Arizona State Sun Devils At Creighton Bluejays: College Basketball Preview And Insights – December 14, 2021

Written By Staff on December 13, 2021 - Last Updated on July 21, 2022

The Creighton Bluejays (8-2) take the court against the Arizona State Sun Devils (4-6) as 7.5-point favorites on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is 135.

Game facts: Creighton vs Arizona State

  • Game Day: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Arena: CHI Health Center Omaha

Key players for Arizona State

  • DJ Horne outpaced his teammates on the Sun Devils scoring front by putting up 13.2 points per game. He adds 2.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game this season.
  • Kimani Lawrence (8.5 rebounds per game) and Marreon Jackson (4.2 assists per game) are the Arizona State leaders in rebounds and assists.
  • Horne leads the Sun Devils in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.7 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Arizona State grabs more steals than Luther Muhammad (1.6 per game) or blocks more shots than Alonzo Gaffney (1.7 per game).

Arizona State’s last game vs Grand Canyon

Arizona State defeated Grand Canyon, 67-62 in their last game on December 9, 2021. The Sun Devils covered the spread (-3.5) and the game went under the total (131.5). Here are the box scores for the top players in Arizona State’s last game.

*Stat Leader for Last Game
Player Points Rebounds Assists FG 3P
DJ Horne 14* 4 0 5-12 2-7*
Kimani Lawrence 14 14* 0 6-10 0-0
Marreon Jackson 13 1 2 2-9 1-6

Key players for Creighton

  • Ryan Hawkins leads the Bluejays in points and rebounds. He scores 14.5 points per game while also adding 6.5 rebounds.
  • The squad is led in assists by Ryan Nembhard’s 4.6 per game.
  • Hawkins hits 2.3 treys per game to lead the Bluejays.
  • Nembhard leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Ryan Kalkbrenner collects 2.7 blocks a contest to pace Creighton.

Creighton’s last game vs BYU

In their last game, Creighton defeated BYU, 83-71 on December 11, 2021. The Bluejays failed to cover the spread (+5.0) and the game went over the total (141.0). Check out the top performers in the table below.

*Stat Leader for Last Game
Player Points Rebounds Assists FG 3P
Ryan Hawkins 25* 8 1 10-18 4-8*
Ryan Kalkbrenner 14 9* 1 6-7 0-0
Ryan Nembhard 17 4 2 5-15 1-5

Arizona State insights

  • Arizona State is 1-4 against the spread and 3-2 straight up when shooting better than 39.5% from the field.
  • The Sun Devils score just 1.4 fewer points per game (64.7) than the Bluejays give up (66.1).
  • Arizona State has a 2-3 ATS record and 4-1 overall record when scoring over 66.1 points.
  • The Bluejays average 10.2 offensive rebounds, only 0.6 fewer} than the Sun Devils.
  • The Sun Devils are 0-2-0 against the spread when they win on the offensive glass. The Bluejays are 2-5-0 when they fall short there.

Bet on Creighton vs Arizona State

Creighton vs Arizona State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Creighton -7.5 135 -110 -110

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Arizona State betting analysis

  • These two teams give up a combined 133.9 points per game, 1.1 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • Arizona State has compiled a 7-3-0 record against the spread this season.
  • In games they have played as 7.5-point underdogs or more, the Sun Devils have an ATS record of 3-0.
  • The Sun Devils have been underdogs in six games this season and won one (16.7%) of those contests.
  • Arizona State is 1-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by or more on the moneyline.

Game prediction

Spread Pick Creighton (-7.5)
Total Pick Over (135)
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