Villanova vs. Creighton - 2/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Creighton Bluejays (14-8) at Villanova Wildcats (18-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Villanova Pavilion)
The Line: Villanova Wildcats -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Creighton Bluejays and Villanova Wildcats meet Wednesday night at The Pavilion.
The Creighton Bluejays look for some consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 81.7 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Maurice Watson Jr. is averaging 14.1 points and 6.5 assists while Isaiah Zierden is averaging 12 points and 3.2 rebounds. Geoffrey Groselle is the third double-digit scorer and Cole Huff is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The Bluejays are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.1 rebounds per game. The Creighton Bluejays have lost 12 of their last 17 road games.
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The Villanova Wildcats look to build on their impressive 18-3 record. The Villanova Wildcats are averaging 75.2 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 61.2 points on 38.1 percent shooting. Josh Hart is averaging 15.6 points and 7.3 rebounds while Ryan Arcidiacono is averaging 12.5 points and 4.2 assists. Kris Jenkins is grabbing 3.6 rebounds and Jalen Brunson is dishing 2.9 assists. The Villanova Wildcats are shooting 31.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.2 rebounds per game. The Villanova Wildcats have won 20 of their last 21 home games.
The Bluejays are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 road games and 20-8-1 ATS in their last 29 games overall. The Wildcats are 39-17 ATS in their last 56 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Villanova almost never loses at home and usually beats the doors off of teams in The Pavilion. Credighton isn't the best road team in the world and has trouble with consistency, especially on the defensive end. Look for the Wildcats to do what they usually do at home.