DePaul at Creighton: 2/24/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Creighton Bluejays (16-5) vs DePaul Blue Demons (4-10)
Game Info: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 9:00 pm (CHI Health Center Omaha)
Betting Odds: Creighton Bluejays -15 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The DePaul Blue Demons and Creighton Bluejays face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The DePaul Blue Demons come into this game with a 4-10 record overall and they have lost five of their last six games. The one win during that stretch was in their last game against St. John’s a game they were able to score 88 points in. DePaul on the season is averaging 66.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.6 points per game. DePaul is shooting 42.4 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Charlie Moore has been the best player for DePaul averaging 14.6 points while shooting 40.1 percent from the field
On the other side of this matchup is the Creighton Bluejays who sit with a 16-5 record overall and they have won three games in a row. In the last game against Villanova the offense was elite putting 86 points and that led to a 16 point victory. Creighton the season is averaging 79.1 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.1 points per game. Creighton is shooting 48.7 percent from the field and 36.8 percent from behind the three point line. Marcus Zegarowski has been the best player for Creighton averaging 15 points while shooting 42.7 percent from the field and 39.2 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 11-1 in DePaul’s last 12 games overall.The under is 10-1 in DePaul’s last 11 games against the Big East. DePaul is 2-11 against the spread in the last 13 meetings played against Creighton.
Creighton is the better team and they are going to have no chance running up the score. Look for DePaul’s offense to have no chance to keep up and that will lead to Creighton coming away with a cover of the spread.