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Creighton Bluejays vs Seton Hall Pirates Predictions, Picks, Odds, and NCAA Basketball Betting Preview – February 8, 2023

Creighton Bluejays vs Seton Hall Pirates Predictions, Picks, Odds, and NCAA Basketball Betting Preview – February 8, 2023

The Creighton Bluejays are looking to lock up their 10th win this season in Big East play, while the Seton Hall Pirates target to avenge a loss to Creighton last month. Check out our preview of this Creighton vs Seton Hall matchup in the 2022-23 NCAA basketball season. There are more college basketball previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets once you’re ready.

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Betting Preview for the Creighton Bluejays vs Seton Hall Pirates NCAA College Basketball Game on February 8, 2023

Where: Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

When: Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 6:30 PM ET

Line: Creighton Bluejays (ODDS) vs. Seton Hall Pirates (ODDS) – view all 2023 NCAAB lines

TV Broadcast: CBS


Betting on the Creighton Bluejays (ODDS)

Record: 15-8 Overall/9-3 Conference

Creighton is on a roll, as the Bluejays have won in each of their last six games to establish the longest active win streak in the Big East. In their most recent outing, the Bluejays outlasted the Villanova Wildcats at home, 66-61 over the weekend. Creighton is not an elite offensive team but it is still among the top 50 in the league in scoring with 76.8 points per game, The Bluejays like to establish control early, as it is 18th nationally with 38.3 points average in the first half. They pounded Seton Hall for 43 first-half points in Creighton’s 83-61 win against the Pirates at home on Jan. 3.

Creighton, which also is No. 1 in Big East play with 95.0 points allowed per 100 possessions adjusted, is 3-2 against the spread in its last five games.

Betting on the Seton Hall Pirates (ODDS)

Record: 15-9 Overall/8-5 Conference

Seton Hall isn’t doing very badly either. The Pirates have won all of their last three games, including their 69-64 triumph over the weekend against the DePaul Demon Deacons. Moreover, Seton Hall has gone 7-1 straight-up in its last eight outings, a stretch that also features the Pirates’ 67-66 home win against the UConn Huskies on Jan. 18. Seton Hall is hoping its defense will click better this time around against Creighton. The Pirates are second in the Big East in adjusted defensive efficiency (97.7) and 14th in that aspect in the nation. Also, they are top 40 nationally with just 64.5 points allowed per outing.

Seton Hall is 6-3-1 against the spread in its last 10 contests.

Writer’s Prediction

Creighton wins, 69-65.

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