East Carolina Pirates vs Cincinnati Bearcats Prediction, 1/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: East Carolina Pirates vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, OH
Fifth Third Arena is where the Cincinnati Bearcats (11-5) will compete against the East Carolina Pirates (10-4) on Wednesday.
The East Carolina Pirates faced off with Temple and took a loss by a score of 78-75 in their last contest. When talking about personal fouls, the Pirates ended up finishing with 18 while Temple had 16 personal fouls. They knocked down 7 of their 25 tries from three-point range. Temple ended up going 68.2% from the free throw line by burying 15 of 22 shots. Additionally, Temple pulled down 25 boards (6 offensive, 19 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Temple dished out 17 assists and had 8 steals in this game. In reference to defense, East Carolina allowed the other team to shoot 49.1% from the field on 28 out of 57 shooting. They also dished out 18 assists in this game while forcing the other team into 7 turnovers and earning 3 steals. In reference to rebounding, they earned a total of 27 with 4 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Pirates buried 16 of their 17 attempts for a percentage of 94.1%. East Carolina walked away from the game with a 51.0% field goal percentage (26 out of 51) and converted 7 of 15 shots from downtown.
Tremont Robinson-White is a guy who played a role for the game. He shot 83.3% from the floor and dished out 2 assists. He was on the hardwood for 18 mins played and snagged 1 rebound. He ended up finishing with 14 points on 5 of 6 shooting.
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East Carolina steps onto the court with a mark of 10-4 on the campaign. They turn the ball over 12.6 times per contest and as a squad they commit 14.9 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, East Carolina is pulling down 35.7 rebounds per contest and has earned 228 assists for the campaign, which is 74th in the nation in terms of passing. The Pirates are connecting on 36.7% on shots from beyond the arc (112 of 305) and 75.4% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 73.9 points per outing (144th in D-1) while going 44.1% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Pirates are able to force 13.0 turnovers every game while drawing 17.7 fouls. They give up 32.9% on 3-point shots while they are 221st in Division 1 in PPG allowed (69.9). The Pirates are giving up a FG percentage of 42.3% (349 of 826) and they surrender 34.6 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They rank 294th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 214 conceded on the campaign.
In their last game, the Cincinnati Bearcats walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 87-80 when they faced Memphis. In regard to team rebounding, Cincinnati allowed Memphis to collect 37 overall (14 offensive). They finished shooting 45.0% from three-point range by going 9 out of 20 and ended up shooting 16 of 19 from the charity stripe (84.2%). The Bearcats permitted Memphis to make 31 out of 65 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 47.7% in this matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Bearcats ended up shooting 31 out of 66 from the field which had them sitting at 47.0%. With regard to shots from distance, Cincinnati converted 16 of 30 attempts (53.3%). They were able to knock down 2 of them for a rate of 33.3%. Memphis was called for 15 personal fouls for the matchup which got the Bearcats to the charity stripe for a total of 6 shots. They coughed up the ball 9 times, while recording 5 steals in this contest. The Bearcats snagged 21 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards for a total of 27 for the contest.
Jeremiah Davenport pitched in for the Bearcats in the matchup. He earned 21 points in his 22 mins of playing time and earned 1 assist in the matchup. He converted 7 out of 15 for the game for a field goal rate of 46.7%, and tallied 6 rebounds.
Cincinnati has a win-loss mark of 11-5 for the season. When it comes to offense, the Bearcats are shooting 42.2% from the floor, which ranks 280th in the nation. Cincinnati has tallied 1,139 points so far this season (71.2 per contest) and they average 38.9 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 14.8 times per contest (95th in Division 1) and they turn the ball over 10.1 times per game. The Bearcats commit 17.3 fouls every game and they go 65.6% from the charity stripe.
The Cincinnati defense allows 30.1% on shots from beyond the perimeter (91 of 302) and their opposition makes 72.1% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 11.9 assists and 35.6 boards every game, which is ranked 134th and 226th in college basketball. The Bearcats on the defensive side of the court are 38th in college basketball in PPG given up with 62.2. They are forcing 13.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 37.6% from the floor (14th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take East Carolina
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