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St. John's Red Storm vs Bluejays College Hoops Game Preview

St. John's Red StormCreighton Bluejays
12-8January 28, 2014, 09:02 | CenturyLink Center17-3

CenturyLink Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Creighton Bluejays and the visiting St. John's Red Storm in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The Bluejays bring a 17-3 record (13-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-8 Red Storm, who are 5-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Creighton go 8-10 so far and the Red Storm go 10-8.

View St. John's Red Storm vs Creighton Bluejays Odds and Stats.

Creighton opened as -14.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 5 (Bluejays) and the No. 147 (Red Storm) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

In their last action, St. John's was a 69-52 winner on the road against Butler. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Red Storm grabbed a 69-52 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Jakarr Sampson at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Creighton won its last outing, a 76-63 result against Georgetown on January 25. They covered in that game as a 12-point favorite. Doug McDermott scored 14 points leading the Bluejays to a 76-63 victory over Georgetown at CenturyLink Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Creighton's No. 15 nationally ranked offense (82.25 points per game) against a Red Storm defense that sits as the No. 81 at 67.4 PPG. The Bluejays have been averaging 49.35% from the field, more than the Red Storm have managed so far this season (44.38% on average).

A few Red Storm at Bluejays trends to consider:
St. John's is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. John's's last 7 games
St. John's is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
St. John's is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Creighton is 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games
Creighton is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Creighton's last 5 games
Creighton is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
St. John's home to Marquette, Saturday, February 1st
Creighton at DePaul, Friday, February 7th