Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Tulane Green Wave: 2/26/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 26, 2021

The Cincinnati Bearcats (8-8) host the Tulane Green Wave (9-10) as 5.5-point favorites after Keith Williams racked up 24 points in the Bearcats 70-69 victory over Tulsa. The matchup airs on ESPN+ at 4:00 PM ET on Friday, February 26, 2021. The matchup has an over/under of 131.5 points.

Betting Information

Cincinnati vs Tulane Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Cincinnati -5.5 -113 -110 131.5 -113 -108 -255 204

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Total Facts

  • The Bearcats and their opponents have scored more than 131.5 points in 75% of their games this year (12 of 16 opportunities).
  • Tulane and its opponents have added up to score more than 131.5 points in 36.8% of their games this season (seven of 19 opportunities).
  • The Bearcats and the Green Wave combine to average 0.4 fewer points per game than the over/under of 131.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.5 more points per game (135) than this matchup’s total of 131.5 points.
  • The average point total in Bearcats games this year is 7.6 more points than the over/under of 131.5 in this matchup.
  • Green Wave games this season have averaged an over/under of 127 points, 4.5 less than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Bearcats average just 4.1 more points per game (67.9) than the Green Wave give up (63.8).
  • Cincinnati has a 3-0 record against the spread and a 7-6 record overall when scoring more than 63.8 points.
  • Tulane is 2-4 against the spread and 0-6 overall when giving up more than 67.9 points.
  • The Green Wave put up eight fewer points per game (63.2) than the Bearcats allow their opponents to score (71.2).
  • In games when it scores more than 71.2 points, Tulane is 3-0 against the spread and 2-2 overall.
  • Cincinnati is 3-10 against the spread and 5-8 overall when it gives up more than 63.2 points.
  • The Bearcats have a -54-point scoring differential on the season (-3.3 per game). The Green Wave have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-13 total points, -0.6 per game).

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Cincinnati Betting Information

  • Cincinnati has struggled against the spread, going 4-11 on the year.
  • The Bearcats have struggled to cover, going just 0-5 ATS when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • More often than not, Cincinnati and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 12 of 15 chances this season.

Tulane Betting Information

  • Tulane has a winning record against the spread, going 11-8 ATS (covering 57.9% of the time).
  • The Green Wave have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 5.5-point underdog.
  • The Green Wave and their opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this year — 6 of 19 (31.6%).

Head to Head

Cincinnati vs Tulane (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/7/2021 Cincinnati -5.5 133.5 -245 +198 Regular Season 64-61 CIN
1/4/2020 Cincinnati -7.5 140.5 -360 +275 Regular Season 76-71 TULANE
1/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-61 CIN

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Cincinnati Leaders

  • Williams leads the Bearcats in scoring, tallying 14.8 points per game to go with 4.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Tari Eason leads Cincinnati in rebounding, averaging 5.3 per game, while David Dejulius leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.6 in each contest.
  • The Bearcats get the most three-point shooting production out of Jeremiah Davenport, who makes 1.8 threes per game.
  • Williams and Chris Vogt lead the Bearcats on the defensive end, with Williams leading the team in steals averaging 1.1 per game and Vogt in blocks averaging 1.1 per contest.

Tulane Leaders

  • Jaylen Forbes has the top spot on the Green Wave leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 16.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.
  • Jordan Walker’s assist statline leads Tulane; he racks up 4.4 assists per game.
  • Forbes’ 2.4 made threes per game lead the Green Wave.
  • Walker (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Tulane while Kevin Cross (0.8 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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