MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds
Fifth Third Arena will host Cincinnati Bearcats vs. MD-Eastern Shore Hawks action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Bearcats currently sports a 8-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-2 ATS. The Hawks are 0-8 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bearcats produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hawks have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bearcats, most recently No. 7 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hawks, who rate No. 342 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 93-52 victory for the Bearcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 302 in NCAA hoops at 31.2 per game. Contrast that with Cincinnati’s No. 2 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cincinnati is the No. 63-ranked team in the country at 7.6 per game, while MD-Eastern Shore rates No. 248 at 5.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, MD-Eastern Shore owns the country's No. 243-rated mark, allowing 74.6 points per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.
In their last action, MD-Eastern Shore was a 100-68 loser on the road against Maryland. MD-Eastern Shore was run off the court by the Terrapins on Wednesday as Maryland routed them 100-68 at Comcast Center.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were an 87-53 winner as they battled Arkansas-Little Rock at home. They covered in the match as a 20.5-point favorite. The Bearcats blew out Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 87-53 win at Fifth Third Arena.
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Marshall are 2-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Hawks at Bearcats trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
MD-Eastern Shore at Connecticut, Monday, December 17
Cincinnati at Marshall, Saturday, December 15