Creighton vs. Georgetown - 1/31/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (14-6) at Creighton Bluejays (10-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Georgetown Hoyas and Creighton Bluejays meet Saturday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The Georgetown Hoyas have won six of their last eight games and are chasing a Big East crown. On the season, Georgetown is averaging 72.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and is allowing 65.6 points on 40.1 percent shooting. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging 15.2 points and 3.5 assists while Joshua Smith is averaging 12.5 points and 6.8 rebounds. Jabril Trawick is dishing 2.2 assists and L.J. Peak is shooting 41.1 percent from the field. The Georgetown Hoyas have seven players averaging at least 5.8 points, and they’re shooting 70.5 percent from the line and 34.8 percent from downtown. Defensively, Georgetown is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in six of their last eight games.
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The Creighton Bluejays look for their second Big East win when they play their fifth ranked team. On the season, Creighton is averaging 67.5 points on 41.6 percent shooting and is allowing 66.1 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Austin Chatman is averaging 11 points and four assists while Toby Hegner is averaging 8.4 points and 3.4 rebounds. Devin Brooks is dishing 2.8 assists and James Milliken is shooting 40.3 percent from the field. The Creighton Bluejays have seven players averaing at least 5.3 points, and they’re shooting 75.1 percent from the line and 33.6 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Creighton is allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last eight games.
The Hoyas are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. Big East. The Bluejays are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Big East and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall.
We've made money fading the Creighton Bluejays all season long, and I'm not sure how that stops here. Georgetown has proven itself during during its winning stretch and that should continue with another big road victory.