Iowa vs Creighton Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/14/23
Creighton Bluejays (2-0) vs Iowa Hawkeyes (2-0)
Game Info: Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 10:00 pm (CHI Health Center Omaha)
Betting Odds: Creighton Bluejays -11.5 -- Over/Under: 161.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Iowa Hawkeyes will play the Creighton Bluejays in a non-conference game on Tuesday night at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Iowa has started the season with two straight wins, while Creighton is ranked #8 and is also 2-0 on the year.
The Iowa Hawkeyes are 2-0 this season after they defeated Alabama State by a score of 98-67 in their last game. Iowa scored 49 points in each half and held their opponent to only 30 points in the second half for the big win. The Hawkeyes shot 45.8% from the field and recorded 48 rebounds in the game. Iowa defeated North Dakota by a score of 110-68 in their first game of the season. Iowa is scoring 104 points per game with 46 rebounds per game and 25 assists per game, while giving up 67.5 points against per game this year. Payton Sandfort is averaging 19 points per game, 10.5 rebounds per game, and 3.0 assists per game for Iowa this season. Iowa is shooting 49.7% from the field, 74.5% on free throws, and 39.6% on three pointers this season.
The Creighton Bluejays are 2-0 this year after they defeated North Dakota State by a score of 89-60 in their last game. Creighton scored 41 points in the first half and 48 points in the second half for the easy win. The Bluejays shot 61.1% from the field and out rebounded NDSU by a total of 36-22 in the game. Creighton defeated Florida A&M by a score of 105-54 in their first game. Creighton is scoring 97 points per game with 44.5 rebounds per game and 19.5 assists per game, while giving up 57 points against per game this year. Trey Alexander is averaging 20.5 points per game with 5.5 rebounds per game and 4.5 assists per game for Creighton. The Bluejays are shooting 58.7% from the field, 68.8% on free throws, and 45.5% on three pointers this year.
Creighton comes into this matchup ranked #8 in the country and they have one of the best scoring offenses in college basketball. The Bluejays are shooting almost 59% from the field and they are scoring 97 points per game. On the other side, Iowa is averaging 104 points per game this year, but they are “only” shooting 49.7% from the field. Both teams have been solid defensively, but Creighton has allowed about 10 points fewer per game. This should be an exciting game with plenty of points scored, but I am going to take Iowa with the points here. Both teams should have plenty of success on the offensive end of the court and I think this is too many points to give to a team that can score like this. Take Iowa here.