Tulsa vs. Cincinnati - 3/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Bearcats (20-10) at Tulsa Golden Hurricane (21-7)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Reynolds Center)
The Line: Tulsa Golden Hurricane -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Cincinnati Bearcats and Tulsa Golden Hurricane meet Wednesday at the Reynolds Center.
The Cincinnati Bearcats look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, Cincy is averaging 62.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and is allowing 55.2 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Octavius Ellis is averaging 9.8 points and 6.9 rebounds while Troy Caupain is averaging 9.5 points and 3.6 assists. Gary Clark is grabbing seven rebounds and Farad Cobb is dishing 1.6 assists. The Cincinnati Bearcats have four players averaging at least 7.8 points, and they’re shooting 67.2 percent from the line and 32.7 percent from deep. Defensively, Cincy is allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 60 or less points in five straight games.
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have won four straight and play their last home game. On the season, Tulsa is averaging 65.9 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 60.1 points on 38.9 percent shooting. James Woodard is averaging 14.5 points and 4.6 rebounds while Shaquille Harrison is averaging 13.7 points and 3.6 assists. Rashad Smith is grabbing 6.2 rebounds and Rashad Ray is dishing 3.1 assists. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have six players averaging at least 7.3 points, and they’re shooting 65.2 percent from the line and 32.1 percent from deep. Defensively, Tulsa is allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 58 or less points in four of its last eight games.
The Bearcats are 34-16-1 ATS in their last 51 Wednesday games. The Golden Hurricane are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 home games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Tulsa has shown to be the best team in the AAC this season and at home, I'm not sure how you can't take the Golden Hurricane to cover a bucket. Look for Tulsa to get the victory.