Creighton College Basketball Betting Line Vs. St. John’s (NY) – February 18, 2023

Posted on February 17, 2023

The No. 18 Creighton Bluejays (17-9, 11-4 Big East) visit the St. John’s (NY) Red Storm (16-11, 6-10 Big East) in a matchup of Big East rivals at Carnesecca Arena, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

Creighton is a strong 7-point favorite against St. John’s (NY) when the Bluejays take the court against the Red Storm on Saturday. The over/under for the game is set at 150.5.

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Creighton Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. St. John’s (NY)

  • When: Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Carnesecca Arena in Queens, New York
  • How to Watch on TV: FS1
  • Spread Favorite: Creighton -7
  • Moneyline Favorite: Creighton -318
  • Moneyline Underdog: St. John’s (NY) +247
  • Over/Under: 150.5 points

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Creighton Betting Trends

  • The Bluejays have compiled a 12-14-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Creighton has been favored by 7 points or more 14 times this season, and covered the spread in six of those games.
  • The Bluejays have come away with 17 wins in the 21 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season.
  • Creighton has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -318.
  • In the Bluejays’ 26 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 11 times.
  • Creighton’s 26 games this season have gone over this contest’s total of 150.5 points nine times.
  • Bluejays games this season have had an average of 143.8 points, 6.7 fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

Creighton Top Performers

Ryan Kalkbrenner 23 15.0 6.7 1.3 0.7 2.3 0.2
Trey Alexander 26 13.6 3.9 2.5 1.0 0.5 1.7
Baylor Scheierman 26 13.1 8.2 3.0 1.2 0.3 2.5
Arthur Kaluma 26 12.2 6.3 1.4 0.7 0.6 1.1
Ryan Nembhard 26 11.8 3.9 5.0 0.6 0.1 1.4

Creighton Season Stats

  • Creighton has a +228 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.8 points per game. It is putting up 76.3 points per game to rank 70th in college basketball and is giving up 67.5 per outing to rank 114th in college basketball.
  • The Bluejays prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 3.6 boards. They are recording 35.8 rebounds per game (40th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 32.2 per outing.
  • With 75.1 points per game in Big East action, the Bluejays are tallying 1.2 fewer points per game in conference games compared to their overall average (76.3 PPG).
  • Creighton’s defense has been more effective in Big East tilts this season, surrendering 66.3 points per matchup, compared to its season average of 67.5 PPG allowed.
  • The Bluejays are hitting 7.9 treys per game this year in conference matchups, which is 0.6 fewer threes per game than their season average (8.5). As far as three-point percentage, they are more effective in Big East action (35.7%) than overall (35.1%).
  • When playing at home, Creighton is averaging 7.3 more points per game (78.4) than it is in road games (71.1).
  • In 2022-23, the Bluejays are ceding 62.0 points per game in home games. In away games, they are allowing 70.1.

Creighton Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/1/2023 Georgetown W 63-53 Away -13
2/4/2023 Villanova W 66-61 Home -10
2/8/2023 Seton Hall W 75-62 Away -3.5
2/11/2023 UConn W 56-53 Home -4.5
2/14/2023 Providence L 94-86 Away -1
2/18/2023 St. John’s (NY) Away -7
2/21/2023 Marquette Home
2/25/2023 Villanova Away
3/1/2023 Georgetown Home
3/4/2023 DePaul Away

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St. John’s (NY) Betting Trends

  • St. John’s (NY) has won 11 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 16 times.
  • The Red Storm have covered the spread once when an underdog by 7 points or more this year (in three opportunities).
  • St. John’s (NY) has won two, or 16.7%, of the 12 games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • The Red Storm have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +247 odds on them winning this game.
  • So far this season, 14 out of St. John’s (NY)’s 27 games with an over/under have hit the over.
  • The Red Storm have played 15 games this season that finished with a combined score over 150.5 points.
  • St. John’s (NY)’s matchups this season have a 151.4-point average over/under, 0.9 more points than this game’s point total.

St. John’s (NY) Top Performers

Joel Soriano 27 15.4 12.1 1.1 0.3 1.3 0.0
David Jones 25 12.8 6.8 1.6 1.3 0.4 1.5
Posh Alexander 24 9.7 3.9 4.4 2.0 0.1 0.3
Andre Curbelo 24 9.6 2.8 4.5 1.9 0.2 0.4
Montez Mathis 14 9.6 1.9 0.7 1.2 0.2 1.1

St. John’s (NY) Season Stats

  • The Red Storm put up 77.0 points per game (55th in college basketball) while giving up 74.4 per outing (303rd in college basketball). They have a +72 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 2.6 points per game.
  • St. John’s (NY) wins the rebound battle by an average of 4.7 boards. It records 38.6 rebounds per game (fourth in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 33.9.
  • In 2022-23, the Red Storm have put up 74.7 points per game in Big East play, and 77.0 overall.
  • St. John’s (NY) has conceded 4.6 more points per game in Big East games (79.0) than overall (74.4).
  • From beyond the arc, the Red Storm are making 5.7 treys in conference games (compared to 5.9 for the season), and shooting 34.1% in conference (versus 33.0% overall).
  • St. John’s (NY) is putting up more points at home (78.3 per game) than on the road (73.2).
  • The Red Storm are conceding fewer points at home (69.5 per game) than on the road (82.8).

St. John’s (NY) Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
2/1/2023 Seton Hall L 84-72 Home +2
2/4/2023 Xavier L 96-71 Away +9
2/7/2023 Butler L 68-66 Away +1.5
2/11/2023 Providence W 73-68 Home +5
2/14/2023 DePaul W 92-83 Away -1.5
2/18/2023 Creighton Home +7
2/22/2023 Georgetown Away
2/25/2023 UConn Home
3/4/2023 Marquette Away

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