Marquette vs Creighton 3/10/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Creighton Bluejays vs Marquette Golden Eagles
Date & Time: 3/10/2022, 7:30 PM UTC
Location: Madison Square Garden
Latest Odds: MARQ -2.5 ; Total 141
TV Channel: FS1

The World’s Most Famous Arena will play host to a Thursday Big East Tournament battle between Marquette Golden Eagles and the Creighton Bluejays. The fifth-seeded Golden Eagles (19-11) finished three games above .500 in conference play and are scoring 74.8 ppg for first-year head coach Shaka Smart. On Saturday, Marquette led by seven points at halftime and never trailed during the second half of an 85-77 home victory versus St. John’s.

Marquette F Justin Lewis poured in a game-high 28 points on 9-for-20 shooting and pulled down seven boards. Darryl Morsell contributed 20 points and six rebounds for the Golden Eagles.

The Creighton Bluejays finished 12-7 in conference play and managed to stay relevant despite losing several key contributors from last season. On Saturday, Creighton was unable to make the plays down the stretch of a 65-60 home loss versus Seton Hall. The Bluejays (20-10) shot just 39 percent from the field and turned the ball over 14 times in defeat.

Ryan Hawkins and Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 17 points apiece to lead Creighton on a combined 11-for-25 shooting. Arthur Kaluma added nine points and five rebounds for the Bluejays.

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Betting Trends

  • Marquette is 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
  • Marquette is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Creighton.
  • Creighton is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marquette's last 5 games played on a Thursday.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Creighton's last 12 games.
Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Marquette Golden Eagles -2.5

Creighton G Ryan Nembhard (11.3 ppg) will miss the remainder of the season with a right wrist injury. Marquette lost both regular season matchups with Creighton by seven combined points. Take the healthier Golden Eagles to breakthrough and advance. Final Score Prediction, Marquette Golden Eagles win 75-66.

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