Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Tulane Green Wave - 1/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tulane Green Wave (8-12) at Cincinnati Bearcats (14-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tulane Green Wave will travel to play the Cincinnati Bearcats in an American Athletic game on Sunday.
The Cincinnati Bearcats are 14-6 (4-3) and are coming off of a win against Memphis by a score of 76-72. Cincinnati has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently in 7th place of the American standings. Cincinnati is averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 61.8 points per game. Cincinnati is also averaging 39.5 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game. Farad Cobb is averaging 11.5 points per game and 1.8 assists per game for Cincinnati. Troy Caupain is averaging 11.5 points per game and 4.4 assists per game for the Bearcats. Cincinnati is shooting 70.6% on free throws, 34.9% on three-pointers, and 44.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Tulane Green Wave are 8-12 (1-6) and are coming off of a loss to Connecticut by a score of 60-42. Tulane has lost 6 of their last 7 games and is currently in 9th place of the conference standings. Tulane’s lone conference win has come against South Florida, who has 0 conference wins. Tulane is averaging 64.7 points per game while giving up 66.9 points per game. Tulane is also averaging 39.3 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game. Louis Dabney is averaging 13.1 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game for Tulane. Malik Morgan is averaging 11.1 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for the Green Wave. Tulane is shooting 64.3% on free throws, 29.2% on three-pointers, and 40.3% on all field goal attempts.
Tulane is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Tulane is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games. The under is 11-3 in Tulane’s last 14 Sunday games. Cincinnati is 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games. Cincinnati is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. The under is 13-3 in Cincinnati’s last 16 Sunday games. The road team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
Cincinnati has been impressive this season, while Tulane has struggled. Cincinnati has been able to play good defense, while scoring over 74 points per game. Both of these teams are similar in rebounding, but Cincinnati has the shooting advantage. Cincinnati has been playing well of late, and I expect them to win this one easily.