Cincinnati vs Iowa 3/22/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Iowa Hawkeyes
NCAAB: 12:15 PM EST
Mar. 22, 2019
Latest Odds : CIN -3 Total 139
The Bearcats were able to pick up a win over Houston for the first time on the season and that allowed them to win the American Conference tournament. What was really impressive was the way the Bearcats were able to shoot in the game and that allowed them to have quite a bit of confidence coming into this game here as they finally managed to find the shooting touch.
With the scoring the Bearcats were able to score a total of 71.8 points a game on the year, but allowed only 62.4 points a game. The Bearcats were able to get 13.7 assist a game on the season, but pulled down a total of 36.2 boards a game on the season so far.
The Hawkeyes on the year were able to go to a 10-10 record in the Big Ten and were bounced out of the Big Ten tournament early on. However, the Hawkeyes are a team that will put up a good run here as the Hawkeyes did put up a fight in their non-conference schedule and that ended up with them getting a 12-1 record on the year when it was not playing against the conference.
This season saw the Hawkeyes offense to score a total of 78.3 points a game on the year. The Hawkeyes were able to get 15.7 assist a game, but the Hawkeyes were able to pull down a total of 35.7 boards a game. When it comes to defense the Hawkeyes have only allowed 73.6 points a game.
Recent Betting Trends:
Hawkeyes are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
Bearcats are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win.
Over is 10-3 in Hawkeyes last 13 games following a straight up loss.
Over is 3-0-1 in Bearcats last 4 overall.
Free Betting Pick: Cincinnati Bearcats -3
Defensively the Bearcats are coming out great on the season and that is going to be what makes the difference in this game here as the Hawkeyes defense is not anywhere near the Bearcats level. The Hawkeyes offense has some problems scoring as well against good defenses. Look for the Bearcats to pick up the win here and easily cover the game. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Bearcats win and cover ATS 73-68.