. The Bluejays are one step ahead at the eighth position. Both teams will enter this game with a losing record and they hope to rebound from their last defeat. The college basketball sharp picks are up and running with all the odds and betting lines for this exciting game.

Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays 12/17/2021

When: Friday, December 17, 8:00 PM ET
Where: CHI Health Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska
TV: FS1
Stream: Sofascore
Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays 12/17/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Villanova Wildcats -6.5 (-110) 129.5 o (-110) -263
Creighton Bluejays +6.5 (-110) 129.5 u (-110) +210
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Villanova Wildcats

The Villanova Wildcats are holding a 7-3 record on the season and are one game behind the Bluejays. Villanova dropped their last game against the Baylor Bears with a final score of 57-36. The Wildcats have Colling Gillespie as their leader in scoring with 16.2 points and 3.4 assists per game. From the rebounding department, Jermaine Samuels has taken the lead with 6.3 boards. Four of their Wildcats players are averaging in double figures and the Wildcats are scoring an average of 74 points per game.

Players to watch: C. Gillespie G (GP 10, MIN 34.1, PTS 16.2, REB 3.2, AST 3.4, STL 1.4, BLK 0, TO 1.5, FG% 43.6, FT% 85.7, 3P% 43.4), J. Moore G (GP 10, MIN 33.1, PTS 15.6, REB 5.5, AST 2.9, STL 1.2, BLK 0, TO 1.1, FG% 41.3, FT% 69.2, 3P% 38.1), B. Slater F (GP 10, MIN 31, PTS 11.8, REB 3.9, AST 1.7, STL 1.3, BLK 0.4, TO 1, FG% 48.8, FT% 82.6, 3P% 35.7).

Creighton Bluejays

The Creighton Bluejays are coming into this game with an 8-3 record on the season. The Bluejays dropped their last game against the Arizona State Sun Devils (58-7). Creighton almost defeated the Sun Devils but failed to get those extra points. The leader in scoring with 13.7 points and 6.8 rebounds in Brian Dawkins. When it comes to passing the ball, Ryan Nembhard has taken the lead with 4.9. Four of Creighton’s players are averaging in double figures and the Bluejays are reaching an average of 71.9 points per game.

Players to watch: R. Hawkins F (GP 11, MIN 31.5, PTS 13.7, REB 6.8, AST 1.2, STL 0.8, BLK 0.7, TO 1.2, FG% 45.8, FT% 81, 3P% 36.4), R. Kalkbrenner C (GP 11, MIN 24.5, PTS 12.7, REB 6.6, AST 0.6, STL 0.4, BLK 2.6, TO 1.2, FG% 74, FT% 63.4, 3P% 0), R. Nembhard G (GP 11, MIN 34.5, PTS 12.5, REB 3.4, AST 4.9, STL 1.5, BLK 0.1, TO 3.5, FG% 45, FT% 76.5, 3P% 42.4).

Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays Betting Predictions

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Villanova Wildcats

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Villanova’s last 5 games.
Wildcats are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Villanova are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games against Creighton.
Villanova are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games against Creighton.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Villanova’s last 6 games on the road.

Creighton Bluejays

Creighton are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton’s last 6 games.
Creighton are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Creighton’s last 5 games against Villanova.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton’s last 5 games at home.

Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays Betting Picks

Summary: The Wildcats are predicted to win this game with their scoring potential. Villanova has a better shot at the Bluejays and the top online sportsbook odds remain in their favor. Take the Wildcats to win this game and cover.

Moneyline: The ML for the Wildcats in this game is -263 and the ML for the Bluejays is +210.

ATS: The spread for Villanova is -6.5 (-110) and the spread for Creighton is +6.5 (-110).

Totals: Over 129.5 (-110) is the total for the Wildcats and Under 129.5 (-110) is the total for the Bluejays.

Score Prediction: 66-60, Wildcats win.