Saturday, December 19, 2015
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 9-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 2-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5. The Rams have an overall record of 5-4 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 2-4 and they are 4-2 against the spread.
Farad Cobb comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 22.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 1.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Octavius Ellis averages 10.6 points per game in 23.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Melvin Johnson averages 19.6 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 90%. Korey Billbury averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Cincinnati averages 78.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 69th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 19.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 100th in the country. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 18 assists per game which ranks them 49th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 107th with 12.2 per game. The Bearcats allow 59.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 211th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 50th place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 61st in the Division 1.
VCU averages 72.9 points per game this year which ranks them 152nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 251st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 134th and 149th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 120th with 12.3 per game. The Rams allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 62nd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 177th and 219th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 186th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the nation. The Rams force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in college basketball.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-5 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-5 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 4-2 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 2-4 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
VCU Rams Injuries
12/18/15 G Jonathan Williams Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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