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Cincinnati Bearcats visit Memphis Tigers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Cincinnati BearcatsMemphis Tigers
12-2January 04, 2014, 12:00 | FedExForum10-2

The Memphis Tigers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Cincinnati Bearcats at FedExForum on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

The Tigers are 10-2 so far on the season, and 6-4 ATS vs. the number. The Bearcats, meanwhile, are 12-2 and 5-2-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Memphis go 3-6 and the Bearcats go 1-7 on the totals.

View Cincinnati Bearcats vs Memphis Tigers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Cincinnati before tip-off in this one found them as 7-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 53-ranked Tigers and the No. 56-rated Bearcats in this matchup.

Cincinnati was a 65-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern Methodist. They earned a push of the 8-point spread as favorites. The Bearcats grabbed a 65-57 win over the Mustangs on Wednesday, behind a 17-point effort from Justin Jackson at Fifth Third Arena.

In their last action, Memphis was an 88-73 winner on the road against South Florida. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Geron Johnson scored 19 points leading the Tigers to an 88-73 victory over South Florida at Sun Dome on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bearcats is ranked No. 78 in NCAA hoops at 38.07 per game. Contrast that with Memphis’s No. 53 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Memphis is the No. 216-ranked team in the country at 4.92 per game, while Cincinnati rates No. 162 at 5.64 per game.

A few Bearcats at Tigers trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Memphis is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
Memphis is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Houston, Tuesday, January 7th
Memphis at Louisville, Thursday, January 9th