Creighton vs Butler: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The Butler Bulldogs (9-13) are heavy underdogs (-12.5) as they attempt to stop a four-game road losing streak when they take on the No. 14 Creighton Bluejays (17-7) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at CHI Health Center Omaha. The matchup airs at 5:00 PM ET on FOX. The matchup has an over/under of 134.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Creighton Betting Information

  • Creighton is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-13
  • When favored by at least 12.5 points, the Bluejays are 3-2 against the spread this season.
  • In 42.9% of its games this season (9/21), Creighton and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Bluejays lost 72-60 to Villanova in their last contest on Wednesday. Mitch Ballock totaled a team-high 14 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 148 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Creighton Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Marcus Zegarowski 22 14.7 3.8 4.6 1.3 0.0 2.6
Denzel Mahoney 23 13.4 4.3 1.7 1.4 0.1 2.3
Damien Jefferson 24 12.3 5.5 2.6 1.3 0.2 1.1
Christian Bishop 24 11.3 5.9 1.0 0.7 1.2 0.0
Mitch Ballock 24 10.7 2.9 2.4 1.0 0.3 2.8

Butler Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs have more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 7-11-1 record.
  • The Bulldogs only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 12.5-point underdog.
  • 47.4% of Butler’s 19 games this season have topped the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Butler Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Chuck Harris 21 12.0 2.8 2.3 1.0 0.1 2.0
Jair Bolden 22 11.3 3.6 0.8 0.5 0.2 2.6
Bryce Nze 20 10.8 8.2 2.1 0.6 0.5 0.6
Aaron Thompson 14 10.4 2.5 4.7 1.1 0.2 0.1
Bryce Golden 21 9.6 4.6 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.3

Total Facts

  • Creighton and its opponents have gone over Saturday’s 134 total in 17 out of 24 games (70.8%) this season.
  • In Butler’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in eight out of 22 matchups (36.4%).
  • The over/under for the game of 134 is 6.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bluejays (77.8 points per game) and the Bulldogs (63.1 points per game).
  • The 135.6 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.6 more than the 134 over/under in this contest.
  • The Bluejays have seen a 146.8 average over/under in their games this season, 12.8 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 4.1 points separates this contest’s over/under (134 points) and the average total points bet in Bulldogs games (129.9 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2021 Creighton Butler -6.5 139 -295 +235 Regular Season 70-66 BUTLER
2/23/2020 Creighton Creighton -5 141 -230 +181 Regular Season 81-59 CREIGH
1/4/2020 Butler Butler -6.5 134.5 -295 +233 Regular Season 71-57 BUTLER

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