Memphis at Cincinnati NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Fifth Third Arena
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The Memphis Tigers travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 11 point favorites.
Memphis comes into this game with an overall record of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 82.3 points per game while giving up 76.7 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall record of 24-4. They are averaging 72.4 points per game and surrendering 61.0, good for a point differential of 11.3.
Valuable Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 15-14-0 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 17-12-0 against the over/under
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 12-16-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 13-15-0 against the over/under
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
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeremiah Martin comes into this contest averaging 19.4 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 73%. Kyvon Davenport averages 13.7 points per game in 25.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Jarron Cumberland averages 18.3 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. Keith Williams averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis averages 82.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 20th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 246th in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game, which ranks them 56th and 34th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 34th with 15.2 per game. The Tigers allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 293rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 141st and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 211th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 326th place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 336th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 189th in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 224th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 11.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 130th in the nation. They are 136th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 134th in assists per contest with 13.9. The Bearcats are 332nd in turnovers per game with 10.6. The Bearcats surrender 61.0 points per contest, which ranks them 8th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 26th and 210th in those defensive statistics. They rank 42nd with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 30.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 240th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game.
The Tigers have an offensive rating of 106.8, which is ranked 110th. They are 8th in college basketball in pace with 76.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 139th. As a unit they are 119th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 247th in D-1. Memphis is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 335th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 110.4, which is ranked 52nd. They are 337th in D-1 in pace with 65 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 260th. As a unit they are 226th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 305th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Memphis/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati -11
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