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Creighton BluejaysWichita State Shockers
Dec 31, 6:00 PM | Charles Koch Arena

Creighton Bluejays vs Wichita State Shockers Odds

10-2TEAM RECORD10-2

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Wichita State vs Creighton battle Saturday at Charles Koch Arena as the Shockers look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Supporters of the Bluejays have watched them go 10-2 and 6-2 ATS on the year, while the Shockers are at 10-2 and 4-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Shockers are 6-3, while the Bluejays have a 5-2-1 mark.

View Creighton vs Wichita State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Wichita State in this one will find them as 7-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 77-rated Creighton taking on the No. 3-rated Shockers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 93-88 win for the Shockers on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bluejays rank No. 86 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.3 per game. That compares with Wichita State’s No. 13 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wichita State is college basketball's No. 66-ranked team at 7.6 per game, while the Bluejays rate No. 11 with 9.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Creighton owns the country's No. 137-rated mark, allowing 69.2 points per game on the highway. Wichita State, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Creighton was a 77-65 loser in their most recent outing at home against Missouri State. They failed to cover the 10–point spread as favorites. Creighton got 19 points from Doug McDermott but lost anyway, 77-65, to Missouri State on Wednesday at Qwest Center.

Wichita State won its last outing, a 90-51 result against Bradley on December 28. They covered in that game as a 12-point favorite. Wichita State cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Bradley out of the gym and running up a 90-51 score at Carver Arena.

Creighton Bluejays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-3
Before playing Drake are 9-1
After playing Missouri State are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-2
Before playing Evansville are 7-3
After playing Bradley are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Bluejays at Shockers trends to consider:
Creighton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Creighton's last 7 games when playing on the road against Wichita State
Creighton is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Creighton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Wichita State
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Wichita State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wichita State's last 5 games when playing Creighton
Wichita State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Creighton

Next up:
Creighton home to Drake, Tuesday, January 3
Wichita State at Evansville, Wednesday, January 4

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