Bearcats struggling to cover number
LOUISVILLE, KY (The Spread) - Cincinnati is a double-digit underdog today at 2:40PM ET against Kentucky but has struggled to cover in previous March Madness games.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are 16-point favorites versus the Bearcats after opening as an 18.5-point favorite. The total, meanwhile, sits at 119 points for today's game.
After failing to cover as a small favorite versus Purdue on Thursday night, the Bearcats are now winless at 0-4 against the spread in their last four NCAA Tournament games. They're also now 1-6 at the betting window in their last seven neutral site games.
On the other side, the Wildcats are an impressive 12-3-3 against the number in their last 18 neutral site games and 7-2-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall. They're 8-3-1 against the spread in their last 12 NCAA Tournament games as well.