College baskeball point spread favors Bluejays in battle with Braves
Creighton Bluejays vs Bradley Braves Odds
Bradley will look to improve on its 16-13 record on Wednesday when they host Creighton in NCAA basketball odds action at Carver Arena.
This season, the Braves are 16-13 overall and 13-12-2 ATS ATS, while the Bluejays are 22-7 and 13-14 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Bradley boasts a 12-11 on the OU, and Creighton is 7-18.
The Bluejays were listed as 7.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Braves - Bluejays odds would favor the Bluejays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Bradley is rated No. 253 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Creighton is at No. 34. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 81-69 win for the Bluejays.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Bradley's No. 255-rated squad against Creighton's No. 161-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Bradley rates No. 276 in the country with 5.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 6 nationally with 8.9 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Creighton owns the country's No. 66-rated mark, allowing 64.6 points per game on the highway. Bradley, on the other hand, rates No. 136 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Creighton, they were a 74-66 loser as they battled St. Mary's on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Doug McDermott scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Bluejays to a win (they lost 74-66 to St. Mary's at McKeon Pavilion on Saturday).
Bradley was a 63-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois-Chicago. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Bradley got 22 points from Walt Lemon Jr. en route to a 63-62 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday at UIC Pavilion.
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Wichita State are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Missouri State are 7-3
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 2-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Bluejays at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 5 games on the road
Creighton is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Bradley
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Creighton's last 7 games when playing on the road against Bradley
Creighton is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bradley's last 5 games at home
Bradley is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Bradley's last 14 games when playing Creighton
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Bradley's last 7 games when playing at home against Creighton
Creighton home to Wichita State, Saturday, March 2
Bradley home to Missouri State, Saturday, March 2