Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 4-3. They are 9-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-11. The Tigers have an overall record of 13-9 and a home record of 11-5. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 7-12 against the spread.
Farad Cobb comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 25.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Troy Caupain averages 11.5 points per game in 31 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.7 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Shaq Goodwin averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29.2 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Dedric Lawson averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Cincinnati averages 75.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 120th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 54th and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 52nd with 11.4 per game. The Bearcats allow 62 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 202nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 67th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 77th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in the Division 1.
Memphis averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 72nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 301st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 295th in the nation. They average 41.1 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per contest which ranks them 20th and 55th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 141st with 12.5 per game. The Tigers allow 69.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 119th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 46th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.5 rebounds a game which ranks 310th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 35th in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 63 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 18 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 111.2 and they assist on 60.7% 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 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.4%. The Bearcats give up 58.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 76.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.1 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 102.4 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Memphis turns it over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.2%. The Tigers give up 65.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 81 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-10 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-11 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 7-12 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 10-9 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
02/05/16 F Trahson Burrell Suspension Served missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Cincinnati
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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