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Jan 21, 3:00 PM | Qwest Center

Indiana State Sycamores vs Creighton Bluejays Odds

11-8TEAM RECORD17-2

The Creighton Bluejays will hit the floor running against the visiting Indiana State Sycamores Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Bluejays bring a 17-2 record (10-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-8 Sycamores, who are 5-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Creighton go 8-6-1 so far and the Sycamores go 10-8.

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Betting Line:
The Bluejays are listed as 13.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bluejays - Sycamores odds would favor the Bluejays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Creighton is rated No. 74 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Indiana State is at No. 257. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 83-70 win for the Bluejays.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Sycamores is ranked No. 275 in NCAA hoops at 32.4 per game. Contrast that with Creighton’s No. 88 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Creighton is the No. 16-ranked team in the country at 8.6 per game, while Indiana State rates No. 181 at 6.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Indiana State owns the country's No. 123-rated mark, allowing 68.5 points per game on the highway. Creighton, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 67-54 loser as they battled Illinois State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. The Sycamores endured a 67-54 loss at the hands of the Redbirds on Wednesday, despite a 15-point effort from Jake Odum at Redbird Arena.

In their last action, Creighton was a 66-65 winner on the road against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. The Bluejays got 16 points from Gregory Echenique as Creighton ran past Missouri State 66-65 on Wednesday at JQH Arena.

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Northern Iowa are 5-5
After playing Illinois State are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Drake are 9-1
After playing Missouri State are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Sycamores at Bluejays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Creighton
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana State's last 6 games on the road
Indiana State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Indiana State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana State
Creighton is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games at home
Creighton is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing Indiana State

Next up:
Indiana State home to Northern Iowa, Wednesday, January 25
Creighton at Drake, Wednesday, January 25

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