Creighton vs. St. John's - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. John's Red Storm (8-21) at Creighton Bluejays (17-11)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 2:30 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -16.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St John's Red Storm and Creighton Bluejays meet Sunday at the CenturyLink Center Omaha.
The St John's Red Storm could use a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The St John's Red Storm are averaging 65.9 points on 39.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Durand Johnson is averaging 12 points and 3.8 rebounds while Federico Mussini is averaging 11 points and 2.3 assists. Ron Mvouika is grabbing 4.2 rebounds and Christian Jones is dishing 1.3 assists. The St John's Red Storm are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 63.7 percent from the free throw line. The Red Storm are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The St John's Red Storm have lost 10 straight road games.
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The Creighton Bluejays look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Creighton Bluejays are averaging 79.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Maurice Watson Jr. is averaging 15.1 points and 6.5 assists while Isaiah Zierden is averaging 10.7 points and 3.3 rebounds. Geoffrey Groselle is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and James Milliken is dishing 1.4 assists. The Creighton Bluejays are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bluejays are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Creighton Bluejays have split their last eight home games.
The Red Storm are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games and 4-11 ATS in their last 15 road games. The Bluejays are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 home games and 23-11-1 ATS in their last 35 games overall.
The Red Storm don't win many games, but it is a team that continues to fight and has been able to hang around in some games lately. St John's has also played Creighton tough last season, which includes a victory. Overall, this is a lot of points to lay with an inconsistent Bluejays squad.