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South Florida Bulls vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds
The Cincinnati Bearcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Bulls at Madison Square Garden in NCAAB action.
This is a conference playoff game in the Big East Tournament. The game is being played at Madison Square Garden, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Bearcats bring a 24-7 record (13-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-22 Bulls, who are 14-12-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Cincinnati go 7-16 so far and the Bulls go 13-14.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 33 (Bearcats) and the No. 120 (Bulls) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-60 result in favor of the Bearcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's No. 171-ranked scoring average of 69 PPG, against a Bulls defense rated No. 113 and allowing 65.9 PPG. The Bearcats FG% has averaged 43.5% to date this season, more than the Bulls shooters have managed so far (41.8% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Florida owns the country's No. 70-rated mark, allowing 66.3 points per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 178 in scoring at home.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 70-69 winner as they battled Villanova. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 69-47 winner at home against Georgetown. They covered the 4–point spread as favorites. The Bearcats blew out Georgetown on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 69-47 win at Fifth Third Arena.
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Villanova are 1-4
After a win are 2-8
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Georgetown are 3-5
After a win are 5-5
A few Bulls at Bearcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing South Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing South Florida