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Temple Owls vs Cincinnati Bearcats Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Cincinnati takes to the basketball court against Temple on Saturday, hoping to send the Owls to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Liacouras Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Temple Owls were listed as 4-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Cincinnati Bearcats have watched them go 13-5 and 8-8-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Temple Owls are at 8-7 and 8-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Temple Owls are 8-6, while the Cincinnati Bearcats have a 6-11 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Temple Owls at No. 123 and the Cincinnati Bearcats at No. 31 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Cincinnati is ranked No. 60 in NCAA basketball at 39.11 per game. Contrast that with Temple's No. 141 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Temple is the No. 108-ranked team in the country at 7.4 per game, while Cincinnati rates No. 72 at 7.94 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kevin Johnson scored 15 points leading the Bearcats to a 70-59 victory over Houston at Fifth Third Arena on Wednesday.

Temple got 15 points from Josh Brown but lost anyway, 67-65, to Memphis on Wednesday at FedExForum.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Temple is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Temple is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Temple is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • Temple is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Memphis, Thursday, January 21st
Temple at La Salle, Wednesday, January 20th