Creighton Bluejays vs. Butler Bulldogs Latest Odds and Picks

October 30th, 2018 NCAA Basketball

It has been a disappointing College Basketball betting line season for the Creighton Bluejays.  Head coach Greg McDermott’s team is facing the possibility of missing March Madness betting for the third time in four seasons.  The Bluejays boast one of the best offenses in the country.  Their great scoring has been offset by a lack of consistent defense however.  The Butler Bulldogs are also on the bubble for the Big Dance. Head coach LaVall Jordan is feeling the heat in his first season on the job.  Butler lacks Creighton’s offense and is just as bad defensively.  Butler hosts Creighton on Tuesday.

Butler Bulldogs have slumped lately with the College Basketball betting line.  They have failed to get the cash in three of their last four games.  Three of those games were also straight up losses.  However, Butler is coming off a 69-54 home payout vs. Providence.  Over the total has paid in four out of Butler’s last five games.  LaVall Jordan’s team has been at their best at Hinkle Fieldhouse.  On their home court Butler has paid out in 11 out of 15 games.  The over has paid out in 11 of those games.  Overall Butler is 18-10 straight up and 14-13 against the spread.  The Bulldogs are 7-7 straight up in Big East Conference action.  Senior forward Kelan Martin is having a strong season.  Martin leads the team with 21 points and six rebounds per game.  He led Butler with 19 points and seven boards in the win over Providence.

The Creighton Bluejays have an overall record of 19-8 straight up and 12-13 against the spread.  They are in the midst of a terrible sportsbook online slump.  Gregg McDermott’s Jays have covered the spread in just one out of their last seven games.  Under the total has hit in six out of their last nine games.  In road games the Bluejays are just 3-6 against the spread.  In their last game the Jays lost at home to Marquette 90-86.  In Big East play Creighton is 8-5 straight up.  As usual McDermott boasts a high octane offense.  The Blue Jays rank sixth in the nation for scoring.  A defense that ranks 212th in the country is the culprit of their problems.

Creighton has dominated the cashier’s cage against Butler.  The Bluejays have covered the spread in six of their last seven against the Bulldogs.  Under the total has hit in seven out of the last eight in this head to head series.  At Hinkle Fieldhouse Butler has lost two out of their last three vs. the odds to Creighton.  The under has hit in three of the last four in this series at Butler.

Creighton Bluejays vs. Butler Bulldogs

Date and Time: Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7 p.m. Eastern

Location: Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

NCAA Betting Online Odds at SBG:

Creighton +6 (-110) 157 (-110)
Butler -6 (-110) 157 (-110)

Bluejays vs. Bulldogs TV Coverage: FS1

Matchup to Watch

Creighton’s offense is a big College Basketball betting line matchup advantage.  The Bluejays record indicates they are not intimidated by Butler.  They also have a profitable record at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Bluejays vs. Bulldogs NCAA games Betting Odds Picks

Creighton is the call in this one based on superior firepower.  The Bluejays head to head dominance over Butler can’t be ignored.

NCAA Betting Online Pick: Creighton Bluejays

NCAA Betting Online Score Prediction: Bluejays 80, Bulldogs 71

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