Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 10-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 5-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-5. The Owls have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 7-4 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Jacob Evans comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Kyle Washington averages 14.4 points per game in 23.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Obi Enechionyia averages 16.2 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest this year for the Owls. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Levan Shawn Alston averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Cincinnati averages 81.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 259th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 31st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 10.5 per game. The Bearcats allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 126th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 143rd in Division 1.
Temple averages 74.4 points per game this year which ranks them 131st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 223rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 52nd in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 172nd and 91st respectively. In the turnover department the Owls rank 25th with 11.2 per game. The Owls allow 71.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 158th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 105th and 244th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 247th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the nation. The Owls force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 218th in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 65.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 102.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 30.3 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 116.8 and they assist on 53.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Cincinnati turns the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 36.6%. The Bearcats give up 63.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Owls score 74.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 5.3 points per game. The Owls have a rating on offense of 105.7 and 58.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Temple turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.8%. The Owls give up 69.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-4 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-5 against the over/under
Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 8-3 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 7-4 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Temple Owls Injuries
12/22/16 G Josh Brown Foot "?" Wednesday vs. Cincinnati
11/08/16 G Trey Lowe Upper Body expected to redshirt
Guy's Pick: Take Temple
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