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Creighton vs Villanova Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

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Creighton vs Villanova Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

The Villanova Wildcats (17-13, 10-9 Big East) will attempt to extend a four-game home win streak when they square off against the Creighton Bluejays (22-8, 13-6 Big East) on March 9, 2024 at Wells Fargo Center.

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

Creighton vs. Villanova Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: Wells Fargo Center

Creighton vs. Villanova Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Villanova win (55%)

Read these betting trends and insights before you bet on Saturday's Creighton-Villanova spread (Creighton -1.5) or over/under (137.5 points).

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Creighton vs. Villanova: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Creighton has covered 16 times in 30 chances against the spread this season.
  • Villanova has compiled a 17-13-0 record against the spread this year.
  • As a 1.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Creighton is 15-12 against the spread compared to the 5-4 ATS record Villanova puts up as a 1.5-point underdog.
  • The Bluejays sport a worse record against the spread when playing at home (8-8-0) than they do in away games (7-4-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Wildcats have a better winning percentage at home (.643, 9-5-0 record) than on the road (.417, 5-7-0).
  • Creighton has covered the spread nine times in 19 conference games.
  • Villanova has beaten the spread 11 times in 19 Big East games.

Creighton vs. Villanova: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Creighton has been the moneyline favorite in 24 games this season and has come away with the win 18 times (75%) in those contests.
  • This year, the Bluejays have won 17 of 23 games when listed as at least -126 or better on the moneyline.
  • Villanova has been the underdog on the moneyline 10 total times this season. Villanova has gone 4-6 in those games.
  • The Wildcats have a record of 5-5 in games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +105 or longer (50%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Creighton has a 55.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Creighton vs. Villanova Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Creighton is outscoring opponents by 11.7 points per game with a +349 scoring differential overall. It puts up 81.2 points per game (27th in college basketball) and allows 69.5 per outing (106th in college basketball).
  • Baylor Scheierman's team-leading 18.5 points per game ranks 67th in the nation.
  • Villanova is outscoring opponents by 5.7 points per game, with a +173 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.2 points per game (251st in college basketball) and gives up 65.5 per contest (21st in college basketball).
  • Eric Dixon is 189th in the country with a team-high 16 points per game.
  • The Bluejays win the rebound battle by 4.6 boards on average. They record 38 rebounds per game, which ranks 59th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 33.4 per contest.
  • Scheierman averages 8.9 rebounds per game (ranking 50th in college basketball) to lead the Bluejays.
  • The Wildcats win the rebound battle by 1.1 boards on average. They collect 34.9 rebounds per game, 203rd in college basketball, while their opponents grab 33.8.
  • Tyler Burton is 262nd in college basketball with 6.4 rebounds per game, leading the Wildcats.
  • Creighton averages 105.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (14th in college basketball), and gives up 90.3 points per 100 possessions (108th in college basketball).
  • The Wildcats average 98 points per 100 possessions on offense (108th in college basketball), and allow 90.1 points per 100 possessions (102nd in college basketball).

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