Cincinnati vs. Memphis Prediction
Are the Cincinnati Bearcats laying too many points to the Memphis Tigers on Saturday evening? Tip-off for this AAC matchup is set for 6:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Cincinnati. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bearcats are 12-point road favorites to beat the Tigers, who opened as 11.5-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 130 points after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Memphis. As of Saturday morning, 55% of the betting tickets wagered on today’s game are on the Tigers to cover the spread. That said, 63% of the money is on Cincinnati.
Who We Like: Memphis. The home team is 8-3 against the spread in the last 11 games between these two teams. The Tigers are also 4-1 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 5-2 against the number in their last seven home games, and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five conference games.
On the other side, the Bearcats are just 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven games in Memphis and are 3-9-1 at the betting window in their last 13 road games. They’re 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 as well.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MEMPHIS TIGERS +11.5