Cincinnati Bearcats battle vs Pittsburgh Panthers highlights college basketball odds menu

Cincinnati PanthersPittsburgh Bearcats
10-0December 17, 2013, 07:00 | Madison Square Garden7-2

Cincinnati will look to improve on its 7-2 record on Tuesday when they host Pittsburgh in NCAA basketball odds action at Madison Square Garden.

The Bearcats currently sports a 7-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Panthers are 10-0 and 3-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bearcats produce a 0-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Panthers have gone 6-2 against the number.

View Pittsburgh Panthers vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds and Stats.

The Panthers were listed as -5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including

The Bearcats sit at No. 61 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Panthers sit at No. 4 on the same chart.


Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 91-73 result against Youngstown State on December 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 19.5-point favorite. The Panthers grabbed a 91-73 win over the Penguins on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Lamar Patterson at Petersen Events Center.

Cincinnati was a 64-47 loser in their most recent outing at home against Xavier. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites. Xavier got 17 points from Justin Martin en route to a 64-47 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday at U.S. Bank Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 151 nationally ranked offense (73.44 points per game) against a Panthers defense that sits as the No. 17 at 61.6 PPG. The Bearcats have been averaging 43.4% from the field, less than the Panthers have managed so far this season (49.49% on average).

A few Panthers at Bearcats trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Cincinnati is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Cincinnati is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Cal Poly, Saturday, December 21st
Cincinnati at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, December 21st