Saturday, January 7, 2017
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Hofheinz Pavilion to play the Houston Cougars on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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The Bearcats come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 2-1. They are 6-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Cougars have an overall record of 12-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 3-8 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Jacob Evans comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Bearcats. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Kyle Washington averages 13.4 points per game in 23.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Cincinnati. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Robert Gray Jr. averages 20.1 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Damyean Dotson averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Cincinnati averages 80.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 43rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.5 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 200th in the country. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 27th with 11.1 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the nation. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 50th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 66th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 49th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 112th in Division 1.
Houston averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 152nd and 169th respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 7th with 10.2 per game. The Cougars allow 61.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 176th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 47th place in the nation. The Cougars force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
The Bearcats average 63.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 80.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 14.7 per contest. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 114.8 and they assist on 54.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 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 32% of their shots. Cincinnati turns the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.8%. The Bearcats give up 61 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cougars score 80.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 11 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 21.2 points per game. The Cougars have a rating on offense of 116.6 and 48.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Houston turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 34%. The Cougars give up 59.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 54.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-4 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-6 against the over/under
Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 6-5 against the spread
The Houston Cougars are 3-8 against the over/under
Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
01/06/17 F Quadri Moore Back probable Saturday vs. Houston U
Houston Cougars Injuries
01/06/17 F Devin Davis Foot "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati
01/06/17 G Rob Gray Illness "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati
Guy's Pick: Take Houston
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