Cincinnati Bearcats vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane Prediction, 2/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Bearcats vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (7-15) host the Cincinnati Bearcats (16-7) at Donald W. Reynolds Center on Saturday.
The Cincinnati Bearcats played South Florida and went home with a win by a final score of 70-59 in their last contest. With respect to personal fouls, the Bearcats walked away with 17 and South Florida totaled 20 personal fouls. They also knocked down 1 of their 9 tries from distance. South Florida finished shooting 66.7% at the free throw line by making 14 of 21 attempts. In addition, South Florida grabbed 27 boards (8 offensive, 19 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. South Florida earned 10 dimes and had 8 steals in this matchup. In regard to the defense, Cincinnati let their opponent shoot 40.0% from the floor on 22 of 55 shooting. They also recorded 9 dimes for the game in addition to forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 8 steals. With regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 30 with 7 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Bearcats made 14 of their 22 attempts for a rate of 63.6%. Cincinnati wrapped up the contest with a 46.9% field goal percentage (23 out of 49) and made 10 of their 21 shots from beyond the arc.
David Dejulius is someone who was a major contributor for the contest. He finished shooting 64.3% from the field and dished out 2 assists. He played for 32 minutes and pulled down 2 rebounds. He racked up 24 points on 9 out of 14 shooting.
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Cincinnati will enter this game with a win-loss record of 16-7 on the year. They average 70.2 pts per game (205th in D-1) while going 41.4% from the floor. The Bearcats are hitting 32.1% on 3-pointers (185 of 576) and 66.8% from the free throw line. As a team, Cincinnati is grabbing 38.0 boards per game and has accumulated 314 dimes on the campaign, which is 147th in the country in terms of passing the ball. They turn the ball over 10.9 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 17.5 personal fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Bearcats are able to force 13.1 turnovers per contest and they draw 16.6 personal fouls. They are conceding 30.3% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 34th in college hoops in points per game allowed (63.1). The Bearcats defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 38.1% (507 of 1,331) and they surrender 36.7 rebounds per contest as a squad. They rank 119th in the nation in allowing assists with 267 relinquished this season.
When they last played, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane went home defeated by a final of 73-71 when they faced East Carolina. In the matter of cleaning up the glass, Tulsa permitted East Carolina to get 24 in total (6 offensive). They finished shooting 34.5% from distance by shooting 10 out of 29 and ended up going 7 out of 11 at the charity stripe (63.6%). The Golden Hurricane permitted East Carolina to convert 28 of 55 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 50.9% in the game. When the final whistle blew, the Golden Hurricane shot 23 for 46 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 50.0%. Regarding shots from beyond the perimeter, Tulsa converted 7 of 19 tries (36.8%). They were able to make 18 of those for a clip of 69.2%. East Carolina committed 19 fouls for the game which took the Golden Hurricane to the free throw line for a total of 26 attempts. They also turned the ball over 17 times, while getting 10 steals in the game. The Golden Hurricane earned 21 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 28 in this matchup.
Jeriah Horne pitched in for the Golden Hurricane in this contest. He converted 6 out of 10 in the matchup giving him a rate of 60.0%, and tallied 6 rebounds. He earned 18 points in his 35 minutes on the court and accounted for 2 assists for the matchup.
Tulsa has a win-loss record of 7-15 this year. The Golden Hurricane commit 16.1 fouls per contest and they go 73.4% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 11.6 times per game (289th in the nation) and they cough up possession 12.7 times per contest. Tulsa has earned 1,488 points on the season (67.6 per game) and they pull in 32.2 rebounds per game. When it comes to offense, the Golden Hurricane are hitting on 43.5% from the field, which ranks 218th in the nation.
The Golden Hurricane on defense are ranked 193rd in D-1 in PPG given up with 69.3. They have forced 14.8 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 44.9% from the field (283rd in college basketball). The Tulsa defense surrenders 36.7% on shots from beyond the perimeter (200 of 545) and opponents are connecting on 68.0% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 13.5 dimes and 34.3 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 253rd and 161st in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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