Creighton Bluejays vs Indiana State Sycamores Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Hulman Center Wednesday as host Indiana State looks to handle the Creighton Bluejays in NCAA hoops action.
The Sycamores sit at 14-8 (12-6-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Bluejays are currently 20-3 (13-8 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Indiana State is 10-8 OU, and Creighton is 7-12 OU.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bluejays were listed as 5.5-point favorites earlier in the day at .
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 31-rated Creighton taking on the No. 79-rated Sycamores in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 85-71 win for the Bluejays on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bluejays is ranked No. 145 in NCAA hoops at 35.7 per game. Contrast that with Indiana State’s No. 195 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Indiana State is the No. 254-ranked team in the country at 5.3 per game, while Creighton rates No. 1 at 9.8 per game.
Defensively, Creighton features the nation's No. 40-rated defense on the road, allowing 62 points per game. Indiana State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 164 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Creighton, they were a 75-58 winner as they battled Bradley at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 17.5-point favorite. The Bluejays got a terrific 25-point effort from Doug McDermott as Creighton defeated Bradley 75-58 on Saturday at CenturyLink Center.
Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 74-71 loser as they battled Drake on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. The Sycamores endured a 74-71 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Dawon Cummings at Knapp Center.
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois State are 10-0
After playing Bradley are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Southern Illinois are 6-4
After playing Drake are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2
A few Bluejays at Sycamores trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 5 games on the road
Creighton is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 7 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Creighton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana State
Indiana State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana State's last 5 games
Indiana State is 11-3-1 ATS in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana State's last 7 games when playing at home against Creighton
Creighton home to Illinois State, Saturday, February 9
Indiana State home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, February 9