Bulls open as college hoops underdog vs Bearcats
South Florida Bulls vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds
South Florida pays a visit to Cincinnati on Saturday, hoping to send the Bearcats to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Fifth Third Arena.
The Bearcats sport records of 20-10 and 10-16 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulls have 12-17 and 11-17 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-19 for the Bearcats and 10-13 for the Bulls.
Bettors looking to back visiting South Florida before tip-off in this one found them as 13-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bearcats, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulls, who rate No. 183 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-59 victory for the Bearcats.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Cincinnati's No. 7-rated squad against South Florida's No. 267-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Cincinnati rates No. 98 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 165 nationally with 6.1 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Florida owns the country's No. 42-rated mark, allowing 63 points per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 172 in scoring at home.
South Florida was a 65-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Connecticut. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. South Florida earned a 65-51 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Martino Brock at Sun Dome.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 67-51 loser on the road against Louisville. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Cashmere Wright scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Bearcats to a win (they lost 67-51 to Louisville at KFC Yum! Center on Monday).
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After playing Connecticut are 3-5
After a win are 6-4
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Louisville are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bulls at Bearcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Florida's last 10 games on the road
South Florida is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
South Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
South Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against South Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
Cincinnati is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games when playing South Florida