Wright State Raiders vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds
The Cincinnati Bearcats host Wright State on Saturday, looking to build on their 11-0 mark against the 8-3 Raiders in college hoops action at Fifth Third Arena.
This season, the Bearcats are 11-0 overall and 5-2 ATS ATS, while the Raiders are 8-3 and 6-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Cincinnati boasts a 2-4 on the OU, and Wright State is 3-2.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Bearcats installed as 18-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bearcats - Raiders odds would favor the Bearcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wright State is at No. 250. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 88-71 win for the Bearcats.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Raiders is ranked No. 325 in NCAA hoops at 29.8 per game. Contrast that with Cincinnati’s No. 1 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Cincinnati is the No. 66-ranked team in the country at 7.5 per game, while Wright State rates No. 171 at 6.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wright State owns the country's No. 20-rated mark, allowing 58.2 points per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.
Wright State was a 67-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Wright State got 21 points from Miles Dixon en route to a 67-59 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday at Nutter Center.
Cincinnati was a 60-45 winner in its last match at home against Xavier. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Cincinnati got 25 points from Sean Kilpatrick en route to a 60-45 victory over Xavier on Wednesday at U.S. Bank Arena.
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Miami (Ohio) are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Xavier are 5-5
After a win are 10-0
A few Raiders at Bearcats trends to consider:
Wright State is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Wright State is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wright State home to Mt St Joseph, Sunday, December 30
Cincinnati home to New Mexico, Thursday, December 27