The UConn Huskies are off to a brilliant 19-6 start to the 2022-23 NCAA Basketball season, fifth in the Big East, and are on a three-game winning streak. They are coming off a win against the Marquette Golden Eagles (87-72) in their previous outing. Almost everyone in the starting lineup made it to double-digits, especially Jordan Hawkings, who produced a 20-point performance to lead his side to victory.
They will now take on the Creighton Bluejays, who are on a 16-8 start to the season and fourth in the same conference. The team is on a brilliant seven-game winning streak, defeating the Seton Hall Pirates (75-62) in their last outing. Baylor Scheierman came up with 19 points whereas Ryan Nembhard chipped in 15 points. They will now host this game at the CHI Health Center Omaha on Saturday (February 11) where they will look for their eighth consecutive victory. The Huskies, on the other hand, will be looking to secure their fourth consecutive win.
UConn Huskies vs Creighton Bluejays: Betting Odds
|UConn Huskies||+5 (-110)||O 142.5 (-110)|
|Creighton Bluejays||-5 (-110)||U 142.5 (-110)|
The Huskies have stayed in the mix of things because of their terrific home record which stands at 12-2 so far. However, their conference record is something that can be improved as it is currently 8-6. Their away record stands at 4-4 for the season.
The team is impressive on the offensive front, averaging 79.6 points per game, which ranks 29th in the country, along with 36.1 offensive rebounds whereas conceding 65.0 points per game, which ranks 55th in the country.
Similarly, the Bluejays also have an outstanding home record which is currently 11-1 so far. However, their conference is better compared to the Huskies at 10-3. They will be looking to continue their terrific home record today as well. The team is also good when it comes to scoring, averaging 76.8 points per game, which ranks 63rd in the nation, along with 35.2 offensive rebounds whereas conceding 67.0 points per game, which ranks 105th in the nation.
UConn Huskies vs Creighton Bluejays: Match Details
Fixture: UConn Huskies @ Creighton Bluejays
Date & Time: Saturday, February 11, 02:00 p.m ET
Venue: CHI Health Center, Omaha, Nebraska
UConn Huskies vs Creighton Bluejays: Prediction
The Huskies are 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games after a straight win and 0-4 against the spread after an against-the-spread win. The Bluejays have a 5-1 advantage over the Huskies in their last six games. However, they lost their first encounter 69-60 to UConn. This will be their second meeting of the season and the Bluejays will look to take their revenge. Expect a tough contest nevertheless.