Cincinnati vs Temple predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Temple +1.5
The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Liacouras Center to play the Temple Owls on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 1.5 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-7. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 72.2 points per contest while giving up 65.1 per game. Temple has an overall record of 10-7. They are averaging 67.6 points per game and surrendering 63.4, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Important Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 8-9-0 against the spread
The Temple Owls are 4-13-0 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 Temple Owls Injuries
01/08/20 G Damian Dunn Foot is out indefinitely
Chris Vogt averages 12.9 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 68% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%. Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Nate Pierre-Louis averages 10.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.8 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 61%. Quinton Rose averages 14.4 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bearcats allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 43rd and 93rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 98th, and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the NCAA. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in the nation. Cincinnati averages 72.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 158th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 280th in D-1. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 61st and 63rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 61st with 14.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Owls surrender 63.4 points per contest, which ranks them 53rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 22nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 213th with 12.9 assists allowed per contest, and 308th with 38.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Owls are 194th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game. Temple is 273rd in the country with 67.6 points per game this year. They are 326th in the D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 252nd in the nation. They are 47th in the country in rebounding with 39.4 boards per game and 98th in assists per contest with 14.4. The Owls are 158th in turnovers per game with 13.6.
The Bearcats are 199th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.7. In terms of pace they are 166th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 196th. As a team they are 195th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 242nd in Division 1. Cincinnati is 92nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Temple is 185th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Owls have an offensive rating of 94.7, which is ranked 305th. They are 101st in D-1 in pace with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 316th. As a unit they are 318th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 175th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Temple college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Temple +1.5
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