Creighton vs. DePaul - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons (8-14) at Creighton Bluejays (14-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports
The DePaul Blue Demons and Creighton Bluejays meet Saturday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The DePaul Blue Demons need a nice win after losing six of their last eight games. The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 68.7 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Myke Henry is averaging 14.6 points and 6.3 rebounds while Billy Garrett Jr. is averaging 13.8 points and 3.8 assists. Tommy Hamilton IV is grabbing six rebounds and Aaron Simpson is dishing 1.8 assists. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The Blue Demons are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game. The DePaul Blue Demons have lost 12 of their last 15 road games.
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The Creighton Bluejays look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 80.7 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Maurice Watson Jr. is averaging 14.2 points and 6.4 assists while Isaiah Zierden is averaging 11.6 points and 3.3 rebounds. Geoffrey Groselle is the third double-digit scorer and Cole Huff is grabbing four rebounds. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bluejays are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game. The Creighton Bluejays have won 11 of their last 19 home games.
The Blue Demons are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 vs. Big East and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The Bluejays are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 home games and 20-9-1 ATS in their last 30 games overall. The Blue Demons are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
DePaul doesn't have the offensive horses to hang with Creighton in this spot. The Blue Demons don't score enough. Look for the Bluejays to win in a blowout.