Temple at Cincinnati College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/24/2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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The Temple Owls travel to BB&T Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 13.5 point favorites.
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Temple comes into this game with an overall record of 10-9. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 67.9 points per game while giving up 68.7 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 17-2. They are averaging 77.7 points per game and surrendering 57.4, good for a point differential of 20.4.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 9-10 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-7 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-10 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Levan Shawn Alston averages 13.3 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 92%. Quinton Rose averages 14.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Gary Clark averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Jacob Evans averages 13.9 points per game while playing 31.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 88th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 212th and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 293rd, and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 197th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in college basketball. Temple averages 67.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 309th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 306th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 221st in D-1. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per game, which ranks them 254th and 291st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 328th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats surrender 57.4 points per contest, which ranks them 2nd in the country. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest, and 24th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 326th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game this season. Cincinnati is 90th in Division 1 with 77.7 points per game this year. They are 102nd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 20.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 106th in the nation. They are 28th in college basketball in rebounding with 40.1 boards per game and 31st in assists per contest with 16.9. The Bearcats are 267th in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Owls are 233rd in the nation in offensive rating with 101.9, and their defensive rating of 103.1 is ranked 218th. In terms of pace they are 330th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 297th. As a team they are 315th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. Temple is 310th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 174th in the nation.
Cincinnati is 277th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 4th in the nation. The Bearcats are 30th in the country in offensive rating with 113.8, and their defensive rating of 84 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 270th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 121st. As a team they are 117th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 259th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati -13.5
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