Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bluejays versus the Red Storm? Tip off is at at 12:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBS. The game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Creighton come into this Big East conference matchup as the -2.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 152.5 points.

CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS VS ST. JOHN’S RED STORM BETTING PICK

The Pick: St. John’s Red Storm +2.5

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 12:00 ET on Sunday, February 25th.

WHY BET THE ST. JOHN’S RED STORM:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Red Storm.
  • Not only will St. John’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can the Bluejays Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Creighton enters today’s game against St. John’s as the favorite, as they have been in 24 of their 27 games this season. They have gone 19-5 in those games, including a current win streak of four games.

On the road this season, the Bluejays have gone 8-4, and they have an average scoring margin of +8.6 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4.

Creighton has an ATS record of 14-13 this season and is 8-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the favorite, the Bluejays are 13-11 vs. the spread this year and have gone 3-0 ATS in their last three games as the favorite. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Creighton has an ATS record of 5-5.

Creighton’s over/under record this season is 13-14, and today’s line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (148.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points, which is right in line with their season average of 150.4 points per game. So far, 17 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line.

In their recent game, the Bluejays’ offense concluded with 85 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 81.3 points per contest. The top scorer for the Bluejays was Steven Ashworth with 20 points, while Trey Alexander also chipped in with 16 points.

At this time, the Bluejays’ defense is positioned 105th in the country, permitting 69.1 points per game. So far, the Creighton defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.8 times per game (399th).

Is A Home Victory Likely for Underdog St. John’s?

St. John’s enters this game with a 15-12 record and a 7-8 mark in Big East play. The Red Storm have been much better at home this season, going 10-4 compared to 5-7 on the road.

As an underdog, St. John’s is just 2-7 this season, and they are currently a 2.5-point underdog against Creighton. So far this year, the Red Storm have been the underdog in nine of their 27 games.

As the underdog this season, St. John’s has a record of 4-5 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 12-14. At home, the Red Storm are 7-7 ATS and their last 3 home ATS record is 1-2.

St. John’s over/under record this season is 14-12, and today’s line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (149.1). So far, 16 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points, and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 4-5.

St. John’s is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 90 points vs. Georgetown. This figure is more than their season average of 76.6 points per game. The top scorer for the Red Storm was Jordan Dingle with 22 points, while RJ Luis also added 19 to the scoreboard.

In terms of defense, St. John’s is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.4 points per game. In their most recent game, the St. John’s defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Georgetown knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 85 points.