Creighton vs Xavier Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/10/24
Xavier (13-10) vs Creighton (16-6)
Game Info: Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 12:30 pm (Cintas Center)
Betting Odds: Xavier -1.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Creighton Bluejays look for a win after splitting their last 6 games. The Xavier Musketeers are riding a 3-game winning streak. Let’s preview this game and give out a Creighton Bluejays vs Xavier Musketeers prediction.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Preview
The Creighton Bluejays are coming off losses to Butler and Providence. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 80.8 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Baylor Scheierman is averaging 18.6 points and 8.4 rebounds, while Trey Alexander is averaging 17.2 points and 6 rebounds. Ryan Kalkbrenner is the third double-digit scorer and Steven Ashworth is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 77.1 percent from the free throw line. The Creighton Bluejays are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game.
Xavier Musketeers Betting Preview
The Xavier Musketeers beat St. John’s, DePaul and Villanova during this streak. The Xavier Musketeers are averaging 76.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 72.1 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Quincy Olivari is averaging 18.9 points and 5.3 rebounds, while Desmond Claude is averaging 16 points and 4.6 rebounds. Dayvion McKnight is the third double-digit scorer and Abou Ousmane is dishing 1.1 assists. The Xavier Musketeers are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Xavier Musketeers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game.
Creighton Bluejays vs Xavier Musketeers prediction
The Creighton Bluejays have been hit or miss as of late, and they've failed to cover each of their last 4 games. The Xavier Musketeers hung around with Creighton in the meeting a couple of weeks ago, and 10 of their 14 wins this season have come at home. The home team has won 8 of the last 9 meetings between Creighton and Xavier. The Xavier Musketeers have covered 5 of their last 8 games overall. We're only laying a bucket. Given the home team's dominance in these meetings, I'll lay the small chalk with Xavier in a big game at the Cintas Center.