Bradley Braves vs Creighton Bluejays Odds
CenturyLink Center will host Creighton Bluejays vs. Bradley Braves action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Bluejays are 19-3 so far on the season, and 13-7 ATS vs. the number. The Braves, meanwhile, are 13-9 and 9-10-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Creighton go 7-11 and the Braves go 8-8 on the totals.
Bettors looking to go with the Bluejays in this one found them listed as 17.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Braves was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bluejays, most recently No. 23 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Braves, who rate No. 236 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 85-71 victory for the Bluejays.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Braves is ranked No. 262 in NCAA hoops at 32.7 per game. Contrast that with Creighton’s No. 145 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Creighton is the No. 1-ranked team in the country at 9.7 per game, while Bradley rates No. 298 at 4.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bradley owns the country's No. 169-rated mark, allowing 69.3 points per game on the highway. Creighton, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Bradley, they were an 83-77 winner as they battled Illinois State at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Bradley got 27 points from Walt Lemon Jr. en route to an 83-77 victory over Illinois State on Tuesday at Carver Arena.
Creighton was a 91-77 winner in its last match at home against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 19-point spread as favorites. Doug McDermott scored 29 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Creighton over Missouri State, 91-77, on Wednesday at CenturyLink Center.
Bradley Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Evansville are 6-4
After playing Illinois State are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Indiana State are 5-5
After playing Missouri State are 9-1
After a win are 9-1
A few Braves at Bluejays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bradley's last 7 games when playing on the road against Creighton
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Bradley's last 6 games on the road
Bradley is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Bradley is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Creighton's last 5 games at home
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Creighton is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Bradley
Creighton is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Bradley home to Evansville, Tuesday, February 5
Creighton at Indiana State, Wednesday, February 6