It will be top vs bottom in the Big East when the Georgetown Hoyas (4-8, 2-5) visit the #15 Creighton Bluejays (13-4, 9-3) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Creighton is tied atop the Big East with Villanova and Georgetown is second from the bottom, four and a half games back of the leaders. This game will air live on FS1 at 9:00 p.m. EST.
Through 12 games, the Georgetown offense is averaging 71.6 points per game and are shooting 41.8% from the field. Jahvon Blair leads the Hoyas with 17.3 points and 4.0 assists, and Jamorko Pickett is grabbing a team high 8.5 rebounds per game. Defensively, Georgetown is allowing 73.6 points per game, are blocking 4.3 shots, and are stealing the ball 4.8 times. The Hoyas are on a one-game winning streak.
After 17 games, the Creighton offense is averaging 80.2 points per game and are shooting 48.5% from the field. Denzel Mahoney leads the team with 15.2 points per game, Christian Bishop is grabbing 5.0 rebounds, and Marcus Zegarowksi is dishing out 4.4 assists. Defensively, the Bluejays are allowing 69.4 points per game, are blocking 4.1 shots, and stealing the ball 6.9 times. Creighton is on a three-game winning streak.
Below is my best bet for the College Basketball action between the Georgetown Hoyas and #15 Creighton Bluejays. All lines are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Georgetown Hoyas at #15 Creighton Bluejays (-13.5): O/U 149.5 (-110/-110)
Last time out, Georgetown needed a last-minute bucket to earn a 73-72 home win over the Providence Friars. Qudus Wahab hit a jumper with 1:16 remiaing to give Georgetown the lead and help them on their way to a much-needed win. Chudier Bile, who came in off the bench, led the Hoyas with 19 points and nine rebounds, while Jahvon Blair dished out a team high six assists. Georgetown shot 40.6% (26-26) from the field, 26.1% (6-23) from beyond the arc, and 78.9% (15-19) from the free throw line.
Creighton overcame a second half deficit and left Chicago with a 69-62 road win over the DePaul Blue Demons. The hosts led with just over three minutes remaining, but Creighton won the final three minutes 10-2 to get the win. Marcus Zegarowksi led Creighton with 19 points and five assists, while Christian Bishop and Damien Jefferson grabbed a team high six rebounds. The Bluejays shot 41.1% (23-56) from the field, 27.3% (6-22) from the three-point line, and 85.0% (17-20) from the free throw line.
Series History: These two teams have met 16 times in the past and Creighton holds a slight 9-7 advantage. Creighton has won six of the last seven meetings between these two schools.
Basketball Pick: I like Creighton big in this one. Give me the Bluejays -13.5 Wednesday night.
2020-2021 CBB Pick Record: 10-4