Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Temple Owls: 2/4/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 4, 2021

The Cincinnati Bearcats (3-7) hit the road in AAC play against the Temple Owls (4-5) on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Bearcats are 2.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 139.5 points.

Betting Information

Cincinnati vs Temple Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Cincinnati -2.5 -111 -110 139.5 -110 -112 -147 119

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Cincinnati vs Temple
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Temple (+2.5) Under (139.5) Temple 72 Cincinnati 66

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Total Facts

  • In seven of 10 games (70%) this year, the Bearcats and their opponents have put up at least this matchup’s over/under of 139.5 points.
  • In four of nine outings (44.4%) this year, Temple has combined with its opponents to score at least 139.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 134 points per game, 5.5 less points than the total of 139.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 141.4 points per game, 1.9 more than the point total for this matchup.
  • The Bearcats average point total in matchups this season is 142, 2.5 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average over/under for Owls games this season is 6.1 less points than the point total of 139.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Bearcats record just 0.6 more points per game (69.7) than the Owls allow (69.1).
  • When Cincinnati puts up more than 69.1 points, it is 2-0 against the spread and 2-3 overall.
  • When Temple gives up more than 69.7 points, it is 1-2-1 against the spread and 0-4 overall.
  • The Owls put up eight fewer points per game (64.3) than the Bearcats give up (72.3).
  • Temple has put together a 1-0 ATS record and a 1-0 overall record in games it scores more than 72.3 points.
  • Cincinnati’s record is 2-7 overall and 2-7 against the spread when it allows more than 64.3 points to its opponents.
  • The Bearcats have been out-scored by 26 points this season (2.6 points per game on average), and opponents of the Owls have out-scored them by 43 more points on the year (4.8 per game).

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Cincinnati Betting Information

  • The Bearcats have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 2-7 record.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Bearcats have struggled to a 1-5 record ATS this season.
  • Cincinnati has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 8 of 9 games for a 88.9% rate.

Temple Betting Information

  • The Owls have a 5-3-1 record against the spread, covering in 55.6% of their outings.
  • When they play as at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Owls have a record ATS of 1-1.
  • In most of Owls games this season, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 9 games, 44.4%).

Head to Head

Cincinnati vs Temple (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Cincinnati -10.5 137.5 -659 +453 Regular Season 64-63 CIN
1/22/2020 Cincinnati -3 130.5 -156 +129 Regular Season 89-82 CIN
1/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-68 CIN

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Cincinnati Leaders

  • The Bearcats scoring leader is Keith Williams, who averages 15.0 per contest to go with 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Tari Eason is the Bearcats leading rebounder, pulling down 5.5 per game, while David Dejulius is their best passer, distributing 5.3 assists in each contest.
  • Jeremiah Davenport leads the Bearcats in three-point shooting with an average of 1.5 made threes per game.
  • Williams and Eason lead Cincinnati on the defensive end, with Williams leading the team in steals averaging 1.4 per game and Eason in blocks averaging 1.2 per contest.

Temple Leaders

  • Damian Dunn is the top scorer for the Owls with 13.9 points per game. He also tacks on 4.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Jake Forrester is atop the Owls rebounding leaderboard with 6.7 rebounds per game, and Jeremiah Williams paces the squad in assists with 5.1 per contest.
  • Brendan Barry’s 2.2 made threes per game lead the Owls.
  • Jeremiah Williams (1.2 steals per game) and Nick Jourdain (0.6 blocks per game) pace the Owls in steals and blocks, respectively.
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