Tulsa at Cincinnati College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/25/2018
Sunday, February 25, 2018
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to BB&T Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 18 point favorites.
Tulsa comes into this game with an overall record of 17-10. They currently have a point differential of 2.2 as they are averaging 73.7 points per game while giving up 71.6 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 24-4. They are averaging 75.8 points per game and surrendering 56.9, good for a point differential of 18.9.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 15-9 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 14-10 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 14-10 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-16 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Junior Etou averages 15.4 points per contest while playing 30.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Sterling Taplin averages 12 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.4 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jacob Evans scores 13.3 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Gary Clark averages 12.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.5 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 73.7 points per contest this year, which is 189th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 236th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 203rd in Division 1. They average 38.3 boards per contest and 12.4 assists per game, which ranks them 54th and 269th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 176th with 13.0 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 71.6 points per contest, which is 156th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 70th and 116th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 211th, and they allow 14.3 assists per game which puts them in 254th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 84th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 121st in the country with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 146th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 18.9. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 137th in Division 1. They are 19th in the country in rebounding with 39.5 boards per contest and 37th in assists per game with 16.2. The Bearcats are 287th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Bearcats give up 56.9 points per game, which ranks them 2nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 37% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 10th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 9.9 dimes allowed per game and 32nd with 31.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 320th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.4 per contest this year.
The Golden Hurricane are 201st in the country in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 106.3 is ranked 138th. They are 243rd in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 208th. As a unit they are 150th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 81st in D-1. Tulsa is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 115th in the country.
Cincinnati is 292nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.9 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 37th in the country in offensive rating with 112.4, and their defensive rating of 84.3 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 277th in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 160th. As a team they are 155th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 222nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa +18
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