Cincinnati at Tulane College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/1/2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
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The Cincinnati Bearcats head to Devlin Fieldhouse to take on the Tulane Green Wave on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 12 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 25-4. They currently have a point differential of 18.6 as they are averaging 76.0 points per contest while giving up 57.5 per game. Tulane has an overall mark of 14-14. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 74.1, which is a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 14-11 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-16 against the over/under this year
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 10-13 against the spread this season
The Tulane Green Wave are 12-11 against the over/under this year
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jacob Evans averages 13.4 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Gary Clark averages 13.1 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 2 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Melvin Frazier scores 16.1 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Cameron Reynolds averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 76.0 points per contest this year, which is 111th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 124th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 86th in Division 1. They average 39.2 boards per contest and 16.6 assists per game, which ranks them 25th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 280th with 11.9 per game. The Bearcats allow 57.5 points per contest, which is 2nd in the country. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 21st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.3 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in college basketball. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 319th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 156th in the country with 74.7 points per contest this season. They are 136th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 172nd in Division 1. They are 225th in the country in rebounding with 34.5 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 16.1. The Green Wave are 171st in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Green Wave give up 74.1 points per game, which ranks them 226th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 224th and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 244th with 36.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Green Wave are 100th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Bearcats are 1st in the country in defensive rating with 85.5, and their offensive rating of 113.1 is ranked 31st. They are 287th in college basketball in pace with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 135th. As a unit they are 133rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 220th in D-1. Cincinnati is 282nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 2nd in the country.
Tulane is 156th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 168th in Division 1. The Green Wave are 233rd in the nation in defensive rating with 104.7, and their offensive rating of 105.5 is ranked 154th. They are 159th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 132nd. As a unit they are 125th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 148th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati -12
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