Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 4 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-5 and a road record of 3-2. They are 6-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-10. The Owls have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 4-2. They have an over/under record of 7-6 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Farad Cobb comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 24.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 1.7 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 10.6 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Quenton DeCosey averages 15.4 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Jaylen Bond averages 10 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 41%.
Cincinnati averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 131st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 94th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 60th and 40th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 55th with 11.4 per game. The Bearcats allow 60.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 193rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 83rd in the Division 1.
Temple averages 68.8 points per game this year which ranks them 243rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 307th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 133rd and 208th respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 4th with 9 per game. The Owls allow 68.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 110th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 90th and 132nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 225th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 100th place in the nation. The Owls force 10.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in college basketball.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-8 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-10 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 8-5 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 7-6 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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