Temple vs Cincinnati Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/7/2020
Game: Temple Owls vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati -10
The Temple Owls head to Fifth Third Arena to take on the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati as 10 point favorites.
Temple comes into this game with an overall record of 14-16. They currently have a point differential of 0.5 as they are averaging 68.5 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Cincinnati has an overall mark of 19-10. They are averaging 73.0 points per contest and giving up 67.3, which is a point differential of 5.8.
Valuable Temple Owls Betting Trends
The Temple Owls are 13-17-0 against the spread this season
The Temple Owls are 11-19-0 against the over/under this year
Important Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 11-18-0 against the spread this season
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 14-15-0 against the over/under this year
Key Temple Owls Injuries
03/06/20 F Arashma Parks Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati
03/06/20 F Justyn Hamilton Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Cincinnati
01/08/20 G Damian Dunn Foot is out indefinitely
Key Cincinnati Bearcats Injuries
12/09/19 G Trevor Moore Achilles is out for season
03/06/20 G Jarron Cumberland Foot is questionable Saturday vs Temple
03/04/20 G Jeremiah Davenport Knee is out for season
01/04/20 F Prince Toyambi Heart is out for season
Quinton Rose comes into this game averaging 16.3 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 79%. Nate Pierre-Louis averages 11.2 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game. He averages 3.1 assists per game and 8.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Jarron Cumberland scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Keith Williams averages 12.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Temple averages 68.5 points per contest, which is 255th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 327th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 266th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 13.7 assists per game, which ranks them 67th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 184th with 13.0 per game. The Owls allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 140th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 68th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 312th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 249th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Cincinnati is 119th in the nation with 73.0 points per contest this season. They are 124th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 5.8. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 256th in the NCAA. They are 66th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 59th in assists per game with 14.6. The Bearcats are 51st in turnovers per contest with 14.6. The Bearcats give up 67.3 points per game, which ranks them 118th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 37th and 195th in those defensive statistics. They rank 114th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 130th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Bearcats are 252nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Owls are 306th in the nation in offensive rating with 95.4. In terms of pace they are 91st in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 331st. As a team they are 331st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 236th in Division 1. Temple is 224th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Cincinnati is 82nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bearcats have an offensive rating of 102.2, which is ranked 165th. They are 190th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 155th. As a unit they are 146th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 219th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Temple/Cincinnati college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Temple +10
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