Betting on today’s Bluejays and Hoyas game? Catch the action at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, as the Hoyas hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on CBSS. The Bluejays come into this Big East conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 148.5 points.
CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS VS GEORGETOWN HOYAS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Georgetown Hoyas +12.5
This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 2nd.
WHY BET THE GEORGETOWN HOYAS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hoyas.
- Not only will Georgetown pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 148.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Bluejays Defense Show Up on the Road?
So far, Creighton has a record of 9-4 through 13 games. All of the Bluejays’ games this season have been played on the road. Against the spread, Creighton has a record of 7-6 this season. In their last ten games, Creighton is 1-4 vs. the spread.
In 13 games, Creighton comes in with an over/under mark of 6-7-0, with their games averaging 148.8 points per game. The Bluejays have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 151 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
Coming off their recent game, the Creighton offense tallied 67 points in a matchup against Marquette. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.5%, and they made 12 threes. Baylor Scheierman is leading the team in scoring at 18.6 points per contest. Trey Alexander has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15.8 going into the game.
Creighton’s defense has been playing well, ranking 83rd nationally, with 67.1 points allowed per game. The Creighton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 72 points and allowed Marquette to connect on 9 threes.
Can Georgetown Lock in a Home Win?
At the moment, the Hoyas have a record of 7-6 after losing their last game to Marquette (81-51). In away games, the Hoyas are 1-3 and they are 6-3 at home this season. As of today’s game, Georgetown has a 5-8 record against the spread. Looking at their performance in the last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.
After 13 games, Georgetown has an over/under record of 6-7-0, with their games averaging a combined 146 points per game so far. When analyzing the Hoyas’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 136 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
The Georgetown offense is coming off a game in which they scored 51 points vs. Marquette. Overall their field goal percentage was 32.8% while connecting on 5 threes. In terms of offense, the Hoyas have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, putting them 299th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 129th in percentage and 91st in three-pointers made.
So far, the Hoyas’ defense is ranked 173rd in the country at 72.3 points per contest. The Georgetown defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 81 points and allowed Marquette to connect on 10 threes.