College Basketball Matchup - Georgetown Hoyas Creighton Bluejays Odds Preview
|Creighton Bluejays||Georgetown Hoyas|
|23-5||March 04, 2014, 07:00 | Verizon Center||16-12|
The Georgetown Hoyas will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Creighton Bluejays at Verizon Center on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
They opened as small home dogs at GTbets.eu to extend their 5-0 ATS run at home. Creighton has been hot and owns a talented roster but a slumping road game.
The Hoyas currently sports a 16-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-13 ATS. The Bluejays are 23-5 and 15-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hoyas produce a 16-11 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bluejays have gone 11-15 against the number.
The Hoyas were listed as 4-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at GTbets.eu, where the total was expected shortly.
The Hoyas sit at No. 131 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bluejays sit at No. 47 on the same chart.
Creighton was a 75-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Xavier. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Doug McDermott poured in 27 points and added 10 rebounds in a losing cause for Creighton on Saturday, as the Musketeers rolled to a 75-69 victory over Creighton at Cintas Center.
Georgetown lost its last outing, a 75-73 result against Marquette on February 27. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Hoyas got 24 points from Markel Starks, but it was Marquette that prevailed in a 75-73 final on Thursday at Bradley Center.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bluejays rank No. 134 in NCAA Division 1 with 35 per game. That compares with Georgetown’s No. 186 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Georgetown is college basketball's No. 201-ranked team at 5.21 per game, while the Bluejays rate No. 2 with 10.32 per game.
A few Bluejays at Hoyas trends to consider:
Creighton is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Creighton is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Creighton's last 9 games
Creighton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Georgetown is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Georgetown's last 6 games
Georgetown is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Georgetown is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Creighton home to Providence, Saturday, March 8th
Georgetown at Villanova, Saturday, March 8th