Cincinnati vs UCF Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs UCF Knights
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Addition Financial Arena in Orlando, FL
Odds/Point Spread: UCF +2
The Cincinnati Bearcats head to Addition Financial Arena to take on the UCF Knights on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 2 point favorites.
Cincinnati heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 66.7 per game. UCF has an overall mark of 9-6. They are averaging 70.3 points per contest and giving up 67.2, which is a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-10-0 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 8-7-0 against the spread this season
The UCF Knights are 6-8-1 against the over/under this year
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 UCF Knights Injuries
12/06/19 F Yuat Alok Academics is out indefinitely
Jarron Cumberland comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 70%. Chris Vogt averages 13.5 points per contest in 28.0 minutes per game. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 6.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 71% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Collin Smith scores 13.5 points per contest while playing 26.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 65%. Ceasar DeJesus averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.0 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati averages 73.3 points per contest, which is 141st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 129th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 289th in the nation. They average 38.7 boards per contest and 14.6 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 53rd with 15.2 per game. The Bearcats allow 66.7 points per contest, which is 124th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 62nd and 126th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 108th place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
UCF is 219th in the nation with 70.3 points per contest this season. They are 234th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 315th in the NCAA. They are 82nd in D-1 in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 74th in assists per game with 14.9. The Knights are 190th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Knights give up 67.2 points per game, which ranks them 139th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 138th and 182nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 299th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 245th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Knights are 209th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Bearcats are 189th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.2. In terms of pace they are 153rd in the country with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 172nd. As a team they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in Division 1. Cincinnati is 93rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
UCF is 222nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Knights have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 207th. They are 200th in D-1 in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 266th. As a unit they are 280th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 191st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Cincinnati/UCF college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati -2
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