Saturday, February 13, 2016
Fifth Third Arena
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 16 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 10-14 and a road record of 1-8. They are 9-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Bearcats have an overall record of 18-7 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 8-13 and they are 10-11 against the spread.
B.J. Tyson comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Caleb White averages 12.8 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for East Carolina. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Troy Caupain averages 11.5 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest this year for the Bearcats. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Farad Cobb averages 11.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
East Carolina averages 71 points per contest this season which ranks them 203rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 192nd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 201st in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game which ranks them 238th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 13 per game. The Pirates allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 199th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 217th and 106th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 158th and they give up 17.1 assists per contest which puts them in 340th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in the Division 1.
Cincinnati averages 74.2 points per game this year which ranks them 137th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 168th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 134th in the nation. They average 39 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per contest which ranks them 49th and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Bearcats rank 49th with 11.3 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 208th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 84th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the nation. The Bearcats force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 45th in college basketball.
The Pirates average 64.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 84 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10 per contest. The Pirates have an offensive rating of 102.6 and they assist on 63.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. East Carolina turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.7%. The Pirates give up 73.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 94 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bearcats score 82.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 15 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.9 points per game. The Bearcats have a rating on offense of 110.2 and 60.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.7 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 36% of their shots. Cincinnati turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 12.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 37.3%. The Bearcats give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 57 points per game in their past 3 contests.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 9-8 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 11-8 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-11 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-13 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take East Carolina
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