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Cleveland State Vikings vs Cincinnati Bearcats NCAA College Basketball Betting

BB&T Arena features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Cincinnati Bearcats and the visiting Cleveland State Vikings in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cincinnati Bearcats were listed as -28-point favorites 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.

Cleveland State Vikings vs Cincinnati Bearcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Bearcats sit at 10-2 (6-5 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Cleveland State Vikings are currently 3-7 (4-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Cincinnati is 4-7 OU, and Cleveland State is 4-3 OU.

The Bearcats - Vikings odds would favor the Bearcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland State is at No. 276.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Cincinnati's No. 20-rated squad against Cleveland State's No. 241-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Cincinnati rates No. 126 in the country with 8 per game, while their foes tonight, the Cleveland State Vikings rank No. 135 nationally with 7.9 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland State got 17 points from Jamarcus Hairston but lost anyway, 79-77, to Niagara on Tuesday at Gallagher Center-NY.

Cincinnati cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Arkansas-Pine Bluff out of the gym and running up a 77-49 score at BB.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • Cleveland State is 6-17-2 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Cleveland State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland State home to Toledo, Saturday, December 23rd
Cincinnati at Memphis, Sunday, December 31st