Tulsa at Cincinnati Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/24/2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Fifth Third Arena
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to Fifth Third Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Thursday, January 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 13.5 point favorites.
Tulsa heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 70.9 points per contest while giving up 69.1 per game. Cincinnati has an overall record of 16-3. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 60.7, good for a point differential of 13.9.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 10-9-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-10-0 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 9-10-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
DaQuan Jeffries comes into this game averaging 13.5 points per contest while playing 27.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 73%. Martins Igbanu averages 12.1 points per contest in 26.9 minutes per game. He averages 0.7 assists per game and 5.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 57% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jarron Cumberland scores 17.8 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Keith Williams averages 11.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa averages 70.9 points per contest, which is 249th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 179th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 146th in the nation. They average 35.1 boards per contest and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 219th and 246th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 242nd with 12.7 per game. The Golden Hurricane allow 69.1 points per contest, which is 122nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 44th and 97th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 267th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 186th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 151st in the nation with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 131st in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.9. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 179th in the NCAA. They are 241st in D-1 in rebounding with 34.6 boards per contest and 113th in assists per game with 14.5. The Bearcats are 332nd in turnovers per contest with 10.8. The Bearcats give up 60.7 points per game, which ranks them 7th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 33rd and 284th in those defensive statistics. They rank 55th with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 5th with 29.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 282nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Golden Hurricane are 228th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 241st in the country with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 184th. As a team they are 137th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 215th in Division 1. Tulsa is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 330th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 112.5, which is ranked 33rd. They are 343rd in D-1 in pace with 65.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 187th. As a unit they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 327th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tulsa/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa +13.5
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