Cincinnati vs Ohio State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 11/6/2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Value City Arena
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The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Value City Arena to play the Ohio State Buckeyes on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio State as 5 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 25-6. They had a point differential of 9.0 as they averaged 71.7 points per contest while giving up 62.7 per game. Ohio State had an overall mark of 18-13 last year. They averaged 69.1 points per contest and gave up 66.2, which was a point differential of 2.9.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats were 14-21-0 against the spread last season
The Cincinnati Bearcats were 14-17-0 against the over/under last year
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 15-20-0 against the spread last season
The Ohio State Buckeyes were 15-15-1 against the over/under last year
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
11/04/19 F Prince Gillam Toyambi Heart is out indefinitely
11/04/19 G Trevor Moore Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
11/04/19 F Justin Ahrens Back is questionable Wednesday vs Cincinnati
11/04/19 G Musa Jallow Ankle is out indefinitely
Keith Williams averaged 9.9 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 1.1 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 45% for the year while his free throw percentage was 71%. Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest after averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 4.4 rebounds per game and dished out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 50% while his free throw percentage was at 77%.
Andre Wesson averaged 8.6 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 30.0 minutes per contest. He also averaged 4.1 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 43% and his free throw percentage was 75%. Kaleb Wesson averaged 14.6 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 6.9 rebounds per game and had 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 50% and his free throw percentage finished at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats allowed 62.7 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 14th in Division 1. They also allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 42nd and 255th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 31.1 rebounds a game which ranked 20th, and they gave up 11.1 assists per contest which put them in 38th place in the nation. They forced 13.6 turnovers per game which ranked them 227th in the country. Cincinnati averaged 71.7 points per contest last season, which ranked them 198th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin was 9.0 and their shooting percentage was 43% as a team, which had them ranked 245th. Behind the arc they shot 35% which was good for 171st in D-1. They averaged 36.1 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game, which ranked them 134th and 183rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 337th with 10.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Buckeyes surrendered 66.2 points per contest, which ranked them 47th in the nation. Their defense allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 88th and 81st in those defensive statistics. They ranked 65th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 98th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Buckeyes were 98th in the NCAA in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per game last season. Ohio State was 270th in the country with 69.1 points per game last year. They were 228th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin was 2.9. They shot 34% from 3-point range, which was good for 197th in D-1. They were 219th in the nation in rebounding with 34.7 boards per game and 114th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Buckeyes were 216th in turnovers per game with 12.5.
The Bearcats were 57th in the nation last year in offensive rating with 109.5. In terms of pace they were 337th in the country with 65 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% was 276th. As a team they were 258th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 305th in Division 1. Cincinnati was 337th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio State was 152nd in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Buckeyes had an offensive rating of 103.2, which was ranked 178th. They were 293rd in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% was 211th. As a unit they were 179th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 132nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Ohio State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Ohio State -5
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