Creighton vs. Villanova - 3/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Villanova Wildcats (27-2) at Creighton Bluejays (13-16)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:15 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays +10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Villanova Wildcats and Creighton Bluejays meet Tuesday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The Villanova Wildcats play their last road game and hope to keep their winning streak alive. On the season, Villanova is averaging 75.7 points on 46.6 percent shooting and is allowing 61 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Darrun Hilliard II is averaging 14.4 points and two assists while Ryan Arcidiacono is averaging 10.4 points and 3.7 assists. JayVaughn Pinkston is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Dylan Ennis is dishing 3.5 assists. The Villanova Wildcats have five players averaging at least 9.2 points, and they’re shooting 72.2 percent from the line and 38.9 percent from deep. Defensively, Villanova is allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last five games.
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The Creighton Bluejays look for a big win after splitting their last eight games. On the season, Creighton is averaging 67 points on 41.4 percent shooting and is allowing 66.7 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Austin Chatman is averaging 11 points and 3.7 assists while James Milliken is averaging 8.5 points and 2.7 rebounds. Devin Brooks is dishing three assists and Rick Kreklow is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays have five players averaging at least 7.1 points, and they’re shooting 72.5 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from deep. Defensively, Creighton is allowing 38.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in three straight games.
The Wildcats are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 42-16 ATS in their last 58 games overall. The Bluejays are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Tuesday games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Both of Villanova's losses this season have come away from home. However, the Wildcats simply abused the Bluejays when they met earlier this season. Take the Cats to win once again in a blowout.