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Bryant vs Cincinnati Pick & Preview: Sunday, December 4th Betting Odds
Bulldogs vs Bearcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Bryant Bulldogs at Cincinnati Bearcats
- Where: Cincinnati at Fifth Third Arena
- Date: Sunday, December 4th
- Betting Odds: Bryant +9.5, BRYANT +361 | CIN -485 O/U 154.0
Through 8 games, the Bryant Bulldogs have an overall record of 6-2. So far, the Bulldogs have played 4 games on the road, with a record of 3-1. For the season, Bryant has been the underdog in 2 games, sitting with a mark of 1-1. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Bulldogs being +9.5 point underdogs.
Bryant’s leading scorer this season is Charles Pride who is averaging 15.5 points per contest. So far, Pride has accounted for 15.92% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 7.12 rebounds per game and 2.38 assists. Sherif Kenney is the second leading scorer for the Bulldogs, averaging 15.38 points per game. Between him and Kenney, they are accounting for 31.7% of the team’s scoring.
Bryant comes into today’s matchup vs Cincinnati, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.9 points per game. Through 8 games, they have hit 43.7% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bulldogs’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 257th in possessions per game.
The Cincinnati will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 2 game win streak and have an overall record of 5-3. Currently, the Bearcats have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 5-2. The Bearcats’ are sitting with a betting line that is -9.5 points in their favor. For the season, Cincinnati has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 4-1.
Cincinnati’s leading scorer this season is David DeJuilius who is averaging 16.38 points per contest. So far, DeJuilius has accounted for 21.2% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 1.25 rebounds per game and 2.75 assists. Landers Nolley II is the second leading scorer for the Bearcats, averaging 16.25 points per game. Between him and II, they are accounting for 42.2% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Cincinnati this season, as they are currently ranked 254th in college basketball at 69.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bearcats’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.5%, placing them 388th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Bryant Bulldogs +9.5
If you’re deciding whether to down a bet vs the spread in this matchup, we recommend taking the Bryant Bulldogs to cover as +9.5 point underdogs. One thing that often causes problems for team’s who are heavy underdogs is when they are matched up against a team that can dictate the pace of play. However, both Bryant and Cincinnati come into today’s game near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Given that style of place won’t be an issue for the Bulldogs and the fact that they have 3-2 vs the spread in their last 5 games as underdogs, we like them to cover the spread on the road.
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