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Creighton Bluejays take on Friars in NCAA Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars battle Saturday at Dunkin Donuts Center as the Friars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Creighton Bluejays opened as -4-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Creighton Bluejays vs Providence Friars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Creighton Bluejays have watched them go 14-1 and 10-3-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Providence Friars are at 11-5 and 9-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Providence Friars are 7-8-1, while the Creighton Bluejays have a 7-7 mark.

The Providence Friars sit at No. 73 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Creighton Bluejays sit at No. 23 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Providence's No. 215 nationally ranked offense (69.88 points per game) against a Creighton Bluejays defense that sits as the No. 171 at 72.53 PPG. The Providence Friars have been averaging 44.17% from the field, less than the Bluejays have managed so far this season (53.51% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Justin Patton scored 25 points leading the Bluejays to a 85-72 victory over St. John's at Carnesecca Arena on Wednesday.

Providence earned a 76-70 victory over Georgetown University on Wednesday, getting 19 points from Jalen Lindsey at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Betting Trends
  • Creighton is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Creighton is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games
  • Creighton is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Creighton's last 6 games on the road
  • Providence is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Providence is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Providence's last 5 games
  • Providence is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Creighton home to Butler, Wednesday, January 11th
Providence at DePaul, Tuesday, January 10th

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