Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Memphis Tigers - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Memphis Tigers (12-5) at Cincinnati Bearcats (13-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Bearcats will host the Memphis Tigers this Thursday.
The Cincinnati Bearcats come into this game with a 13-6 record and are currently 8th in the American Conference. The Bearcats most recent game was a 67-65 loss to Temple. Through 19 games this season the leading scorer for the Bearcats has been Farad Cobb who is averaging 11.9 points per game and 1.7 rebounds. Troy Caupin is second on the team with 10.8 points per game and 4.4 assists. Cincinnati will try to bounce back with a big win here over Memphis.
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The Memphis Tigers come into this game with a 12-5 record and are currently 2nd in the American Conference. The Tigers are coming off of back to wins against Temple and South Florida. Through 17 games this season the leading scorer for the Tigers has been Dedric Lawson who is averaging 14.5 points per game and 8.9 rebounds. Ricky Tarrant is second on the team with 13.7 points per game and 3.5 assists. The Memphis Tigers will try to keep it rolling with a big road win over Cinci.
The Memphis Tigers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. American Athletic Conference. Cincinnati is 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 home games. The Bearcats are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are coming off of a loss to Temple and Memphis is coming off of a wins over Temple and USF. I think these two teams are evenly matched. I think this will be a closer game than expected so il be taking Memphis and the 8 points on the road.