Seton Hall Pirates vs. Creighton Bluejays - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Creighton Bluejays (11-5) at Seton Hall Pirates (12-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Prudential Center)
The Line: Seton Hall Pirates -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Seton Hall Pirates will host the Creighton Bluejays this Saturday.
The Seton Hall Pirates come into this game with a 12-3 record and are currently 4th in the Big East. The Pirates have won 7 out of their last 8 games with their most recent game being a 72-63 loss to Villanova. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Pirates has been Isaiah Whitehead who is scoring 15.5. points per game and 4.5 assists. Khadeen Carrington is second on the team with 13.9 points per game and 3.0 rebounds. Seton Hall will try to get back on track with a win against Creighton.
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The Creighton Bluejays come into this game with a 11-5 record and are currently ranked 5th in the Big East. The Bluejays have won 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 79-66 win over Georgetown. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Bluejays has been Maurice Watson Jr. who is averaging 13.8 points per game and 6.2 assists. Geoffrey Groselle is second on the team with 12.1 points per game and 6.4 rebounds.
The Creighton Bluejays are 9-1-1 against the spread in their last 11 games vs. Big East opponents. The Bluejays are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record. Seton Hall is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Pirates are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning record.
Seton Hall and Creighton have both been solid teams this year so this should be a good game. I think this game will come down to the wire with Seton Hall pulling it out at the end. Take the Pirates to cover at home.