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Creighton Bluejays vs Villanova Wildcats Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Villanova takes to the basketball court against Creighton on Saturday, hoping to send the Bluejays to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at CenturyLink Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Villanova Wildcats in this one, their betting line was listed as -6.5-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Villanova Wildcats vs Creighton Bluejays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Creighton Bluejays sport a record of 10-4 and 8-5 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Villanova Wildcats have 11-2 and 8-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-2 for the Creighton Bluejays and 5-7 for the Villanova Wildcats.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 26-ranked Creighton Bluejays and the No. 5-rated Villanova Wildcats in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Creighton has the nation's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 86.86 PPG. The visiting Villanova Wildcats defense ranks No. 9 allowing on average 59.46 PPG. The Bluejays FG% has averaged 50.29% so far, more than the Creighton Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.01% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Wildcats and Musketeers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Xavier was handed a 95-64 defeat on Thursday at Villanova Pavilion.

Creighton got 22 points from Geoffrey Groselle en route to a 80-70 victory over St. John's on Thursday at Carnesecca Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Villanova is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Villanova is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
  • Villanova is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Villanova is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Creighton is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Creighton is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Creighton's last 5 games
  • Creighton is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Villanova home to Seton Hall, Wednesday, January 6th
Creighton at Georgetown, Tuesday, January 5th