A five-game home winning streak hangs in the balance for the Creighton Bluejays (5-2) when they welcome the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (3-4) to CHI Health Center Omaha. Action begins at 8:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs. Creighton Bluejays Betting Odds
Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Bluejays were victorious over the 12th-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders 83-76, while the Golden Eagles won big over the Southwestern Christian Eagles 99-45.
Oral Roberts played a perfect game. They had a fantastically low turnover percentage of 5.2 (better than their season average of 15.7) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 52.3 (above their season average of 31.9). Southwestern Christian was 19.2 and 24.4, respectively, for those same stats. Meanwhile, Creighton’s 0.224 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Texas Tech, who had a mark of 0.149. The Bluejays’ mark was above their season average of 0.146, while the Red Raiders’ was below their season average of 0.300. Creighton’s Marcus Zegarowski played well, finishing with 32 points and five assists. Oral Roberts was led by Max Abmas, who contributed 18 points and five rebounds.
The high-powered offense of Creighton will battle against the porous defense of Oral Roberts. Since the 2018-19 season, the Bluejays rank 53rd in offensive efficiency, while the Golden Eagles are 332nd in defensive efficiency. The Bluejays figure to have the edge on that end of the court. Additionally, the Golden Eagles rank 322nd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.185), while the Bluejays rank 37th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.183).
Oral Roberts vs. Creighton Odds Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Creighton, ATS Winner – Creighton, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Creighton ranks 26th in assists per game (15.8) while Oral Roberts ranks 295th in assists allowed per game (15.2).
- The Golden Eagles rank 85th in rebounds per game (37.3) while the Bluejays rank 238th (34.0).
- The Bluejays average 26.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 30th in the country. The Golden Eagles rank 213th in three pointers allowed per game (23.0).
- Creighton ranks 105th in steals per game (6.9) while Oral Roberts ranks 263rd (5.2).