Drake Bulldogs vs Creighton Bluejays Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Jan 23, 8:05 PM | Knapp Center

Creighton Bluejays vs Drake Bulldogs Odds

17-2TEAM RECORD8-10

The Creighton Bluejays will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulldogs in Drake at Knapp Center on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Supporters of the Bluejays have watched them go 17-2 and 12-5 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 8-10 and 7-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 10-3-2, while the Bluejays have a 6-9 mark.

View Creighton vs Drake Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Bulldogs in this one found them listed as 11-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Bluejays was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Bluejays odds would favor the Bluejays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Drake is rated No. 269 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Creighton is at No. 22. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 89-70 win for the Bluejays.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Drake's No. 309-rated squad against Creighton's No. 140-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Drake rates No. 11 in the country with 8.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 nationally with 9.6 per match.

Defensively, Creighton features the nation's No. 40-rated defense on the road, allowing 61.8 points per game. Drake, meanwhile, comes in at No. 97 nationally in scoring at home.

Creighton lost its last outing, a 67-64 result against Wichita State on January 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Doug McDermott scored 25 points for Creighton on Saturday, but the Shockers managed a 67-64 victory over the Bluejays at Charles Koch Arena.

Last time out for Drake, they were an 85-55 loser as they battled Northern Iowa on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog. Drake was run off the court by the Panthers on Sunday as Northern Iowa routed them 85-55 at McLeod Center.

Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Southern Illinois are 5-5
After playing Wichita State are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Missouri State are 4-6
After playing Northern Iowa are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Bluejays at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Creighton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Creighton's last 6 games when playing on the road against Drake
Creighton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Drake
Creighton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Drake
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Drake's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drake's last 5 games when playing Creighton
Drake is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Drake is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Creighton

Next up:
Creighton at Southern Illinois, Sunday, January 27
Drake at Missouri State, Sunday, January 27

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