Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls 01/22/2020 Previews, Odds and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls 01/22/2020 – The Temple Owls have been struggling to stay afloat as they lost four of their last five games. They hope to have more consistency as they battle the Cincinnati Bearcats next this Thursday, January 22. This game will be held at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with ESPNews as the television partner. Along with SofaScore featuring the game on live stream, the game will tip-off at 7 pm Eastern Time. Basketball Spread Betting sees the Bearcats carrying the slight upper hand over the Owls in this game.
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls 01/22/2020
Cincinnati Bearcats bounced back hard after losing to the Memphis Tigers against East Carolina Pirates by 25 points. Tre Scott was the best player during that game as he registered a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds. Jarron Cumberland helped out with 13 points, seven assists, two steals and two blocks while Jaume Sorolla notched with 11 points off the bench. Keith Willams almost had a double-double with 8 points and 11 rebounds. Chris Vogt had an off night with just seven points and four rebounds. They are going to go up against the Owls in their own court and they need Vogt and Williams to raise their game higher to ensure this road game to be theirs.
Players to watch: J. Cumberland G (16 GP 29.9 MIN 13.6 PTS 3.5 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.3 TO 39.5 FG% 70 FT% 32.5 3P%), C. Vogt C (18 GP 27.9 MIN 12.9 PTS 6.4 REB 0.8 AST 0.3 STL 1.3 BLK 1.8 TO 67.6 FG% 60 FT% 0 3P%), K. Williams G (18 GP 28.3 MIN 12.1 PTS 5.4 REB 1.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 1.8 TO 40 FG% 79.1 FT% 37.8 3P%).
The Owls suffered another setback in their last game against the Southern Methodist Mustangs by 16 points. Jake Forrester was the best scorer for that game with 14 points along with seven rebounds while Nate Pierre-Louis had 12 points, six rebounds and four steals. Quinton Rose finished with 10 points, three rebounds, three assists, three steals but he also committed five turnovers. As the Owls are set to host the Bearcats, they need to get more production outside of their top players to keep the Bearcats defense busy and spread out.
Players to watch: Q. Rose G 17 GP 30.9 MIN 14.4 PTS 4.6 REB 3.7 AST 1.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.5 TO 36.5 FG% 80.2 FT% 24.6 3P%
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls Betting Predictions
Bearcats are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Owls are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Temple Owls Betting Picks
The Owls are coming in this game as the slight underdogs against the Bearcats as seen by Sports Betting. This should be a tough game to call and it will depend on which bench will come out and have a better game.
Moneyline: The ML handed to this game is at -155 for the Bearcats while the Owls are at +132,
Spread: Just 1.5 points across the spread with the Bearcats at -1.5 while the Owls are at +1.5.
Total: 130 points are the predicted total for this game with the Owls going under and the Bearcats are over.
Score Prediction: 66-63, Bearcats win.