Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Temple Owls: 2/12/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 12, 2021

The Temple Owls (4-7) are 6.5-point underdogs as they attempt to turn around a three-game losing streak when they visit the Cincinnati Bearcats (5-7) on Friday, February 12, 2021 at Fifth Third Arena. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 136.5 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 -6.5 -110 -110 136.5 -109 -112 -295 235

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Total Facts

  • The Bearcats and their opponents have recorded more than 136.5 points in 58.3% of their outings this season (seven of 12 opportunities).
  • Temple has played in five games this year (out of 11 total matchups — 45.5% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 136.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 132.9 points per game, 3.6 less points than the over/under of 136.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.4 more points per game (138.9) than this matchup’s total of 136.5 points.
  • The Bearcats average point total in matchups this season is 139, 2.5 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Owls this season is 3.7 points lower than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Bearcats score 68.7 points per contest, just 0.1 more points than the 68.6 the Owls allow their opponents.
  • Cincinnati has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 2-4 record overall when putting up more than 68.6 points.
  • Temple is 0-5 overall and 2-2-1 against the spread when allowing more than 68.7 points.
  • The Owls put up 6.1 fewer points per game (64.2) than the Bearcats give up (70.3).
  • Temple has put together a 2-0-1 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record in games it scores more than 70.3 points.
  • Cincinnati has an ATS record of 2-7 and a 2-7 record overall when its opponents score more than 64.2 points.
  • The Bearcats have a negative point differential on the season (-20 total points, -1.6 per game), as do the Owls (-49 total points, -4.4 per game).

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Cincinnati Betting Information

  • Cincinnati has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 3-8 record.
  • The Bearcats have struggled to cover, going just 0-1 ATS when favored by at least 6.5 points.
  • In 8 of 11 (72.7%) contests this season, Cincinnati and its opponents have hit the over.

Temple Betting Information

  • Temple has a winning record against the spread, going 6-4-1 ATS (covering 54.5% of the time).
  • When they are at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Owls have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • Temple has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 36.4% of matchups this season (4 out of 11 chances).

Head to Head

Cincinnati vs Temple (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/4/2021 Temple -2.5 139.5 -147 +123 Regular Season 63-60 CIN
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 15.4 per contest to go with 4.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
  • Tari Eason leads Cincinnati in rebounding, averaging 5.8 per game, while David Dejulius leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.0 in each contest.
  • Jeremiah Davenport leads his teammates on the Bearcats with 1.6 made threes per outing.
  • The Cincinnati steals leader is Williams, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Eason, who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

Temple Leaders

  • Damian Dunn scores 14.8 points per game to be the top scorer for the Owls.
  • Temple’s leader in rebounds is Jake Forrester with 6.4 per game, and its leader in assists is Jeremiah Williams with 4.5 per game.
  • Brendan Barry knocks down 1.8 three-pointers per game, the most on the Owls.
  • Jeremiah Williams (1.2 steals per game) and De’Vondre Perry (0.5 blocks per game) pace the Owls in steals and blocks, respectively.
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