Cincinnati vs South Florida Predictions, College Basketball Picks, Odds 3/3/2020
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs South Florida Bulls
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: South Florida +3
The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Yuengling Center to play the South Florida Bulls on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 3 point favorites.
Cincinnati comes into this game with an overall record of 18-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 72.8 points per game while giving up 67.3 per contest. South Florida has an overall mark of 13-16. They are averaging 62.6 points per contest and giving up 62.2, which is a point differential of 0.3.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 10-18-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 13-15-0 against the over/under
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 16-12-1 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 9-20-0 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 South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Left Team is out for season
Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 75%. Keith Williams averages 12.1 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
David Collins averages 13.8 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Laquincy Rideau averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 72.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 122nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 138th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 270th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per game, which ranks them 61st and 48th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 54th with 14.6 per game. The Bearcats allow 67.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 120th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 34th and 161st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 130th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 110th place in Division 1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 238th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida is 336th in the country with 62.6 points per game this year. They are 319th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.3. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 301st in the nation. They are 259th in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.9 boards per game, and 341st in assists per contest with 10.1. The Bulls are 44th in turnovers per game with 14.8. The Bulls surrender 62.2 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 239th and 215th in those defensive statistics. They rank 77th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest and 20th with 30.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 304th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game.
The Bearcats are 177th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 188th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 169th. As a team they are 167th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 87th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 20th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 94.9, which is ranked 316th. They are 329th in D-1 in pace with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 314th. As a unit they are 317th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take South Florida +3
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