CenturyLink Center-NE features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Creighton Bluejays and the visiting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in college hoops betting odds action on Saturday.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Bettors looking to go with the Creighton Bluejays in this one found them listed as -27-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cougars was expected to move the line.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 0-3 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Creighton Bluejays are 4-1 ATS. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are 2-1 on betting the total; Creighton Bluejays are 4-1.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 133-rated Creighton Bluejays and the No. 287-ranked Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
The game also pits Creighton's No. 20-ranked offense, averaging 90.4 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 254 at 86 PPG. The Bluejays field goal percentage has averaged 50% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.39% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Daniel Kinchen scored 26 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Wednesday, but the Leathernecks managed a 69-67 victory over the Cougars at Vadalabene Center.
Khyri Thomas scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bluejays to a win (they lost 65-59 to Baylor at Sprint Center on Tuesday).
Next Betting Matchups
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Southern Illinois, Wednesday, November 29th
Creighton at Gonzaga, Friday, December 1st
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