Alabama State at Cincinnati College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/27/2017
Monday, November 27, 2017
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The Alabama State Hornets travel to BB&T Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Monday, November 27, 2017. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 39 point favorites.
Alabama State comes into this game with an overall record of 0-6. They currently have a point differential of -28.7 as they are averaging 65.3 points per game while giving up 94.0 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 6-0. They are averaging 88.7 points per game and surrendering 58.3, good for a point differential of 30.3.
Valuable Alabama State Hornets Betting Trends
The Alabama State Hornets are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Alabama State Hornets are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 1-3 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama State Hornets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jacoby Ross averages 9.2 points per game in 18 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Reginald Gee averages 14.8 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Jarron Cumberland averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 58%. Gary Clark averages 13.7 points per game while playing 22.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hornets allow 94.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 348th in the nation. They also allow a 51% shooting percentage and a 48% average from behind the arc, ranking them 336th and 351st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.8 rebounds a game which ranks 341st, and they give up 20.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 345th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in college basketball. Alabama State averages 65.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 315th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -28.7 and their shooting percentage is 38% as a team, which has them ranked 330th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 110th in D-1. They average 32.0 rebounds per game and 10.2 assists per game, which ranks them 312th and 329th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 16.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats surrender 58.3 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the country. Their defense allows a 34% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 84th in those defensive statistics. They rank 70th with 10.8 assists allowed per contest, and 20th with 29.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 286th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.8 per game this season. Cincinnati is 31st in Division 1 with 88.7 points per game this year. They are 67th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 30.3. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 33rd in the nation. They are 5th in college basketball in rebounding with 47.3 boards per game and 24th in assists per contest with 19.0. The Bearcats are 123rd in turnovers per game with 14.7.
The Hornets are 347th in the country in defensive rating with 125.6, and their offensive rating of 87.3 is ranked 336th. They are 80th in college basketball in pace with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 316th. As a unit they are 328th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 48% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 222nd in D-1. Alabama State is 66th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 61%, which is 348th in the country.
Cincinnati is 175th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 40%, which is 17th in the nation. The Bearcats are 28th in the country in offensive rating with 118.5, and their defensive rating of 78 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 77th in Division 1 with 74.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 53rd. As a team they are 64th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 183rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Alabama State/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati -39
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