Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Fifth Third Arena
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The Temple Owls travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 133.5.
The Owls come into this game with an overall record of 5-5 and a road record of 1-1. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3. The Bearcats have an overall record of 10-3 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 3-6 and they are 3-6 against the spread.
Quenton DeCosey comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Owls. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Obi Enechionyia averages 11 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.4 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Temple. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Farad Cobb averages 11.8 points per game while playing 23.2 minutes per contest this year for the Bearcats. He grabs 1.8 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Troy Caupain averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Temple averages 70.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 197th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 307th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 285th in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game which ranks them 105th and 164th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 8.5 per game. The Owls allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 149th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 102nd and 136th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 115th place in the country. They force 10.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 338th in the Division 1.
Cincinnati averages 78.2 points per game this year which ranks them 77th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 76th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 104th in the nation. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per contest which ranks them 40th and 32nd respectively. In the turnover department the Bearcats rank 87th with 12.1 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 50th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the nation. The Bearcats force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 120th in college basketball.
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 4-4 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 5-3 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-6 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-6 against the over/under
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Temple
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