Creighton National Championship Odds Move After Baylor Scheierman Commitment

Creighton National Championship Odds Move After Baylor Scheierman Commitment article feature image
Credit:

Photo by Bill Wippert/NCAA Photos via Getty Images. Pictured: Baylor Scheierman

Creighton Men's Basketball National Championship Odds

Odds as of May 3

SportsbookOdds
PointsBet+1500
FanDuel+2400
BetMGM+2500
BetRivers+2500
Caesars+3000
DraftKings'+3000

Creighton became one of the trendy offseason sleeper picks to win next season's national championship in college basketball.

After a commitment from transfer Baylor Scheierman, no one is sleeping on the Blue Jays.

Greg McDermott's program received a huge boost on Tuesday when Scheierman announced his commitment to Creighton. Scheierman, a six-foot-six wing who played for South Dakota State last season, is coming off a year where he averaged 16 points and nearly eight rebounds per game en route to winning Summit League Player of the Year.

Creighton's betting odds have been shortening all offseason. Once listed as high as +9000, the Blue Jays are as low as +1500 now at PointsBet. BetMGM moved Creighton from +4000 to +2500 following the news of Scheierman's transfer.

McDermott's team lost to Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last season.

However, Scheierman could still spurn the Blue Jays for the NBA. He has yet to remove his name from draft consideration. If he returns to college, it'll be in a Big East that will look a little different this season.

Villanova's Jay Wright retired, signaling a changing of the guard for the dominant team in the conference.

If Scheierman remains in college basketball, he'll join a core that includes Ryan Nembhard, Trey Alexander, Arthur Kaluma and reigning Big East Defensive Player of the Year Ryan Kalkbrenner.

Prior to the transfer, Creighton ranked No. 9 in ESPN's top-25. Some are ready to put the Blue Jays squarely in the top five in the country.

The must-have app for college basketball bettors

The best NCAAB betting scoreboard

Free picks from proven pros

Live win probabilities for your bets

How would you rate this article?

This site contains commercial content. We may be compensated for the links provided on this page. The content on this page is for informational purposes only. Action Network makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the information given or the outcome of any game or event.

Sportsbook Promos
See All
Legal Online Sports Betting

bet365 Bonus Code TOPACTION Offers $1K First Bet Insurance or $150 Bonus for Wednesday Sports, All Week

Sean Treppedi
Jul 17, 2024 UTC