Creighton Bluejays (13-4) vs. UConn Huskies (14-2)
Creighton Bluejays vs. UConn Huskies 1/17/24 – Creighton Bluejays have an impressive 13-4 record and will face UConn Huskies who boast an outstanding 14-2 mark in a highly anticipated NCAA men’s basketball showdown scheduled to take place this Wednesday at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion televised live by FS1. For fans seeking in-depth free NCAAB match previews and insights this is sure to be an exciting battle of titans – not just a game but an epic clash!
The Creighton Bluejays have displayed consistent performance over their last five games with a 4-1 record against the spread and 2-3 record against it, suggesting some vulnerabilities in tighter contests. Notably, however, their road games against the spread had proven resilient with an outstanding 5-2 mark against it! Offensively Creighton averages 79.9 points per game on offense with 49% field goal percentage while boasting an effective 3-point field goal percentage (36% 3-point field goal percentage). Defensively they averaged 3.6 steals and 3.8 blocks per game against opponents to keep opponents at bay!
UConn has been in spectacular form of late, going 4-0-1 in their last five games while maintaining an even record against the spread. Their road performance stands out, boasting an outstanding 5-2 mark against the spread in unfamiliar settings. On offense they average 83.3 points per game – slightly more than Creighton Bluejays! 50.7% field goal percentage; 34.8% success rate with 3-point shooting; while defensively UConn stands out with an outstanding defensive front that can challenge Creighton’s offense with 6.6 steals and 5.5 blocks per game on average; these results indicate an ability to manage pressure in unfamiliar settings.
Creighton Bluejays vs. UConn Huskies 1/17/24 Game Info
|Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
|Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Baylor Scheierman (Guard) vs. Cam Spencer (Guard)
Baylor Scheierman has been an invaluable player for Creighton, playing an average of 34.3 minutes each game with 18 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists averaging in. His shooting accuracy stands out with 43.6 percent field goal percentage and 36.9% 3-point field goal percentage shooting accuracy as well as an 87.7% free throw shooting mark – his average of 2.2 turnovers could prove problematic in high stakes situations.
Cam Spencer of UConn stands in close competition with Scheierman and averages 15.4 points in 32 minutes per game. His field goal efficiency stands out with 50.6% field goal efficiency from beyond the arc and an outstanding free-throw shooting percentage of 86.5%; furthermore his lower turnover rate of 1.2 per game emphasizes his ball security.
Scheierman and Spencer will play an instrumental role in this game. Scheierman’s ability to contribute across the board for Creighton will be essential, while Spencer’s shooting efficiency and ball handling abilities will be essential for UConn. Their individual performances could greatly alter its dynamics.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
The current betting odds and point spreads for this game are yet to be determined. Given both teams’ strong performances and the key player matchups, this game promises to be tightly contested.
Creighton Bluejays Betting Trends
Creighton’s recent form and strong road game performance against the spread make them a competitive team, yet their uneven record against the spread could be cause for concern. Creighton must leverage offensive efficiency while managing turnovers effectively to maintain success.
UConn Huskies Betting Trends
UConn boasts an impressive record both against the spread and in recent games, making them a formidable opponent in this matchup. Their high-scoring offense and defensive capabilities, especially regarding blocks and steals will prove vital.
Creighton Bluejays vs. UConn Huskies 1/17/24 Betting Picks
Considering the statistics and performance trends, this game appears to be a battle between Creighton’s offensive consistency and UConn’s balanced attack. For multi-expert best picks, UConn might have a slight edge due to their higher scoring average and defensive strengths. However, Creighton’s ability to execute offensively and control the pace could potentially upset UConn’s rhythm.
Prop bets and over/under bets should consider the offensive capabilities of both teams and their defensive statistics. The key will be how well each team can impose their game plan and adapt to in-game situations.
Free Pick and Prediction: UConn Huskies 78, Creighton Bluejays 73