Creighton vs Arizona Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Nov. 23 (Fireworks Break Out in Maui Invitational Final)

Larry Rupp
Creighton vs Arizona prediction, odds and betting insights for NCAA college basketball regular season game.
Creighton vs Arizona prediction, odds and betting insights for NCAA college basketball regular season game. / AP Photos/Rick Scuteri

Creighton vs Arizona Game Info

2022-23 NCAA College Basketball Regular Season Game
No. 10 Creighton Bluejays (6-0) vs. No. 14 Arizona Wildcats (5-0)
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022
Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Lahaina Civic Center — Maui, HI
Coverage: ESPN

The 2022-23 college basketball season continues on Wednesday with an exciting matchup between the No. 10 Creighton Bluejays and No. 14 Arizona Wildcats. Creighton snuck by Arkansas by a final score of 90-87 on Tuesday. Ryan Nembhard guided the way with 25 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.

Meanwhile, Arizona had no trouble taking down San Diego State, 87-70, on Tuesday. Kerr Kriisa and Courtney Ramey each poured in 21 points to help the Wildcats post their fourth double-digit win margin of the season. Oumar Ballo came close to a double-double, too (12 points & 9 rebounds).

Creighton vs Arizona Odds & Spread

All NCAA college basketball betting lines, odds and prop bets.
Moneyline: CREI: (+116) | ARI: (-140)
Spread: CREI: +2.5 (-110) | ARI: -2.5 (-110)
Total: 164.5 —Over: (-106) | Under: (-114)

Arizona enters this contest as slight favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 5 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 164.5 points, which is above average compared to Wednesday's projected totals.

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Creighton vs Arizona Prediction & Pick

College basketball fans are in for a treat on Wednesday evening. Creighton and Arizona have looked like two of the best teams in the country early on this season. In fact, both the Bluejays and the Wildcats are averaging more than 84.5 points per game and shooting at least 52.0% from the floor.

When two elite offenses meet, the game tends to come down to turnovers and rebounding. That's why the edge goes to Arizona on the defensive end. The Wildcats are outshining the Bluejays when it comes to both opponent turnovers per game (12.2) and team total rebounding percentage (59.2%).

Final Score Prediction: Creighton: 84 | Arizona: 88

Creighton vs Arizona Betting Trends

- Creighton is 9-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last 11 games.
- The total has hit the over in six of Creighton's last eight games.
- Arizona is 21-0 straight up in its last 21 games in November.
- The total has hit the over in 11 of Arizona's last 14 games.

Creighton vs Arizona Best Bet

Creighton showed on Tuesday that it can keep up in a high-scoring contest. The Bluejays shot 58.5% from the floor (50.0% from three-point range) and scored at least 90 points for the third time in their first six games. Of course, Arizona tops the nation with an insane average of 100.8 points per game.

Even in a game in which the Wildcats turned the ball over 22 times and shot only 14 free throws, they still put up 87 points on Tuesday. That's why betting over on the point total the best option here. The over has cashed in six of Creighton's last eight games as well as in 11 of Arizona's last 14 games.

Bet: Over 164.5 Points (-110)

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