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Wichita State Shockers take on Bluejays in college basketball test

Wichita State ShockersCreighton Bluejays
Feb 11, 5:00 PM | Qwest Center

Wichita State Shockers vs Creighton Bluejays Odds

21-4TEAM RECORD21-4

Creighton looks to cover the Bluejays-Shockers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 21-4 mark when they host Wichita State in college basketball action.

Creighton battles the Shockers, currently sitting with a 21-4 mark (10-12 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-11-1 for the Bluejays and 14-8 for the Shockers.

View Wichita State vs Creighton Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Creighton sat as 1.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 60-ranked Bluejays and the No. 5-rated Shockers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 87-84 win for the Shockers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Creighton's No. 77-rated squad against Wichita State's No. 39-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Creighton rates No. 18 in the country with 8.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 106 nationally with 6.8 per match.

Defensively, Wichita State features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.7 points per game. Creighton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.

Wichita State was an 82-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Northern Iowa. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Wichita State cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Northern Iowa out of the gym and running up an 82-57 score at Charles Koch Arena.

Creighton lost its last outing, a 65-57 result against Evansville on February 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. The Bluejays endured a 65-57 loss at the hands of the Purple Aces on Tuesday, despite a 21-point effort from Doug McDermott at Ford Center.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Missouri State are 4-6
After playing Northern Iowa are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Southern Illinois are 6-4
After playing Evansville are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Shockers at Bluejays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games on the road
Wichita State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wichita State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Wichita State is 1-17 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Creighton
Creighton is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 5 games when playing Wichita State
Creighton is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Wichita State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Creighton's last 7 games

Next up:
Wichita State home to Missouri State, Wednesday, February 15
Creighton at Southern Illinois, Tuesday, February 14

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