How to Watch Creighton Bluejays vs. Villanova Wildcats: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Creighton Bluejays vs. Villanova Wildcats: Live Stream or on TV


The No. 24 Creighton Bluejays (20-11, 14-6 Big East) host the Villanova Wildcats (17-15, 10-10 Big East) in Big East play at Madison Square Garden, beginning at 9:30 PM ET on Thursday, March 9, 2023.

On Saturday, in its last game, Creighton defeated DePaul 84-70. With 21 points, Trey Alexander was its high scorer. Villanova was victorious in its most recent game against Georgetown, 80-48, on Wednesday. Cam Whitmore starred with 19 points, plus 10 boards and zero assists.

When is Creighton vs. Villanova and when does it start?

This game between the Bluejays and Wildcats will take place on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 9:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Creighton vs. Villanova

The Bluejays and Wildcats will hit the hardwood at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on March 9, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on FS1.

Creighton Bluejays vs. Villanova Wildcats Game Preview

Creighton Stats, Odds & Insights

Creighton is outscoring opponents by 8.9 points per game with a +278 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.8 points per game (58th in college basketball) and allows 67.9 per outing (117th in college basketball).

The Bluejays post 9.5 more points than the Wildcats concede (67.3).

Creighton hits 8.9 three-pointers per game (45th in college basketball), 2.8 more than its opponents (6.1).

At home, the Bluejays are posting 6.8 more points per game (79.3) than they are away from home (72.5).

In its last 10 games, Creighton has been racking up 74.4 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 76.8 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Villanova Stats, Odds & Insights

Villanova outscores opponents by 2.5 points per game (posting 69.8 points per game, 221st in college basketball, and allowing 67.3 per outing, 98th in college basketball) and has a +83 scoring differential.

The Wildcats score just 1.9 more points per game (69.8) than the Bluejays concede (67.9).

Villanova hits 8.7 three-pointers per game (57th in college basketball), 1.1 more than its opponents. It shoots 33.5% from beyond the arc (221st in college basketball), and its opponents are shooting 33.4%.

In 2022-23 the Wildcats are averaging 3.1 more points per game at home (70.4) than on the road (67.3).

Villanova has fared worse offensively in its previous 10 games, scoring 69.2 points per contest, 0.6 fewer points its than season average of 69.8.

Bluejays Key Players to Watch

Bluejays Leaders
Ryan Kalkbrenner 28 15.1 6.3 1.3 0.6 2.2 0.1
Trey Alexander 31 13.7 4.1 2.6 1.0 0.5 1.8
Baylor Scheierman 31 12.7 8.3 3.1 1.2 0.2 2.4
Ryan Nembhard 31 12.0 4.0 4.9 0.7 0.1 1.5
Arthur Kaluma 31 11.9 6.2 1.6 0.6 0.5 1.2

Wildcats Key Players to Watch

Wildcats Leaders
Eric Dixon 32 15.4 6.4 1.4 0.6 0.7 1.2
Caleb Daniels 32 14.4 4.5 2.6 1.0 0.1 2.3
Justin Moore 12 13.6 3.8 2.8 0.4 0.0 2.1
Cam Whitmore 25 12.9 5.3 0.7 1.4 0.4 1.5
Brandon Slater 32 9.2 4.7 1.4 0.9 0.3 0.9

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.