Creighton vs. DePaul - 2/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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DePaul Blue Demons (13-11) at Creighton Bluejays (19-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm (CHI Health Center Omaha)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -9 -- Over/Under: 146
The DePaul Blue Demons and Creighton Bluejays meet Saturday in college basketball action at the CHI Health Center.
The DePaul Blue Demons need a win to snap a six-game losing streak. The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 76.7 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 37.1 percent shooting. Paul Reed is averaging 15.8 points and 1.9 assists while Charlie Moore is averaging 15.8 points and 2.7 rebounds. Jalen Coleman-Lands is the third double-digit scorer and Jaylen Butz is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.8 percent from the free throw line. The DePaul Blue Demons are allowing 29.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The DePaul Blue Demons have lost five straight road games.
The Creighton Bluejays look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 12 games. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 77.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Ty-Shon Alexander is averaging 16.5 points and 5.7 rebounds while Marcus Zegarowski is averaging 16.1 points and five assists. Denzel Mahoney is the third double-digit scorer and Mitchell Ballock is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Creighton Bluejays are allowing 29 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game. The Creighton Bluejays have won three straight home games.
The favorite is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The DePaul Blue Demons aren't playing good basketball heading into this contest, as they're riding a a six-game losing streak and shooting just 38.4 percent from the field in their last five games. The Creighton Bluejays are flexing their muscle as one of the better teams in the Big East, and they win at home by an average of 14.9 points while shooting 48.7 percent from the field and allowing 39.4 percent shooting from the field. The Creighton Bluejays beat DePaul on the road a couple of weeks ago by 15 points despite being two-point underdogs. The Creighton Bluejays should be able to cruise to a double-digit home victory.