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Creighton Bluejays home to DePaul Blue Demons in NCAA Basketball betting action

DePaul Blue DemonsCreighton Bluejays
10-13February 07, 2014, 09:07 | CenturyLink Center18-3



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Creighton Bluejays try to run the DePaul Blue Demons off the court at CenturyLink Center in college hoops action.

This season, the Bluejays are 18-3 overall and 13-6 ATS, while the Blue Demons are 10-13 and 10-11-1 ATS. As for the totals, Creighton boasts a 8-11 on the OU, and DePaul is 10-12.

View DePaul Blue Demons vs Creighton Bluejays Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Bluejays installed as -21-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bluejays at No. 7 and the Blue Demons at No. 240 heading into this contest.

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Last time out for DePaul, they were a 71-59 loser as they battled Georgetown at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog. The Blue Demons got 15 points from Brandon Young, but it was Georgetown that prevailed in a 71-59 final on Monday at Allstate Arena.

Creighton was a 63-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against St. John's. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Doug McDermott poured in a team-high 39 points for Creighton on Tuesday, as they defeated St. John's 63-60 at CenturyLink Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Blue Demons is ranked No. 0 in NCAA hoops at 35.48 per game. Contrast that with Creighton’s No. 0 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Creighton is the No. 1-ranked team in the country at 10.95 per game, while DePaul rates No. 163 at 5.74 per game.

Next up:
DePaul home to Villanova, Wednesday, February 12th
Creighton at St. John's, Sunday, February 9th

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