Cincinnati vs Memphis Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/16/2020
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs Memphis Tigers
Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Memphis -5
The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Memphis as 5 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 73.0 points per contest while giving up 65.9 per game. Memphis has an overall mark of 13-3. They are averaging 77.8 points per contest and giving up 63.3, which is a point differential of 14.6.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Important Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 9-6-1 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 8-8-0 against the over/under
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
12/09/19 G Trevor Moore Achilles is out for season
01/04/20 F Prince Toyambi Heart is out for season
Key Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/19/19 C James Wiseman Left Team is out for season
01/09/20 F Isaiah Stokes Undisclosed is out for season
Chris Vogt comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 63%. Jarron Cumberland averages 13.3 points per game in 29.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
D.J. Jeffries averages 10.8 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Precious Achiuwa averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.4 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 73.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 138th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 114th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 278th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 79th and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 61st with 15.1 per game. The Bearcats allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 62nd and 98th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 96th place in Division 1. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 216th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Memphis is 44th in the country with 77.8 points per game this year. They are 50th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 156th in the nation. They are 5th in the NCAA in rebounding with 42.3 boards per game, and 69th in assists per contest with 14.9. The Tigers are 7th in turnovers per game with 17.2. The Tigers surrender 63.3 points per contest, which ranks them 56th in D-1. Their defense allows a 35% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 108th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest and 181st with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 324th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per game.
The Bearcats are 172nd in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 173rd in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 152nd. As a team they are 153rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 238th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 90th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
Memphis is 28th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.6 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers are 146th in the country in offensive rating with 102.9. In terms of pace they are 18th in Division 1 with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 97th. As a team they are 97th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 285th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Memphis college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Memphis -5
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