Cincinnati vs. South Florida - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Florida Bulls (7-16) at Cincinnati Bearcats (16-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Bearcats and the South Florida Bulls face off on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena in AAC college basketball.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 16-6 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Cincinnati is averaging 62.4 points and they are shooting 44.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 54.5 points and their opponents are shooting 38 percent. Troy Caupain leads the Bearcats averaging 10.3 points. Octavius Ellis is averaging 9.3 points and 7.1 rebounds, Gary Clark is averaging 7.6 points and 7.2 rebounds, and Farad Cobb is averaging 7.4 points. Cincinnati is 12-1 at home and 7-3 in AAC play.
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The South Florida Bulls are 7-16 this season and they have lost their last eight games. USF is averaging 62.5 points and they are shooting 43.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Corey Allen Jr. leads the Bulls averaging 15.4 points per game. Chris Perry is averaging 10.8 points and 7.1 rebounds, Nehemias Morillo is averaging 10.2 points, and Anthony Collins is averaging 7.7 points and 5.2 assists. South Florida is 1-8 on the road and 1-9 in he American Athletic Conference.
Cincinnati is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 5-11 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. South Florida is 4-11-2 against the spread in their last 17 games, 4-10 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 2-12 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. The road team has covered the point spread in 13 of the last 19 meetings of these two.
South Florida is terrible but this looks like a let up spot for the Bearcats who win but don’t cover.