Cincinnati vs. Tulane - 2/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (13-10) at Cincinnati Bearcats (17-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave and Cincinnati Bearcats meet Saturday at the Fifth Third Arena.
The Tulane Green Wave look to snap a five-game losing streak and look for their fifth road win. On the season, Tulane is averaging 65.9 points on 42.4 percent shooting and is allowing 63.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Louis Dabney is averaging 13.6 points and 3.4 rebounds while Jonathan Stark is averaging 11.2 points and 4.3 assists. Jay Hook is the third double-digit scorer and Dylan Osetkowski is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Tulane Green Wave have five players averaging at least 5.7 points, and they’re shooting 67.1 percent from the line and 32.9 percent from downtown. Defensively, Tulane is allowing 31 percent shooting from beyond the arc and has given up 62 or less points in four straight games.
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The Cincinnati Bearcats hope to rebound after losing their last four games. On the season, Cincinnati is averaging 62.2 points on 44.3 percent shooting and is allowing 55.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting. Troy Caupain is averaging 10.2 points and 3.5 assists while Octavius Ellis is averaging 9.2 points and 7.2 rebounds. Gary Clark is grabbing 6.9 rebounds and Farad Cobb is shooting 38.6 percent from the field. The Cincinnati Bearcats have six players averaging at least six points, and they’re shooting 69 percent from the line and 32.6 percent from downtown. Defensively, Cincy is allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 58 or less points in seven of its last eight games.
The Green Wave are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bearcats are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Saturday games. The Green Wave are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Tulane is not only losing games outright but hasn't been much better ATS either. Cincinnati should win this game rather easily in a blowout and cover the double-digit number.