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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Chicago State Cougars in college hoops odds

Chicago State CougarsCincinnati Bearcats
Dec 23, 7:00 PM | Fifth Third Arena

Chicago State Cougars vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Cincinnati Bearcats try to run the Cougars off the court at Fifth Third Arena in college hoops action.

This season, the Bearcats are 8-3 overall and 2-4 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 0-12 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Cincinnati boasts a 4-2 on the OU, and Chicago State is 0-0.

View Chicago State vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 136-ranked Bearcats and the No. 340-rated Cougars in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 82-42 win for the Bearcats on Friday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cincinnati's No. 130-ranked offense, averaging 70.7 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 344 at 85.5 PPG. The Bearcats field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 37.8% per game.

Defensively, Chicago State features the nation's No. 342-rated defense on the road, allowing 87.3 points per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.

Chicago State lost its last outing, a 92-66 result against Oregon State on December 21. Chicago State was run off the court by the Beavers on Wednesday as Oregon State routed them 92-66 at Jones Convocation Center.

Cincinnati was a 101-53 winner in its last match at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The battle between the Bearcats and Golden Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Arkansas-Pine Bluff was handed a 101-53 defeat on Wednesday at Fifth Third Arena.

Cincinnati Bearcats Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Oklahoma are 1-2
After playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Cougars at Bearcats trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
Chicago State at Ball State, Saturday, December 31
Cincinnati home to Oklahoma, Thursday, December 29