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    The No. 3 seed Creighton Bluejays (20-11, 14-6 Big East) are 5-point favorites in the Big East Tournament over the No. 6 seed Villanova Wildcats (17-15, 10-10 Big East) on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. The matchup begins at 9:30 PM and airs on Fox Sports 1, with both teams hoping to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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    How do I watch Bluejays vs. Wildcats?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden

    Betting Lines for Bluejays vs. Wildcats

    Creighton vs Villanova Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Creighton -5 134.5

    Creighton Betting Stats & Information

    • Creighton has won 19 of 24 games when favored on the moneyline this season (79.2%).
    • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -211 or shorter, the Bluejays have a 16-3 record (winning 84.2% of their games).
    • The Bluejays’ ATS record is 15-16-0 this season.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 5 points or more, the Wildcats have a 3-1 record against the spread.
    • The average total Creighton has had in its matchups this season is 10.2 more points than this particular game’s point total.

    Villanova Betting Stats & Info

    • Villanova has been underdogs in 10 games this season and won three (30%) of those contests.
    • The Wildcats have entered five games this season as the underdog by +175 or more and is 1-4 in those contests.
    • The Wildcats are 14-18-0 ATS this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 5-point underdogs this year, the Wildcats are 3-1 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Villanova this season is 2.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Creighton vs. Villanova Season Stat Comparison

    Creighton Rank Creighton AVG Villanova AVG Villanova Rank
    58th 76.8 Points Scored 69.8 222nd
    117th 67.9 Points Allowed 67.3 98th
    32nd 35 Rebounds 29.1 310th
    257th 7.7 Off. Rebounds 6 341st
    37th 8.9 3pt Made 8.7 52nd
    25th 15.8 Assists 11.1 324th
    94th 11 Turnovers 9.6 14th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Creighton Bluejays Leaders

    • Ryan Kalkbrenner leads the Bluejays in scoring, tallying 15.1 points per game to go with 6.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists.
    • Baylor Scheierman is Creighton’s leading rebounder, pulling down 8.3 per game, while Ryan Nembhard is its best passer, distributing 4.9 assists in each contest.
    • The Bluejays get the most three-point shooting production out of Scheierman, who makes 2.4 threes per game.

    Villanova Wildcats Leaders

    • Eric Dixon holds the top spot on the Wildcats leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 15.4 points and 6.4 rebounds per game.
    • Villanova’s assist leader is Caleb Daniels with 2.6 per game. He also scores 14.4 points per game and grabs 4.5 rebounds per game.
    • Daniels hits 2.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Wildcats.
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