Cincinnati at Memphis NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2019
Thursday, February 7, 2019
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Thursday, February 7, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 4.5 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 19-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.5 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 61.5 per game. Memphis has an overall record of 13-9. They are averaging 82.8 points per game and surrendering 77.3, good for a point differential of 5.5.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-10-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 11-11-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 14-8-0 against the over/under
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/15/18 G David Wingett Fibula is out 4-6 weeks
11/13/18 F Lance Thomas Eligibility is out indefinitely
Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Keith Williams averages 11.0 points per game in 25.1 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 63%.
Jeremiah Martin averages 16.3 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Kyvon Davenport averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 75.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 129th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 113th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 151st in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 187th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 333rd with 10.7 per game. The Bearcats allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 35th and 282nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.8 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 58th place in Division 1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 242nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 21st in the country with 82.8 points per game this year. They are 147th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.5. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 272nd in the nation. They are 58th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.2 boards per game, and 41st in assists per contest with 15.9. The Tigers are 26th in turnovers per game with 15.7. The Tigers surrender 77.3 points per contest, which ranks them 299th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 211th and 143rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 316th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 184th with 35.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 345th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.9 per game.
The Bearcats are 24th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.1. In terms of pace they are 338th in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 165th. As a team they are 143rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 313th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 104th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 130th in the country in offensive rating with 106.2. In terms of pace they are 8th in Division 1 with 77.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 187th. As a team they are 161st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 254th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis +4.5
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