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Creighton vs Marquette Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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Creighton vs Marquette Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

The Creighton Bluejays (21-8, 12-6 Big East) will host the Marquette Golden Eagles (22-6, 13-4 Big East) after winning three home games in a row.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Creighton vs. Marquette Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Arena: CHI Health Center Omaha

Creighton vs. Marquette Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Creighton win (67%)

Take a look at some betting trends for Creighton (-6.5) versus Marquette on Saturday. The total has been set at 154.5 points for this game.

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Creighton vs. Marquette: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Creighton is 15-14-0 ATS this season.
  • Marquette is 17-11-0 ATS this year.
  • Creighton covers the spread when it is a 6.5-point favorite or more 50% of the time. That's more often than Marquette covers as an underdog of 6.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • At home, the Bluejays have a worse record against the spread (7-8-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (7-4-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Golden Eagles have a better winning percentage at home (.733, 11-4-0 record) than on the road (.500, 5-5-0).
  • Creighton's record against the spread in conference action is 8-10-0.
  • Marquette has covered the spread 12 times in 17 Big East games.

Creighton vs. Marquette: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Creighton has won in 17, or 73.9%, of the 23 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This year, the Bluejays have won 11 of 15 games when listed as at least -310 or better on the moneyline.
  • Marquette has won 60% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (3-2).
  • The Golden Eagles have played as a moneyline underdog of +245 or longer in just one game this season, which they won.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Creighton has a 75.6% chance of pulling out a win.

Creighton vs. Marquette Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Creighton averages 80.9 points per game (32nd in college basketball) while allowing 69.3 per contest (99th in college basketball). It has a +335 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 11.6 points per game.
  • Baylor Scheierman is 73rd in college basketball with a team-leading 18.2 points per game.
  • Marquette is outscoring opponents by 10.9 points per game, with a +306 scoring differential overall. It puts up 79.5 points per game (51st in college basketball) and allows 68.6 per contest (90th in college basketball).
  • Kam Jones' 15.9 points per game paces Marquette and ranks 199th in the nation.
  • The Bluejays grab 38.1 rebounds per game (60th in college basketball) while allowing 33.6 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.5 boards per game.
  • Scheierman paces the Bluejays with 8.6 rebounds per game (55th in college basketball action).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 308th in the nation at 33.1 rebounds per game. That's two fewer than the 35.1 their opponents average.
  • Oso Ighodaro's 7.3 rebounds per game lead the Golden Eagles and rank 148th in college basketball.
  • Creighton's 104.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 17th in college basketball, and the 90 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 107th in college basketball.
  • The Golden Eagles rank 42nd in college basketball averaging 102 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 58th, allowing 88 points per 100 possessions.

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