Thursday, January 7, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Moody Coliseum to play the SMU Mustangs on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has SMU as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 152.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 11-4 and a road record of 2-1. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-7. The Mustangs have an overall record of 13-0 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
Farad Cobb comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 23.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 1.9 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 86%. Troy Caupain averages 11.1 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Nic Moore averages 15.9 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mustangs. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jordan Tolbert averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.2 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Cincinnati averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 85th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 73rd in the country. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game which ranks them 47th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 76th with 11.9 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 13th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 181st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 62nd place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in the Division 1.
SMU averages 82.8 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.5 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 19 assists per contest which ranks them 18th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Mustangs rank 55th with 11.5 per game. The Mustangs allow 62.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 26th and 128th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 162nd place in the nation. The Mustangs force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 236th in college basketball.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-7 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-7 against the over/under
SMU Mustangs Betting Trends
The SMU Mustangs are 4-5 against the spread
The SMU Mustangs are 6-3 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
SMU Mustangs Injuries
12/23/15 G Sedrick Barefield Personal expected to transfer
11/12/15 G Ben Emelogu Knee out for season
01/06/16 G Keith Frazier Personal has left the team
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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