Cincinnati at Temple NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Sunday, January 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 2 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-3. They currently have a point differential of 14.4 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 60.9 per game. Temple has an overall record of 15-4. They are averaging 75.7 points per game and surrendering 70.9, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-10-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-10-0 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 8-9-2 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 11-8-0 against the over/under
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Temple Owls Injuries
11/09/18 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is out indefinitely
Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 18.1 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Keith Williams averages 11.0 points per game in 25.2 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 59%.
Shizz Alston Jr. averages 18.5 points per game while playing 37.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 5.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Quinton Rose averages 17.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 75.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 135th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 129th in the nation. They average 35.1 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 215th and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 334th with 10.8 per game. The Bearcats allow 60.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 37th and 283rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.0 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 57th place in Division 1. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple is 122nd in the country with 75.7 points per game this year. They are 190th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 249th in the nation. They are 246th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 84th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Owls are 294th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Owls surrender 70.9 points per contest, which ranks them 161st in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 276th and 202nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 182nd with 13.1 assists allowed per contest and 206th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 295th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per game.
The Bearcats are 26th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.4. In terms of pace they are 343rd in the country with 65.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 168th. As a team they are 143rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 320th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 333rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 314th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 104.9, which is ranked 153rd. They are 138th in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 218th. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 224th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Temple +2
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