South Florida at Cincinnati NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/15/2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Fifth Third Arena
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The South Florida Bulls travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 14 point favorites.
South Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 74.8 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall mark of 14-3. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 60.3, which is a point differential of 14.4.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 12-4-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
David Collins comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 66%. Laquincy Rideau averages 13.9 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Jarron Cumberland averages 16.9 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Keith Williams averages 11.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 74.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 162nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 206th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 236th in the nation. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 16.5 per game. The Bulls allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 42nd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 82nd and 73rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 51st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 151st place in Division 1. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 343rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 163rd in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 114th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 14.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 186th in the nation. They are 217th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 87th in assists per contest with 15.1. The Bearcats are 335th in turnovers per game with 10.8. The Bearcats surrender 60.3 points per contest, which ranks them 7th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 275th in those defensive statistics. They rank 49th with 11.1 assists allowed per contest and 8th with 29.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 263rd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Bulls are 234th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 112th in the country with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 231st. As a team they are 248th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 263rd in Division 1. South Florida is 43rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 331st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 112.5, which is ranked 42nd. They are 346th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 182nd. As a unit they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 328th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati -14
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