Cincinnati vs Tulane NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/4/2020
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs Tulane Green Wave
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Location: Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans, LA
Odds/Point Spread: Tulane +6
The Cincinnati Bearcats travel to Devlin Fieldhouse to play the Tulane Green Wave on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 6 point favorites.
Cincinnati comes into this game with an overall record of 8-5. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 73.4 points per game while giving up 67.8 per contest. Tulane has an overall record of 8-5. They are averaging 73.0 points per game and surrendering 69.0, good for a point differential of 4.0.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Important Tulane Green Wave Betting Trends
The Tulane Green Wave are 8-5-0 against the spread
The Tulane Green Wave are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
12/09/19 G Trevor Moore Achilles is out for season
11/05/19 F Prince Toyambi Heart is out indefinitely
Key Tulane Green Wave Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jarron Cumberland comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 68%. Chris Vogt averages 13.1 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 69% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
TeShaun Hightower averages 17.0 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. K.J. Lawson averages 14.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 73.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 148th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 144th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 295th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 91st and 136th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 78th with 14.9 per game. The Bearcats allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 89th and 160th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 159th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 155th place in Division 1. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 221st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulane is 155th in the country with 73.0 points per game this year. They are 208th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 75th in the nation. They are 322nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.4 boards per game, and 267th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Green Wave are 306th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Green Wave surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 188th in D-1. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 287th and 277th in those defensive statistics. They rank 325th with 15.8 assists allowed per contest and 270th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Green Wave are 316th in country in forcing turnovers with 17.0 per game.
The Bearcats are 210th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.5. In terms of pace they are 146th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 191st. As a team they are 182nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 254th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 114th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions.
Tulane is 296th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Green Wave are 138th in the country in offensive rating with 103.7. In terms of pace they are 221st in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 171st. As a team they are 140th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 121st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/Tulane college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tulane +6
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