Creighton vs. Georgetown - 1/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgetown Hoyas (9-5) at Creighton Bluejays (10-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 9:00 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Creighton Bluejays and the Georgetown Hoyas face off on Tuesday in Big East college basketball action.
The Creighton Bluejays are 10-5 this season and hey are coming off of a double-digit loss to Villanova. Creighton is averaging 85.8 points and they are shooting 50 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.5 points and their opponents are shooting 45.1 percent. Maurice Watson Jr. leads the Bluejays averaging 12.9 points and 6.3 assists per game. Geoffrey Groselle is averaging 12.3 points and 6.7 rebounds, Cole Huff is averaging 11.7 points, and Isaiah Zierden is averaging 11.3 points. Creighton is 7-2 at home this season.
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The Georgetown Hoyas are 9-5 this season and they have won their last three games. Georgetown is averaging 74.6 points and they are shooting 44.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.6 points and their opponents are shooting 38.9 percent. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads the Hoyas averaging 15 points per game. Isaac Copeland is averaging 12.3 points and 5.1 rebounds, L.J. Peak is averaging 10.1 points, and Bradley Hayes is averaging 9.5 points and 7.9 rebounds. Georgetown appears to be a team that is improving.
Creighton is 8-1-1 against the spread against the Big East, 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 home games, and 15-6-1 against the spread in their last 22 games. Georgetown is 4-1 against the spread in heir last five road games, 4-10 against the spread following a win, and 4-0 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record.
I like getting points with the better team and I feel that is what we are getting here with Georgetown.