Saturday, December 12, 2015
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Cintas Center to play the Xavier Musketeers on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Xavier as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 8-1 and a road record of 1-0. They are 2-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3. The Musketeers have an overall record of 9-0 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 7-2 and they are 6-3 against the spread.
Octavius Ellis comes into this contest averaging 11 points per game while playing 23.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 63% while his free throw percentage is currently at 63%. Farad Cobb averages 10.9 points per game in 21.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 1.3 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Trevon Bluiett averages 15.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year for the Musketeers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Myles Davis averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Cincinnati averages 82 points per contest this season which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 56th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 93rd in the country. They average 42 rebounds per game and 17.9 assists per game which ranks them 33rd and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 79th with 11.7 per game. The Bearcats allow 58.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 226th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 31st and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 44th place in the country. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in the Division 1.
Xavier averages 83.2 points per game this year which ranks them 32nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 19.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 133rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 44.2 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 12th and 45th respectively. In the turnover department the Musketeers rank 138th with 12.6 per game. The Musketeers allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 69th and 58th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.6 rebounds a game which ranks 10th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the nation. The Musketeers force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in college basketball.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-3 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 2-3 against the over/under
Xavier Musketeers Betting Trends
The Xavier Musketeers are 6-3 against the spread
The Xavier Musketeers are 7-2 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
12/11/15 F Jacob Evans Ankle probable Saturday vs. Xavier
Xavier Musketeers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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