NCAAB Creighton Bluejays vs Loyola Prediction 11/22/2023

The Creighton Bluejays (4-0) travel to face off against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers (2-2) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City and televised on CBSS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Creighton Bluejays vs Loyola Chicago Ramblers

The Creighton Bluejays Are Coming Off A Win

Creighton is currently undefeated with a 4-0 record. In their previous ten road games, including those from last year, Creighton went 6-4. In terms of ATS, Creighton has a 3-1 record heading into today’s game. Taking into account the previous season, Creighton has gone 7-3 ATS in their last ten games.

So far, Creighton’s games have averaged 154 points per game with the average over/under line being 151.4 points. The Bluejays’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 87 points per game.

The Loyola Chicago Ramblers Are Coming Off A Win

Loyola Chicago comes into this game with an overall record of 2-2, having played four games. In their previous five home games, including last year, Loyola Chicago has a 2-3 record at home. Loyola Chicago has a current spread record of 1-3 heading into today’s game. When considering their performance in their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Loyola Chicago has gone 3-7 vs. the spread.

Through four games, Loyola Chicago has an over/under record of 1-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 143.2 points per game so far. When looking at the Ramblers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 76 points per game.

Creighton Offense Breakdown

The Creighton offense is coming off a game where they scored 82 points against Texas Southern. They posted a field goal percentage of 46% and connected on 14 threes. Offensively, the Bluejays hold a season-long field goal percentage of 53%, placing them 24th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 55th in terms of percentage and 1st in three-pointers made.

Trey Alexander (G) 21.0 7.2 6.5
Baylor Scheierman (G) 18.0 6.0 4.5
Ryan Kalkbrenner (C) 12.8 5.2 1.5

Loyola Chicago Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Loyola Chicago offense ended with 73 points against New Orleans. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.1% and made 6 threes. Offensively, the Ramblers have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 210th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 231st in percentage and 178th in three-pointers made.

Des Watson (G) 15.8 2.5 1.2
Demilade Adelekun (F) 9.8 4.5 1.0
Greg Dolan (G) 8.2 3.8 3.2

Creighton Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Creighton defense is giving up an average of 62.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Creighton’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.7% this season.

Loyola Chicago Team Defense

So far, the Ramblers’ defense is ranked 96th in the country at 70.5 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Loyola Chicago’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 37.5% this season.

Bluejays vs Ramblers Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Bluejays offense has averaged 72 points per game while allowing an average of 69. Creighton posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Ramblers have a straight up record of 2-8 while going 4-6 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 66 points per game in these contests.
  • As the betting underdog, the Ramblers have an ATS mark of just 5-5 in their last ten games. Loyola Chicago posted a straight up mark of 3-7 in these matchups.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Bluejays have a straight up record of 8-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 7-3.

Bluejays vs Ramblers Prediction

The Ramblers come in as the underdog at +16, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 145.5 and our model has the Bluejays and Ramblers finishing with a combined 141 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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