Creighton Bluejays vs Tennessee Volunteers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Creighton Bluejays vs Tennessee Prediction 3/29/2024

The Creighton Bluejays (24-9) travel to face off against the Tennessee Volunteers (25-8) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit and televised on TBS/. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:09 ET.

Creighton Bluejays vs Tennessee Volunteers

The Creighton Bluejays Are Coming Off A Win

Creighton comes into this game as a 2.5-point underdog. They have gone 24-9 this season, including a 14-7 mark in Big East play. They have won two straight games, including an 86-73 win over Oregon in their most recent game.

On the road, the Bluejays have gone 9-5 this season, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 road games. For the season, they have an average scoring margin of +6.5 points per game on the road.

As the underdog, Creighton has an ATS record of 1-2 and an overall mark of 19-15 this season. On the road, the Bluejays are 9-5 vs. the spread, and their last three road ATS mark is 2-1.

Creighton’s over/under record for the season sits at 17-17, and today’s line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.1). So far, 13 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. The average scoring total in their last three games is 148 points.

The Tennessee Volunteers Are Coming Off A Win

As the favorite, Tennessee has gone 24-6 this season, and they are 17-4 at home. Over their last 10 home games, the Volunteers have gone 7-3.

Tennessee comes into this game with a 25-8 record, and they have won two games in a row. In their last game, they beat Texas by a score of 62-58.

As the favorite this season, Tennessee has gone 15-14-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Volunteers are 6-4 ATS. At home this year, Tennessee has an ATS mark of 11-9-1 and they are 6-4 ATS over their last 10 home games.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Tennessee’s games this season (145.2). So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 127 points, which is lower than their season average of 145.6 points per game.

Creighton Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Creighton offense put up 86 points against Oregon. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 38.7% and made 15 threes. The team’s top scorer is Baylor Scheierman, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 18.4, while Trey Alexander also maintains a PPG average of 17.6 leading up to the game.

Baylor Scheierman (G) 18.4 9.0 4.0
Trey Alexander (G) 17.6 5.7 4.8
Ryan Kalkbrenner (C) 17.1 7.4 1.3

Tennessee Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Tennessee offense put up 62 points against Texas. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 33.8% and made 3 threes. Dalton Knecht is leading the team in scoring at 21.1 points per contest. Jonas Aidoo has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.9 going into the game.

Dalton Knecht (G) 21.1 4.7 1.8
Jonas Aidoo (F) 11.9 7.7 0.9
Zakai Zeigler (G) 11.9 2.7 5.8

Creighton Team Defense

So far, the Bluejays’ defense is ranked 105th in the country at 69.5 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Oregon, the Ducks finished with a field goal percentage of 38% and a total of 73 points vs. Creighton.

Tennessee Team Defense

At this time, the Volunteers’ defense is positioned 58th in the country, permitting 67.2 points per game. In today’s game, the Tennessee defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 58 points.

Bluejays vs Volunteers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Bluejays have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 75 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home games, Tennessee has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 7-3 while averaging 80 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Bluejays have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-4.
  • Against the spread, the Volunteers have put together 1-2 in their last three games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 2-1 straight up.

Bluejays vs Volunteers Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +2.5, we recommend going with the Bluejays on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 143.5 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the over.

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