Creighton vs. DePaul Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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Creighton vs. DePaul Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Saturday, March 4, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The DePaul Blue Demons (9-21, 3-16 Big East) host the Creighton Bluejays (19-11, 13-6 Big East) after losing four straight home games. The Bluejays are heavy favorites by 12 points in the matchup, which tips at 9:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 4, 2023. The matchup’s point total is 147.

Creighton vs. DePaul Odds

  • Creighton odds to win: -781
  • DePaul odds to win: +536
  • Spread: Creighton (-12)
  • Total: 147

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Where: Chicago, Illinois
  • Venue: Wintrust Arena

Who Will Win Creighton vs. DePaul?

Creighton and DePaul Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Creighton has a 3-5 record against the spread when favored by 12 points or more this season.

DePaul has a 2-2 record against the spread when an underdog by 12 points or more this season.

These two teams average 147.6 points per game combined, 0.6 more than the over/under of 147.

Creighton and DePaul have seen their opponents average a combined 2.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 147 set for this outing.

The average point total for Creighton’s games this season is 2.6 fewer points than the total of 147 in this matchup.

The average over/under for Blue Demons games this season is 1.1 more points than the point total of 147 for this outing.

The Bluejays have a 14-16-0 record against the spread this season.

The Blue Demons have gone 11-17-2 ATS this year.

Creighton Stats & Insights

Creighton outscores opponents by 8.8 points per game (scoring 76.6 per game to rank 62nd in college basketball while allowing 67.8 per outing to rank 113th in college basketball) and has a +264 scoring differential overall.

Creighton wins the rebound battle by 3.9 boards on average. It records 34.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 34th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 30.9 per outing.

The Bluejays hit 8.9 three-pointers per game (40th in college basketball), 2.7 more than their opponents (6.2).

Creighton ranks 41st in college basketball by averaging 99.8 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 90th in college basketball, allowing 88.3 points per 100 possessions.

The Bluejays are averaging 79.3 points per game this year at home, which is eight more points than they’re averaging in road games (71.3).

DePaul Stats & Insights

DePaul is being outscored by 6.1 points per game, with a -184 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71 points per game (192nd in college basketball), and gives up 77.1 per contest (343rd in college basketball).

The 29.8 rebounds per game DePaul accumulates rank 286th in the country, 6.1 fewer than the 35.9 its opponents pull down.

DePaul hits 1.0 more three per game than the opposition, 8.3 (76th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.3.

DePaul records 88.8 points per 100 possessions (294th in college basketball), while allowing 96.5 points per 100 possessions (312th in college basketball).

The Blue Demons are scoring more points at home (75.8 per game) than away (66.4).

Creighton Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Bluejays this season is Ryan Kalkbrenner, who averages 14.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.

Baylor Scheierman is Creighton’s leading rebounder, pulling down 8.2 per game, while Ryan Nembhard is its best passer, averaging five assists in each contest.

Scheierman makes more threes per game than any other member of the Bluejays, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.4 per contest.

The Creighton steals leader is Scheierman, who averages 1.1 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Kalkbrenner, who compiles 2.3 rejections per contest.

DePaul Key Players to Watch

Umoja Gibson racks up 16.2 points and tacks on 4.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Blue Demons’ leaderboards in those statistics.

Eral Penn’s stat line of seven rebounds, 8.7 points and 0.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the DePaul rebounding leaderboard.

Gibson is consistent from three-point range and leads the Blue Demons with 2.8 made threes per game.

DePaul’s leader in steals is Gibson (1.9 per game), and its leader in blocks is Penn (one per game).

Creighton vs. DePaul Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    DePaul (+12)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (147)

  • Prediction:
    Creighton 79, DePaul 67
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