Creighton vs. Seton Hall - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seton Hall Pirates (14-6) at Creighton Bluejays (14-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays -5 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Networks
The Creighton Bluejays and the Seton Hall Pirates face off on Saturday in Big East college basketball action.
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-7 this season and they have win four of their last six games. Creighton is averaging 82.5 points per game and they are shooting 47.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73 points and their opponents are shooting 44.1 percent. Maurice Watson Jr. leads the Bluejays averaging 14.1 points and 6.5 assists per game. Isaiah Zierden is averaging 12.3 points, Geoffrey Groselle is averaging 11.6 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Cole Huff is averaging 10.1 points. Creighton is 9-3 at home and 5-3 in the Big East.
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The Seton Hall Pirates are 14-6 this season and they are coming off of a win over St. John’s that ended a two game losing skid. Seton Hall is averaging 74.2 points per game and they are shooting 44.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Isaiah Whitehead leads SHU averaging 15.7 points per game. Khadeen Carrington is averaging 14.7 points, Desi Rodriguez is averaging 12.1 points, and Angel Delgado is averaging 9.5 points and 9.8 rebounds. Seton Hall is 3-3 on the road and 4-4 in Big East play.
Creighton is 4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 16-5-1 against the spread against the Big East, 20-7-1 against the spread in their last 28 games. Seton Hall is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 6-1 against the spread following a win, and 6-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The road team is 4-0-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two teams.
I expect plenty of scoring here so my free pick is over the total that is set at 151.5