Creighton vs UConn: Big East Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 2 seed Creighton Bluejays (19-7) are favored by  when they face off against the No. 3 seed UConn Huskies (15-6) in the Big East Tournament semifinals. The teams will look to take another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket on Friday at Madison Square Garden beginning at 9:00 PM ET and airing on FS1.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Creighton Betting Information

  • With a mark of 10-13, Creighton has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Bluejays have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 1 point, going 8-12 this season.
  • In 47.8% of its games this season (11/23), Creighton and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Bluejays knocked off Butler 87-56 in their last contest on Thursday. Marcus Zegarowski totaled a team-high 18 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 10 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 136 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 24 15.5 3.7 4.4 1.3 0.0 2.8
Denzel Mahoney 25 13.3 4.2 1.8 1.4 0.1 2.3
Damien Jefferson 26 12.3 5.4 2.5 1.3 0.3 1.2
Christian Bishop 26 11.2 6.0 1.2 0.7 1.1 0.0
Mitch Ballock 26 10.3 3.1 2.5 1.0 0.2 2.7

UConn Betting Information

  • With a 14-4 record ATS this season, the Huskies have topped expectations.
  • When playing as at least a 1-point underdog, the Huskies tend to meet expectations with an 11-3 record against the spread.
  • 10 of UConn’s 18 games (55.6%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Huskies defeated DePaul 94-60 in their last outing on Thursday. Tyrese Martin put up a team-high 14 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 12 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 134.5 point total.

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

UConn Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Bouknight 13 19.4 5.5 1.8 1.2 0.3 1.6
R.J. Cole 21 12.7 2.9 4.4 1.3 0.0 1.7
Tyrese Martin 20 11.2 7.4 1.1 1.1 0.5 0.8
Isaiah Whaley 21 7.9 6.1 1.4 0.9 2.8 0.3
Tyler Polley 20 7.7 2.1 0.4 0.2 0.4 1.8

Total Facts

  • Creighton and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 143.5 total in 14 out of 26 games (53.8%) this season.
  • In seven out of UConn’s 21 games this season (33.3%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 152.1 points per game, 8.6 points more than the total of 143.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s point total is 10.0 more points than the 133.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Bluejays games is 147.3 points, 3.8 more than the over/under of 143.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 5.3 points more than the average over/under in Huskies games this season (138.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 Creighton Creighton -8.5 138.5 -420 +320 Regular Season 74-66 CREIGH
12/20/2020 Creighton UConn -4 144.5 -185 +152 Regular Season 76-74 CREIGH

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