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Creighton vs Arkansas Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for Nov. 22 (Bluejays Offense Keeps Shining at Maui Invitational)

Larry Rupp
Creighton vs Arkansas prediction, odds and betting insights for NCAA college basketball regular season game.
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Creighton vs Arkansas Game Info

2022-23 NCAA College Basketball Regular Season Game
No. 10 Creighton Bluejays (5-0) vs. No. 9 Arkansas Razorbacks (4-0)
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Lahaina Civic Center — Maui, HI
Coverage: ESPN

The 2022-23 college basketball season continues on Tuesday with an exciting matchup between the No. 10 Creighton Bluejays and No. 9 Arkansas Razorbacks. Creighton defeated Texas Tech by a score of 76-65 on Monday. Five Bluejays players scored in double digits, led by Arthur Kaluma's 18 points.

Meanwhile, Arkansas cruised to a 80-54 victory over Louisville on Monday. Freshman guard Anthony Black put on a show with 26 points (9-of-11 shooting), 6 assists and 3 rebounds. The Razorbacks shot a stellar 56.9% from the floor and will look to keep that success going at the Maui Invitational.

Creighton vs Arkansas Odds & Spread

All NCAA college basketball betting lines, odds and prop bets.
Moneyline: CREI: (-115) | ARK: (-104)
Spread: CREI: -1.5 (-106) | ARK: +1.5 (-114)
Total: 143.5 —Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Creighton enters this contest as slight favorites on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 8 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 143.5 points, which is about average compared to Tuesday's projected totals.

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Creighton vs Arkansas Prediction & Pick

Fans are in for a treat on Tuesday night as two of the top-10 teams in the nation meet head-to-head in Hawaii. Arkansas is still missing a five-star recruit as Nick Smith Jr. remains day-to-day with a knee injury. It hasn't made a huge difference quite yet, but this is the first test for the Razorbacks in 2022.

Arkansas plays its best basketball when it is forcing turnovers. However, Creighton averages just 9.0 turnovers per game (T-No. 11 in NCAA) and owns a 1.89 assist to turnover ratio (No. 6 in NCAA). Head coach Greg McDermott will have the Bluejays to take advantage of an aggressive Razorbacks squad.

Final Score Prediction: Creighton: 72 | Arkansas: 68

Creighton vs Arkansas Betting Trends

- Creighton is 8-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last 10 games.
- The total has hit the over in five of Creighton's last seven games.
- Arkansas is 7-1 straight up in its last eight games.
- The total has hit the under in each of Arkansas' last five games.

Creighton vs Arkansas Best Bet

Creighton has looked unstoppable through its first five games of the season. The Bluejays have won each contest by at least 12 points and outscored Texas Tech by 11 in the second half on Monday. They rank fourth in the country in offensive efficiency and 15th in shooting percentage (51.0%).

Arkansas' best hope of winning here would be via the long ball as Creighton has been susceptible to giving up open looks from beyond the arc. The Razorbacks are only shooting 30.0% from three-point range, though (T-No. 255 in NCAA). Seeing that mark suddenly improve in Maui would be surprising.

Bet: Creighton Bluejays ML (-115)

Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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