East Carolina vs Cincinnati Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/19/2020
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020
Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati -16
The East Carolina Pirates travel to Fifth Third Arena to play the Cincinnati Bearcats on Sunday, January 19, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati as 16 point favorites.
East Carolina comes into this game with an overall record of 8-9. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 69.7 points per game while giving up 70.5 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 71.6 points per contest and giving up 65.6, which is a point differential of 6.0.
Valuable East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-9-0 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 8-9-0 against the over/under
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-11-0 against the spread
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-10-0 against the over/under
Key East Carolina Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Jayden Gardner comes into this contest averaging 21.2 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Brandon Suggs averages 9.3 points per game in 23.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jarron Cumberland averages 13.7 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Chris Vogt averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Useful Team Statistics
East Carolina averages 69.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 228th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 337th in the nation. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 178th and 165th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 13.7 per game. The Pirates allow 70.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 162nd and 181st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 105th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 160th place in Division 1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 113th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 178th in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 146th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.0. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 80th in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.4 boards per game, and 91st in assists per contest with 14.5. The Bearcats are 55th in turnovers per game with 15.1. The Bearcats surrender 65.6 points per contest, which ranks them 88th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 60th and 107th in those defensive statistics. They rank 107th with 11.6 assists allowed per contest and 96th with 33.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bearcats are 234th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game.
The Pirates are 254th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 117th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 301st. As a team they are 249th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 250th in Division 1. East Carolina is 162nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 75th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 100.1, which is ranked 204th. They are 183rd in D-1 in pace with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 193rd. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 247th in the country.
Who will win tonight's East Carolina/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati -16
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