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Villanova vs Creighton Big East tournament odds, tips and betting trends

Tune in as the 6th seed Villanova Wildcats (17-15, 10-10 Big East) take on the 3rd seed Creighton Bluejays (20-11, 14-6 Big East) in Thursday’s Big East Tournament in Madison. play Square Garden, starting at 9:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.

The Bluejays go into their matchup against the Wildcats as five-point favorites. The matchup over/under is set at 134.5.

Creighton is 15-16-0 against the spread this season compared to Villanova’s 14-18-0 ATS record. In terms of scoring the over, games featuring the Bluejays are 14-16-1 and the Wildcats are 15-17-0. The teams together score 146.6 points per game, 12.1 points more than in this duel overall. In the last 10 contests, Creighton is 4-6 against the spread and 7-3 overall, while Villanova is 7-3 against the spread and 7-3 overall.

Before you watch this matchup, here’s what you should know about Thursday’s college basketball action.

Villanova at Creighton Odds, Spread and Lines

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  • spread: Creighton-5
  • In total: 134.5
  • money line: Creighton -210, Villanova +175

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Creighton vs Villanova Prediction

Creighton 73, Villanova 68

money line

  • Creighton has played 19-5 in games when favored on the moneyline (79.2% win).
  • The Bluejays are 16-3 (win 84.2% of their games) when playing as the moneyline favorite at -210 or less.
  • Creighton has a 67.7% moneyline implied probability of winning this contest.
  • Villanova has come on as an underdog ten times this season, winning three of those games.
  • This season, the Wildcats have won one of their five games while underdogs by at least +175 on the money line.
  • Sportsbook, with the set moneyline for this matchup, indicated that Villanova had a 36.4% chance of winning.

against the spread

  • Creighton has covered 15 times in 31 games this season with a spread.
  • Villanova has posted a 14-18-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • The Bluejays’ 76.8 points per game average is 9.5 points more than the Wildcats allow (67.3).
  • Creighton is 13-8 against the spread and 17-6 overall if he scores more than 67.3 points.
  • If Villanova allows less than 76.8 points, it’s 13-13 against the spread and 16-10 overall.
  • The Wildcats average just 1.9 more points per game (69.8) than the Bluejays allow their opponents (67.9).
  • Villanova is 8-9 against the spread and 11-6 overall if it scores more than 67.9 points.
  • Creighton has an ATS record of 10-10 and a 17-3 record overall when his opponents score under 69.8.

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over under

  • The average implied total for the Bluejays this season is 77.3 points, 7.3 points more than their implied total of 70 points in Thursday’s game.
  • Creighton has 70+ points in 23 games this season.
  • The average in-season implied total of 72.8 points for the Wildcats is 7.8 points more than the team’s implied total of 65 points in this matchup.
  • So far this season, Villanova has accumulated more than 65 points in 23 games.

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