Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Fifth Third Arena
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The Houston Cougars travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 137.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3. The Bearcats have an overall record of 12-5 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 4-9 and they are 5-8 against the spread.
Robert Gray Jr. comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Devonta Pollard averages 14.1 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Houston. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Farad Cobb averages 12.1 points per game while playing 24.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bearcats. He grabs 1.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Troy Caupain averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Houston averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 30th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 221st in the country. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 35th and 148th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 23rd with 10.7 per game. The Cougars allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 65th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 98th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in the Division 1.
Cincinnati averages 74.9 points per game this year which ranks them 116th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 13.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 123rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 91st in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 62nd and 43rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bearcats rank 73rd with 11.7 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 164th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 36th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the nation. The Bearcats force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in college basketball.
Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 6-4 against the spread
The Houston Cougars are 6-3 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-8 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-9 against the over/under
Houston Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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