Villanova vs Creighton: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 3, 2021

The No. 10 Villanova Wildcats (15-4) host the No. 14 Creighton Bluejays (17-6) after winning eight home games in a row. The Wildcats are favored by  in the matchup, which tips at 8:30 PM ET on Wednesday, March 3. The over/under is set at in the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Villanova Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have compiled a 10-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats have a winning record against the spread when favored by 4 points or more, going 9-5 this season.
  • 8 of 16 Villanova games this season (50%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.

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

Villanova Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl 19 15.5 7.9 1.7 1.1 0.5 1.1
Collin Gillespie 19 14.4 3.3 4.7 1.0 0.0 2.1
Justin Moore 19 12.8 4.4 2.9 0.8 0.3 1.6
Jermaine Samuels 19 11.1 6.3 2.2 0.7 0.3 1.1
Caleb Daniels 19 10.6 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.8

Creighton Betting Information

  • Creighton holds a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times and failing to cover 12 times.
  • For the 18th time this season, the Bluejays are at least a 4-point underdog, where they have a record of 6-11 against the spread.
  • The Bluejays and their opponents have regularly failed to covered the over/under this season, doing so in 45% (9) of their 20 games played.
  • The Bluejays fell 77-69 to Xavier in their last game on Saturday. Damien Jefferson totaled a team-high 19 points in the loss. They were favored by 5 points and didn’t cover the spread, and the teams combined to go under the 148.5 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 21 14.9 3.9 4.6 1.2 0.0 2.6
Denzel Mahoney 22 13.9 4.5 1.7 1.5 0.1 2.3
Damien Jefferson 23 12.3 5.4 2.5 1.4 0.2 1.1
Christian Bishop 23 11.5 5.9 1.0 0.7 1.1 0.0
Mitch Ballock 23 10.5 3.0 2.4 1.0 0.3 2.7

Total Facts

  • Villanova’s games this season have gone over the point total for Wednesday’s matchup (147 points) in 10 out of 19 opportunities (52.6% of matchups).
  • In 10 out of Creighton’s 23 games this season (43.5%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • The Wildcats average 77.2 points per game against the Bluejays’ 78.6, amounting to 8.8 points over the game’s over/under of 147.
  • The 136.7 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 10.3 fewer than the 147 total in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Wildcats games is 1.8 points fewer than the over/under of 147 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 0.4 points separates the average total points bet in Bluejays games (147.4 points) and this contest’s over/under (147 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Villanova Creighton -2 144 -136 +113 Regular Season 86-70 CREIGH
2/1/2020 Villanova Villanova -6 143 -275 +212 Regular Season 76-61 CREIGH
1/7/2020 Creighton Creighton -2 145.5 -134 +110 Regular Season 64-59 NOVA
2/6/2019 N/A Villanova N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-59 NOVA
1/13/2019 N/A Creighton N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-78 NOVA

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