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Ohio Bobcats vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers CIT Preview

Ohio BobcatsEast Tennessee State Buccaneers
March 22, 7:00 PM | Memorial Center

Ohio Bobcats vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers Odds

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The Ohio Bobcats clash with the East Tennessee State Buccaneers Tuesday night in the quarterfinals of the CIT.

The Bobcats are coming off a 65-64 win over Marshall as a 7-point underdog, while the Buccaneers defeated Furman 76-63 as a 4.5-point favorite.

View Ohio vs East Tennessee State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 42-ranked Buccaneers and the No. 167-rated Bobcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-72 win for the Buccaneers on Tuesday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits East Tennessee State's No. 160-ranked offense, averaging 69.2 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 283 at 72.5 PPG. The Buccaneers field goal percentage has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.

Defensively, Ohio features the nation's No. 313-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.1 points per game. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 115 nationally in scoring at home.

Ohio won its last outing, a 65-64 result against Marshall on March 15. They covered in that game as a 7-point underdog. Ohio earned a 65-64 victory over Marshall on Tuesday, getting 17 points from DeVaughn Washington at Cam Henderson Center.

East Tennessee State was a 76-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against Furman. They covered the 4.5–point spread as favorites. Mike Smith poured in a team-high 32 points for East Tennessee State on Tuesday, as they defeated Furman 76-63 at Memorial Center.

Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Marshall are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Bobcats at Buccaneers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Ohio's last 8 games on the road
Ohio is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road