Creighton vs Xavier: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 27, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 27, 2021

The No. 13 Creighton Bluejays (17-5) are favored (-4.5) to continue a four-game win streak when they visit the Xavier Musketeers (12-5) at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Cintas Center. The game airs on FOX. The over/under in the matchup is 148.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 27, 2021, 2:21 AM 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 8-11, Creighton has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Bluejays have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 4.5 points, going 6-9 this season.
  • Only 9 of 19 Creighton games this season (47.4%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Bluejays knocked off DePaul 77-53 and covered the spread as 15-point favorites, while going under the 144.5 point total in their last outing on Wednesday. Denzel Mahoney scored a team-high 13 points in the victory.

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 20 14.9 4.0 4.4 1.3 0.1 2.7
Denzel Mahoney 21 14.0 4.5 1.7 1.5 0.1 2.3
Damien Jefferson 22 12.0 5.3 2.6 1.4 0.2 1.0
Christian Bishop 22 11.9 5.8 1.0 0.6 1.1 0.0
Mitch Ballock 22 10.5 3.0 2.5 1.0 0.2 2.7

Xavier Betting Information

  • The Musketeers have outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 9-7.
  • The Musketeers hold an even 4-4 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 4.5-point underdog.
  • 37.5% of Xavier’s 16 games this season have fell below the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Musketeers got a team-high 24 points from Zach Freemantle in an 83-68 loss to Providence on Wednesday. They were favored by 1 point and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 151 points to hit the over on the 142.5 point total.

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

Xavier Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zach Freemantle 17 16.9 8.9 1.3 0.9 0.9 1.1
Paul Scruggs 17 13.9 3.9 6.2 1.7 0.5 1.3
Nate Johnson 16 11.4 4.2 1.7 1.2 0.1 2.6
Colby Jones 11 7.8 4.3 2.8 1.4 0.2 0.5
KyKy Tandy 15 6.9 1.1 1.2 0.5 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • Creighton’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup over/under (148.5 points) in 45.5% of opportunities (10 out of 22 matchups).
  • In nine out of Xavier’s 17 games this season (52.9%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The Bluejays average 79 points per game against the Musketeers’ 76.5, amounting to 7.0 points over the contest’s point total of 148.5.
  • The 138.8 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 9.7 fewer than the 148.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Bluejays games is 1.0 points fewer than the over/under of 148.5 points in this contest.
  • Musketeers games have an over/under of 146.9 points this season, 1.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/23/2020 Creighton Creighton -7 155 -315 +248 Regular Season 66-61 CREIGH
1/26/2020 Creighton Creighton -5.5 143 -245 +192 Regular Season 77-66 CREIGH
1/11/2020 N/A Xavier N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-65 CREIGH
2/13/2019 N/A Xavier N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-61 XAVIER
2/3/2019 N/A Creighton N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-54 CREIGH

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