The Creighton Bluejays have been a consistent program under eighth year head coach Greg McDermott. Under McDermott, Creighton has been a top post season contender with betting lines NCAA Basketball. Creighton is again a top-half Big East Conference title contender with one of the top offenses in the country. The Seton Hall Pirates have shown methodical improvement under eighth year head coach Kevin Willard. The Pirates have danced in March Madness the past two seasons and are primed to have their ticket punched again this March. Creighton hosts Seton Hall in a key Big East matchup on Wednesday night.
#19 Seton Hall Pirates vs. Creighton Bluejays
Date and Time: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 8:30 p.m. Eastern
Location: CenturyLink Center, Omaha, Nebraska
NCAA Basketball Odds at SBG: Creighton -5
Pirates vs. Bluejays TV Coverage: FS1
The Seton Hall Pirates are 15-3 straight up and 9-9 against the spread with betting lines NCAA Basketball. Seton Hall has gone over the total in 10 out of 17 lined games. The Pirates are coming off a 74-61 home win and payout over Georgetown. The win improved Seton Hall to 4-1 straight up in Big East Conference play. The Pirates are tied with Villanova for first place in the Big East Conference. Junior forward Desi Rodriguez leads Seton Hall with 18.2 points per game. Senior center Angel Delgado is keeping the glass quite clean with a team best 11.7 rebounds per game.
The Creighton Bluejays are 14-4 straight up and 10-7 against the spread. Creighton has been one of the top home court values at the sportsbook, posting a mark of 7-3 against the spread. The Bluejays have gone over the total in nine out of 17 games this season. Creighton is coming off a bad 92-70 blowout loss at Xavier. The Bluejays have gone under the total in five consecutive games. Creighton is 4-2 straight up in Big East Conference play. Redshirt senior guard Marcus Foster leads the Creighton attack with 18.8 points per game. Creighton’s offense is averaging 88.8 points per game which ranks fifth best in the nation.
Team vs. Team Odds
Creighton is 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games at the CenturyLink Center. The Bluejays have gone under the total in five out of their last seven home games. Seton Hall has lost six out of their last 11 away games against the spread. The Pirates have gone under the total in eight out of their last 11 away games. Seton Hall has won and covered four out of their last five games against Creighton. The Blue Jays and Pirates have gone over the total in their last four meetings. Seton Hall scored a 90-84 win and cover over Creighton on December 28. Creighton dominated their last home game against Seton Hall however with an 89-75 payout last season.
Matchup to Watch
This is a perfect revenge setup for Creighton with the Betting Lines NCAA Basketball. The Bluejays are a strong home team that is coming off a bad road loss. Their offense is among the best in the country. Add in the Bluejays loss last month at Seton Hall and you should see a motivated team.
Pirates vs. Bluejays NCAA Basketball Picks
Creighton is the pick for a big revenge home win.
NCAA Basketball Betting Pick: Creighton Bluejays -5
NCAA Basketball Betting Score Prediction: Creighton 93, Seton Hall 77