Cincinnati at UCF College Basketball Parlay 1/16/2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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The Cincinnati Bearcats head to CFE Arena to take on the UCF Knights on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 6.5 point favorites.
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Cincinnati comes into this game with an overall record of 15-2. They currently have a point differential of 20.6 as they are averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 58.4 per contest. UCF has an overall mark of 12-5. They are averaging 64.6 points per contest and giving up 59.1, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-6 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-9 against the over/under this year
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 9-3 against the spread this season
The UCF Knights are 1-11 against the over/under this year
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key UCF Knights Injuries
11/10/17 C Collin Smith Eligibility is out for season
11/05/17 F Aubrey Dawkins Shoulder is out for season
01/15/18 G Chance McSpadden Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Cincinnati
01/09/18 G B.J. Taylor Knee is downgraded to OUT 2-3 weeks
Gary Clark averages 12.5 points per contest in 26.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 8.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jacob Evans averages 13.9 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Tacko Fall averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 21.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 0.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 77% and his free throw percentage is 48%. A.J. Davis scores 10.8 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 8.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats allow 58.4 points per contest which is 2nd in Division 1. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 104th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 20th, and they allow 10.2 assists per game which puts them in 16th place in the country. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 329th in the nation. Cincinnati averages 78.9 points per contest this year, which is 82nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 20.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 77th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 81st in college basketball. They average 40.1 boards per contest and 17.1 assists per game, which ranks them 33rd and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 223rd with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights give up 59.1 points per game, which ranks them 3rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 88th in those defensive statistics. They rank 72nd with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 73rd with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Knights are 168th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per contest this year. UCF is 334th in Division 1 with 64.6 points per contest this season. They are 213th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 328th in D-1. They are 88th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 321st in assists per game with 11.4. The Knights are 45th in turnovers per contest with 15.2.
The Bearcats are 1st in the country in defensive rating with 84.6, and their offensive rating of 114.4 is ranked 29th. They are 246th in college basketball in pace with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 94th. As a unit they are 98th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 238th in D-1. Cincinnati is 244th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 8th in the country.
UCF is 18th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 9th in the nation. The Knights are 315th in the country in offensive rating with 96.6, and their defensive rating of 88.2 is ranked 6th. In terms of pace they are 321st in Division 1 with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 280th. As a team they are 291st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 314th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Cincinnati -6.5 and under 148 total points
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