Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Bluejays and Red Storm. The game is starting at 12:00 ET on CBS, and it’s hosted by the Red Storm at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Get ready to place your bets! Creighton is favored by -2.5 in this Big East conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 152.5 points.

Do the Bluejays Stand a Chance on the Road?

Creighton has been a strong team on the road this season, going 8-4 with an average scoring margin of +8.6 points per game. They have won their last two road games and have gone 6-4 in their last 10 away from home.

Overall, the Bluejays have been favored in 24 of their 27 games and have gone 19-5 in those contests. Their record for the season is 20-7, and they are currently on a four-game winning streak.

Overall, Creighton has an ATS record of 14-13 this season. On the road, they are 8-4 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Bluejays have gone 13-11 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Creighton has an ATS mark of 5-5.

Creighton’s over/under record for the season sits at 13-14, and the average point total in their games this year is 150.4. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (148.8). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

In their previous game, the Bluejays’ offense finished with 85 points, which is right in line with their current average of 81.3 points per contest. For the season, the Creighton offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 349th in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 49%.

Coming into today’s game, the Creighton defense is giving up an average of 69.1 points per contest. Creighton’s three-point defense is currently 48th in the country at 5.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.5% of their shots vs. Creighton.

Can The Red Storm Secure a Home Victory?

St. John’s has been a much better team at home this season, as they are 10-4 compared to 5-7 on the road. They have also been better as the favorite, going 13-4 compared to 2-7 as the underdog. Their average scoring margin at home is +12.1.

Overall, the Red Storm are 15-12 this season, including a 7-8 record in Big East play. In their last game, they defeated Georgetown by a score of 90-85. Over their last 10 games at home, St. John’s is 7-3.

St. John’s has an overall ATS record of 12-14 this season, including a 7-7 mark at home. The Red Storm’s ATS record as the underdog is 4-5 and they have gone 0-3 vs. the spread in their last three games as the underdog.

St. John’s has an over/under record of 14-12 this season, and the average scoring total in their games is 148.1 points. So far, 16 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line of 152.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points, and their over/under record during that stretch is 2-1.

In their latest game, St. John’s offense put up 90 points against Georgetown. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 57.6% and made 7 threes. In terms of offense, the Red Storm have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, putting them 249th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 307th in percentage and 221st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Red Storm’s defense is nationally ranked 159th, allowing 71.4 points per game. So far, the St. John’s defense is giving up an average of 9.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.6 times per game (570th).

On the defensive side, St. John’s is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.4 points per game. In their most recent game, the St. John’s defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Georgetown knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 85 points.

Bluejays vs. Red Storm Pick

Coming in as the underdogs at +2.5, we have the Red Storm as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.

Pick: Take the Red Storm at +2.5

The Total

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 152.5 and given that our model is projecting 142 points between the teams, we like the under.

Pick: Go Under 152.5 points (-111)