Thursday, January 21, 2016
Fifth Third Arena
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 12-5 and a road record of 0-2. They are 5-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-7. The Bearcats have an overall record of 13-6 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 5-10 and they are 6-9 against the spread.
Dedric Lawson comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 8.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Shaq Goodwin averages 13.8 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 8.3 rebounds per game for Memphis. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Farad Cobb averages 11.9 points per game while playing 25.2 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 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Troy Caupain averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Memphis averages 77.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 69th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them ranked 309th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 328th in the country. They average 43.1 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game which ranks them 4th and 85th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 119th with 12.2 per game. The Tigers allow 66.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 316th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the country. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 24th in the Division 1.
Cincinnati averages 74.1 points per game this year which ranks them 143rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 12.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 152nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 40 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest which ranks them 40th and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Bearcats rank 66th with 11.7 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 166th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 61st and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 54th place in the nation. The Bearcats force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 92nd in college basketball.
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 5-9 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 7-7 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-9 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-10 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
01/20/16 F K.J. Lawson Achilles expected to miss Thursday vs. Cincinnati
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis
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