Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pirates and Bluejays. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on FS1, and it’s hosted by the Bluejays at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Big East conference contest is set at 144.5 points, with Creighton being favored by -8.5 at home against Seton Hall.

SETON HALL PIRATES VS CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Seton Hall Pirates +8.5

This game will be played at CHI Health Center Omaha at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE SETON HALL PIRATES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Bluejays.
  • Even though we have Creighton winning straight-up, we like Seton Hall at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Pirates Offense Score Enough in Omaha?

Seton Hall enters today’s game against Creighton as an underdog, with a point spread of +8.5. The Pirates have an overall record of 18-9 and are currently on a three-game win streak. In Big East play, they have gone 10-5 compared to 8-4 in non-conference games.

So far this season, Seton Hall has gone 6-6 on the road, and they are coming off a 76-64 win over Butler. Over their last 10 road games, the Pirates have gone 6-4, and their average scoring margin away from home is -3.7 points per game.

Seton Hall’s ATS record this season is 12-14, including a mark of 5-7 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates have gone 6-4 ATS.

The over/under record for Seton Hall games this season is 12-14. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (140.7). Over their last three games, the OU record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

The Seton Hall offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. Butler. Overall their field goal percentage was 49.2% while connecting on 5 threes. On the offensive front, the Pirates have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 147th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 324th in terms of percentage and 334th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Seton Hall defense is giving up an average of 68.9 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. Creighton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.8%.

Will the Bluejays Defense Show Up at Home?

Creighton comes into this game as 8.5-point favorites. They have been the favorite in 25 of their 28 games this season, going 19-6 in those games. The Bluejays have been even better at home, going 12-3 compared to 8-5 on the road.

After losing their most recent game to St. John’s, Creighton will look to get back on track. Over their last 10 games, they have gone 8-2 at home, and they are 4-1 in their last five at home. So far this season, their average scoring margin at home is +15.0 points per game.

Creighton’s ATS record this season is currently .500 at 14-14. At home, they are just 6-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bluejays have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Creighton games is 13-15, and the average scoring total in their games is 150.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (148.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points, and in their last 10 games, their OU record is 7-3.

Creighton offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 66 points against St. John’s. In that game, they made 6/26 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 39.7%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Baylor Scheierman who comes into today’s matchup averaging 18.2. Trey Alexander also heads into the game with a PPG average of 17.6.

Currently, the Bluejays’ defense holds the 107th rank in the nation, allowing 69.5 points per game. In their previous game vs. St. John’s, the Red Storm finished with a field goal percentage of 47% and a total of 80 points vs. Creighton.