Thursday, February 18, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Reynolds Center to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tulsa as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 135.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 19-7 and a road record of 5-4. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-14. The Golden Hurricane have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 12-12 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Troy Caupain comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Farad Cobb averages 11.1 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
James Woodard averages 15.9 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Hurricane. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Shaquille Harrison averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Cincinnati averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 135th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 161st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 148th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per game which ranks them 48th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 43rd with 11.3 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 223rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 53rd in the Division 1.
Tulsa averages 73.7 points per game this year which ranks them 148th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 123rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 231st in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 234th and 129th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Hurricane rank 36th with 11.1 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 68.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 82nd and 254th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 70th place in the nation. The Golden Hurricane force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 33rd in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 63.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 110.3 and they assist on 61.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Cincinnati turns the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.2%. The Bearcats give up 58.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Hurricane score 73.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.8 points per game. The Golden Hurricane have a rating on offense of 106.6 and 54% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Tulsa turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.6%. The Golden Hurricane give up 63.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-12 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-14 against the over/under
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 12-9 against the spread
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 12-12 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
02/17/16 F Shaquille Thomas Foot "?" Thursday vs. Tulsa
Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
02/17/16 C Emmanuel Ezechinonso Illness out indefinitely
02/17/16 G Sterling Taplin Disciplinary missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. Cincinnati
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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