Creighton Bluejays vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Creighton Bluejays Odds
The Creighton Bluejays hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane pay a visit to CenturyLink Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Bluejays bring a 10-1 record (8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-4 Golden Hurricane, who are 3-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Creighton go 2-5 so far and the Golden Hurricane go 2-2.
The Bluejays were listed as 21.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Bluejays and the No. 94-ranked Golden Hurricane, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 86-74 result in favor of the Bluejays.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Creighton's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 79.6 PPG, against a Golden Hurricane defense that ranks No. 110 at 62.5 PPG. The Bluejays field goal percentage has averaged 50.8% so far, more than the Golden Hurricane marksmen have achieved on the year, 46% per game.
Defensively, Tulsa features the nation's No. 109-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. Creighton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 46 nationally in scoring at home.
Tulsa was a 72-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Arkansas-Little Rock. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Tulsa got 15 points from D'Andre Wright but lost anyway, 72-65, to Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday at Stephens Center.
Last time out for Creighton, they were a 74-64 winner as they battled California on the road. They covered in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Doug McDermott poured in a team-high 34 points for Creighton on Saturday, as they defeated California 74-64 at Haas Pavilion.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oral Roberts are 5-5
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 2-3
After a loss are 6-4
Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Evansville are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Golden Hurricane at Bluejays trends to consider:
Creighton is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
Creighton is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Tulsa at Oral Roberts, Saturday, December 22
Creighton home to Evansville, Saturday, December 29