Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 4-4. They are 9-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-12. The Knights have an overall record of 11-10 and a home record of 7-5. They have an over/under record of 7-12 and they are 14-5 against the spread.
Troy Caupain comes into this contest averaging 11.7 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Farad Cobb averages 11.4 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
A.J. Davis averages 12.9 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Knights. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Adonys Henriquez averages 10.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Cincinnati averages 74.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 130th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 143rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 150th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game which ranks them 56th and 36th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 49th with 11.4 per game. The Bearcats allow 62 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 64th place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 56th in the Division 1.
UCF averages 72.7 points per game this year which ranks them 175th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 95th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 209th in the nation. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 41st and 192nd respectively. In the turnover department the Knights rank 293rd with 14.1 per game. The Knights allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 159th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 59th and 39th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 165th and they give up 15 assists per contest which puts them in 293rd place in the nation. The Knights force 9.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 62.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.3 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 110.3 and they assist on 60.6% 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 12.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.2%. The Bearcats give up 59.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Knights score 71.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 57 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -6.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 3.2 points per game. The Knights have a rating on offense of 104.7 and 51.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. UCF turns it over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.2%. The Knights give up 68.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-11 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-12 against the over/under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 14-5 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 7-12 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
02/08/16 F Shaquille Thomas Ankle left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Central Florida
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
02/04/16 G Adonys Henriquez Knee out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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