Georgetown vs. Creighton - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Creighton Bluejays (14-6) at Georgetown Hoyas (12-8)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Georgetown Hoyas -3 -- Over/Under: 149 See the Latest Odds
The Georgetown Hoyas and the Creighton Blue Jays face off on Tuesday in Big East college basketball action.
The Georgetown Hoyas are 12-8 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Georgetown is averaging 73.5 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.5 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera leads the Hoyas averaging 16.2 points per game. Isaac Copeland is averaging 10.2 points, L.J. Peak is averaging 9.8 points, and Bradley Hayes is averaging 8.6 points and 6.8 rebounds. Georgetown is 7-4 at home and 5-2 in the Big East.
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The Creighton Bluejays are 14-6 this season and they have won four of their last five games and seven of their last nine. Creighton is averaging 83 points per game and they are shooting 48.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. Maurice Watson Jr. leads the Bluejays averaging 14 points and and 6.5 assists per game. Isaiah Zierden is averaging 12.4 points, Geoffrey Groselle is averaging 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Cole Huff is averaging 9.9 points. Creighton is 3-3 on the road and 5-2 in the Big East.
Georgetown is 4-0 against the spread against the Big East, 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, and 27-11 against the spread following a loss. Creighton is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 15-5-1 against the spread against the Big East, and 11-5-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
This should be a good one and the Hoyas are so tough to read this year but I see them bouncing back at home and getting the cover.