Seton Hall Pirates vs Creighton NCAAB Betting Prediction

Seton Hall Pirates vs Creighton Prediction 2/28/2024

The Seton Hall Pirates (18-9) travel to face off against the Creighton Bluejays (20-8) on Wednesday, February 28th. This game will be played at CHI Health Center Omaha in Omaha and televised on FS1. Seton Hall is coming off a win in their previous game, while Creighton is looking to get back on track from a loss to the St. John’s. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Seton Hall Pirates vs Creighton Bluejays

The Seton Hall Pirates Are Coming Off A Win

Seton Hall enters this game as a +8.5 underdog, and they have gone 6-7 as the underdog this season. They are 18-9 overall, and they have won three straight games. The Pirates are 10-5 in Big East play compared to 8-4 in non-conference action.

On the road, Seton Hall has gone 6-6, and they have a scoring margin of -3.7. Over their last 10 road games, the Pirates are 6-4, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five road games.

Seton Hall has an ATS record of 12-14 this season, including a mark of 5-7 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Pirates have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

Seton Hall’s over/under record this season is 12-14 and today’s line of 143.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (140.7). So far, 16 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points.

The Creighton Bluejays Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Creighton is 12-3 at home this season, and they will be looking to bounce back from a loss to St. John’s. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bluejays have gone 8-2.

So far this season, Creighton has been favored in 25 of their 28 games, going 19-6 in those contests. They enter this one as an 8.5-point favorite.

Creighton’s ATS record this season is currently 14-14. At home, they have gone 6-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bluejays have a 4-6 ATS mark.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Creighton’s games this season (148.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points compared to their season average of 150.3 points per game. For the season, their over/under record is 13-15.

Seton Hall Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Seton Hall offense put up 76 points against Butler. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.2% and made 5 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Kadary Richmond, who holds an average of 16.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Al-Amir Dawes is averaging 14.6 points per game this season.

Kadary Richmond (G) 16.3 7.0 5.0
Al-Amir Dawes (G) 14.6 2.4 2.1
Dre Davis (G) 14.0 5.7 1.4

Creighton Offense Breakdown

The Creighton offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 66 points versus St. John’s. During the game, they attempted 26 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 39.7%. In terms of offense, the Bluejays have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, putting them 43rd in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 104th in percentage and 7th in three-pointers made.

Baylor Scheierman (G) 18.2 8.5 4.0
Trey Alexander (G) 17.6 5.9 4.6
Ryan Kalkbrenner (C) 16.9 7.4 1.4

Seton Hall Team Defense

At this time, the Pirates’ defense is positioned 100th in the country, permitting 68.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Seton Hall’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.8% this season.

Creighton Team Defense

So far, the Bluejays’ defense is ranked 110th in the country at 69.5 points per contest. Creighton’s three-point defense is currently 41st in the country at 5.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.7% of their shots vs. Creighton.

Pirates vs Bluejays Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Seton Hall has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 6-4 while averaging 67 points per game.
  • When looking at their past three matchups at home, Creighton has an ATS record of 2-1 while averaging 74 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Pirates have a straight up record of 2-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • The Bluejays have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Pirates vs Bluejays Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Bluejays vs. Bluejays matchup, we’re leaning towards the Bluejays at -8.5. Although our projections show the Bluejays winning 75-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Pirates for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 143.5 and our model has the Pirates and Bluejays finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.