Planning on watching today’s Tigers and Bluejays game? Catch the action at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha, NE, as the Bluejays hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on FS2. The over/under for this game is set at 142.5 points, and the Bluejays are the home favorites against the Tigers in a non-conference matchup.
TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS VS CREIGHTON BLUEJAYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Texas Southern Tigers +27
This game will be played at CHI Health Center Omaha at 8:30 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Bluejays.
- Even though we have Creighton winning straight-up, we like Texas Southern at +27.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Can Texas Southern Pull Off A Win at CHI Health Center Omaha?
Texas Southern comes into this game with a 0-3 overall record. In their previous ten road games, which includes last year, Texas Southern went 4-6. As Texas Southern faces Creighton, their ATS record stands at 0-3. Looking back to last season, Texas Southern has gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread in their previous ten games.
So far, Texas Southern’s games have averaged 119 points per game with the average over/under line being 141.5 points. When analyzing the Tigers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 52 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.
Most recently, the Texas Southern offense finished with just 33 points vs. Virginia. For the game, they hit 3/16 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 26.1%. The team’s top scorer is PJ Henry, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 8.7, while Jonathan Cisse also maintains a PPG average of 8.3 leading up to the game.
At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 94th, allowing 72.3 points per game. Texas Southern’s three-point defense is currently 42nd in the country at 7.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.8% of their shots vs. Texas Southern.
Will the Bluejays Come Through as Home Favorites?
After their latest game, a 92-84 win over Iowa, Creighton is now 3-0. In their last five home games, including last season, Creighton has a 2-3 record. As of now, Creighton holds a 2-1 record against the spread going into today’s game. Looking back at their previous ten games, which includes last season, Creighton has gone 6-4 ATS.
Through three games, Creighton has an over/under record of 2-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 161.3 points per game so far. In the Bluejays’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 88 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
Creighton’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 92 points against Iowa. They had an overall field goal percentage of 51.6% and made 18/24 free throws. In terms of three-point shooting, the Bluejays offense has been good from outside, hitting 42% of their three-pointers on an average of 31.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 56%.
Coming into today’s game, the Creighton defense is giving up an average of 66.0 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Creighton defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Iowa knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 84 points.