Connecticut at Creighton - 3/2/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Creighton Bluejays (19-9) vs Connecticut Huskies (21-7)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 8:30 pm (CHI Health Center Omaha)
Betting Odds: Creighton Bluejays +4 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Connecticut Huskies will travel to play the Creighton Bluejays in a Big East game on Wednesday night.
The Connecticut Huskies are 21-7 (12-5) this season and have won five games in a row. Connecticut is coming off of a win against Georgetown by a score of 86-77. Connecticut shot 56.6% from the field and made 11 three pointers in the win. R.J. Cole led the Huskies with 18 points and 2 assists in the game. Connecticut is averaging 76.7 points per game and is giving up 65.6 points per game against, while also averaging 40.7 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game. R.J. Cole is averaging 16.1 points per game and 4.2 assists per game, while Adama Sanogo is averaging 14.9 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game for the Huskies. Connecticut is shooting 44% on field goals, 75.1% on free throws, and 36% on three pointers.
The Creighton Bluejays are 19-9 (11-6) this season and have won six of their last seven games. Creighton lost to Providence by a score of 72-51 in their last game. Creighton only shot 30.5% from the field and 19.2% on three pointers in the loss. Ryan Kalkbrenner led the Bluejays with 13 points and 9 rebounds in the game. Creighton is averaging 69.5 points per game and is giving up 66.9 points per game against, while also averaging 38.2 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Ryan Hawkins is averaging 14.3 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game, while Ryan Kalkbrenner is averaging 12.2 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Bluejays. Creighton is shooting 45.1% on field goals, 72.4% on free throws, and 30.8% on three pointers.
Connecticut is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games. The over is 6-2 in Connecticut’s last 8 road games. Creighton is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The under is 4-1-1 in Creighton’s last 6 Wednesday games.
Connecticut comes into this game ranked 18th in the nation third in the Big East standings, while Creighton is sitting in fourth place. Connecticut is the better team in this matchup and has been playing very well in their last five games. Creighton is coming off of a blowout loss and two very close wins against Marquette and St. John’s. I like Connecticut here.
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