Cincinnati at Houston NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Fertitta Center to play the Houston Cougars on Sunday, February 10, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Houston as 3.5 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.1 as they are averaging 74.8 points per contest while giving up 61.7 per game. Houston has an overall mark of 22-1. They are averaging 75.6 points per contest and giving up 60.8, which is a point differential of 14.8.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Important Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 15-7-1 against the spread
The Houston Cougars are 11-12-0 against the over/under
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Keith Williams averages 10.9 points per game in 25.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Corey Davis Jr. averages 15.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Armoni Brooks averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 137th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 132nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 140th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 180th and 92nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 334th with 10.7 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 42nd and 279th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.0 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 62nd place in Division 1. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 243rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston is 116th in the country with 75.6 points per game this year. They are 220th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 14.8. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 194th in the nation. They are 8th in the NCAA in rebounding with 41.8 boards per game, and 81st in assists per contest with 14.9. The Cougars are 302nd in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Cougars surrender 60.8 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in D-1. Their defense allows a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 24th with 10.6 assists allowed per contest and 123rd with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cougars are 117th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Bearcats are 27th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.8. In terms of pace they are 336th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 170th. As a team they are 151st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 296th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 332nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Houston is 313th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 52nd in the country in offensive rating with 110.8. In terms of pace they are 257th in Division 1 with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 179th. As a team they are 161st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 58th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Houston college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Houston -3.5
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