Creighton Bluejays vs. Xavier Musketeers - 2/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Xavier Musketeers (21-2) at Creighton Bluejays (15-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (CenturyLink Center)
The Line: Creighton Bluejays +1.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Creighton Blue jays will host the Xavier Musketeers this Tuesday.
The Creighton Blue jays come into this game with a 15-9 record and are currently 5th in the Big East. The Blue Jays are coming off of a 88-66 win over DePaul. Through 24 games this season the leading scorer for Creighton has been Maurice Watson Jr. who is averaging 14.1 points per game and 6.5 assists. Isaiah Zierden is second on the team with 11.3 points per game and 3.4 rebounds.
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The 5th ranked Xavier Musketeers come into this game with a 21-2 record and are currently 2nd in the Big East. Xavier has won their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 90-82 win over Marquette. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Xavier Musketeers has been Trevon Bluiett who is averaging 15.7 points per game and 6.8 rebounds. Myles Davis is second on the team with 11.2 points per game and 3.8 assists.
The Xavier Musketeers are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 Tuesday games. The Musketeers are 7-2 against the spread in their last 9 road games. Creighton is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Blue Jays are 13-5 against the spread in their last 18 home games.
The Xavier Musketeers are one of the best teams in the country. The Creighton Blue Jays are coming off of a win and have been one of the better teams in the Big East. I have Xavier winning this one and should be able to cover on the road.