Marquette vs. Creighton - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Creighton Bluejays (9-8) at Marquette Golden Eagles (9-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:00 pm (BMO Harris Bradley Center)
The Line: Marquette Golden Eagles -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Marquette Golden Eagles and the Creighton Bluejays face off on Wednesday at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Big East college basketball action.
The Marquette Golden Eagles are 9-6 this season and they are 1-2 in their last three games. Marquette is averaging 69.3 points and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Matt Carlino leads the Golden Eagles averaging 12.3 points per game. Juan Anderson is averaging 11.3 points and 6.5 rebounds, Duane Wilson is averaging 10.9 points, and JaJuan Johnson is averaging 8.9 points. Marquette is 7-2 at home but just 1-2 in the Big East.
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The Creighton Bluejays are 9-8 this season and they have lost their last five games. Creighton is averaging 69.4 points and they are shooting 42 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Austin Chatman leads the Bluejays averaging 12.4 points per game. Isaiah Zierden is averaging 10.4 points, Toby Hegner is averaging 8.4 points, and Devin Brooks is averaging 7.4 points. Creighton is 1-4 on the road this season and 0-4 in Big East conference play.
Marquette is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 7-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 7-18-1 against the spread against the Big East. Creighton is 1-7 against the spread in their last eight road games, 0-5 against the spread against the Big East, and 0-4 against the spread following a loss.
Creighton hasn’t gotten it done in conference and they are in trouble again here making the pick Marquette.