Creighton Bluejays vs. Massachusetts Minutemen - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Massachusetts Minutemen (4-0) at Creighton Bluejays (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 9:30 pm (MGM Grand)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -1.5 -- Over/Under: 160 See the Latest Odds
The UMASS Minutemen will play the Creighton Bluejays in a non-conference game played at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The Creighton Bluejays are 3-1 and are coming off of a win against Rutgers by a score of 85-75. Creighton was actually trailing by 3 points at halftime before outscoring Rutgers by 13 in the second half. Cole Huff led Creighton with 26 points and 7 rebounds in this game. Maurice Watson Jr. scored 13 points and added 10 assists for Creighton. Creighton out rebounded their opponent by a total of 39-36 and had 17 assists in their victory. Creighton is averaging 86.5 points per game while giving up 77.3 points per game. Creighton is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game. Cole Huff has been leading Creighton this season with 14.8 points per game and adding 5 rebounds per game. Maurice Watson Jr. has averaged 13.5 points per game with 6 assists per game. Creighton is shooting 65.4% on free throws, 35.6% on three-pointers, and 50.2% on all field goal attempts.
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The UMASS Minutemen are 4-0 and are coming off of a win against Clemson by a score of 82-65. This was a blowout from the beginning as UMASS cruised to an easy victory. Trey Davis led UMASS with 25 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists in this game. Donte Clark also scored 25 points for the Minutemen. UMASS out rebounded their opponent by a total of 40-38 and had 17 assists in their victory. UMASS is averaging 81.3 points per game while giving up 67.3 points per game. UMASS is also averaging 38 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game. Jabarie Hinds is the leading scorer for UMASS with 22 points per game and 6 assists per game. Trey Davis is averaging 18.5 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, and 3.5 assists per game. UMASS is shooting 68.6% on free throws, 41.6% on three-pointers, and 47.9% on all field goal attempts.
UMASS is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against the Big East. UMASS is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 8-2 in the UMASS past 10 games overall. Creighton is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. Creighton is 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Creighton’s last 6 games against the A-10.
UMASS looked very impressive in their win against Clemson and I think they will give Creighton a tough game. Creighton took care of Rutgers, but was less impressive. I think this will be a high scoring game, but I am taking UMASS and the points.