Thursday, January 28, 2016
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion to play the Connecticut Huskies on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has Connecticut as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-6 and a road record of 3-3. They are 7-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-10. The Huskies have an overall record of 14-5 and a home record of 10-1. They have an over/under record of 6-8 and they are 8-6 against the spread.
Farad Cobb comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 1.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Troy Caupain averages 11.3 points per game in 30.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Shonn Miller averages 13.6 points per game while playing 26.7 minutes per contest this year for the Huskies. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Rodney Purvis averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Cincinnati averages 75.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 115th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 52nd and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 53rd with 11.5 per game. The Bearcats allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 19th and 218th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 61st and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 72nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in the Division 1.
UConn averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 122nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 54th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 111th in the nation. They average 37.4 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest which ranks them 112th and 154th respectively. In the turnover department the Huskies rank 32nd with 10.9 per game. The Huskies allow 62.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 107th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 35th place in the nation. The Huskies force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 246th in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 63.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 111.4 and they assist on 60.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Cincinnati turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.6%.
The Huskies score 79.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 12 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 20.2 points per game. The Huskies have a rating on offense of 110.8 and 50.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Connecticut turns it over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28%.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-10 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-10 against the over/under
Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 8-6 against the spread
The Connecticut Huskies are 6-8 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/22/15 C Amida Brimah Finger out 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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