Connecticut at Cincinnati College Basketball Parlay 2/22/2018
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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The Connecticut Huskies head to BB&T Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Thursday, February 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 20 point favorites.
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Connecticut comes into this game with an overall record of 13-14. They currently have a point differential of -4.4 as they are averaging 67.9 points per game while giving up 72.3 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 23-4. They are averaging 75.8 points per game and surrendering 57.1, good for a point differential of 18.7.
Valuable Connecticut Huskies Betting Trends
The Connecticut Huskies are 8-16 against the spread this season
The Connecticut Huskies are 13-11 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 13-10 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-15 against the over/under this year
Key Connecticut Huskies Injuries
12/23/17 G Alterique Gilbert Shoulder is out for season
11/07/17 G Sidney Wilson Eligibility is out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Christian Vital averages 14.8 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 85%. Jalen Adams averages 17.8 points per contest while playing 38 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Gary Clark averages 12.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per game. He also hauls in 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jacob Evans scores 13.7 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Huskies allow 72.3 points per contest which is 173rd in Division 1. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 126th and 275th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 264th, and they allow 13.7 assists per game which puts them in 203rd place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 133rd in the nation. Connecticut averages 67.9 points per contest this year, which is 304th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 320th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 306th in college basketball. They average 34.4 boards per contest and 10.3 assists per game, which ranks them 228th and 342nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 234th with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats give up 57.1 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 15th in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 10.0 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 31.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 326th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest this year. Cincinnati is 127th in Division 1 with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 143rd in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 141st in D-1. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 46th in assists per game with 16.0. The Bearcats are 272nd in turnovers per contest with 12.0.
The Huskies are 285th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.6, and their defensive rating of 106.1 is ranked 259th. In terms of pace they are 299th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 322nd. As a team they are 308th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 224th in Division 1. Connecticut is 194th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 205th in the nation.
Cincinnati is 280th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 2nd in the nation. The Bearcats are 36th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 84.7 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 284th in Division 1 with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 164th. As a team they are 149th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Connecticut +20 and over 149 total points
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