In a non-conference game on Wednesday night, the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-0, 2-1 ATS) will travel to the Truist Arena to face the Northern Kentucky Norse (1-1, 1-1 ATS). Following their 87-69 victory over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels on Sunday at home, the Bearcats are currently riding a three-game winning streak to start the season. The Cincinnati Clermont Cougars were defeated at home by the Norse on Saturday, winning 89-49.
Cincinnati vs Northern Kentucky Betting Odds
Cincinnati vs Northern Kentucky Match Details
Fixture: Bearcats at Norse
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Truist Arena, Highland Heights, Kentucky
Cincinnati vs Northern Kentucky Key Stats
The Bearcats score 84.7 points on average while shooting 46.9 percent from the field and surrender 60.7 points while shooting 39.7 percent. While Landers Nolley II averages 16.3 points and 4.7 rebounds, David DeJulius averages 21.3 points and 3.7 assists.
Mika Adams-Woods is pulling down 1.3 rebounds, and Jeremiah Davenport is the third player in double figures. The Bearcats are making 71.4 percent of their free throws and shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc. The Bearcats are grabbing 39.3 rebounds per game while only allowing 33.3 percent shooting from beyond the arc.
The Norse score 73 points on average while shooting 41.4 percent from the field and surrender 64 points while shooting 45.6 percent. Trevon Faulkner averages 15 points and one assist, while Marques Warrick averages 16 points and three rebounds. Sam Vinson is the team’s third double-digit scorer, with Chris Brandon pulling down 14.5 rebounds.
The Norse are making 59.1 percent of their free throws and shooting 25 percent from beyond the arc. The Northern Kentucky Norse are collecting 41 rebounds per game while allowing 44.2 percent shooting from beyond the arc.
Cincinnati vs Northern Kentucky Best Picks and Prediction
According to the statistics, these offenses have operated at two distinct levels: the Norse are ranked 148th in the nation, while the Bearcats are ranked 47th with respect to adjusted offensive efficiency.
The Bearcats have a record of 5-11 ATS overall and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 away contests. The Norse are 16-5 ATS over their last 21 games, going 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games. In the Bearcats’ last 7 Wednesday games, the over is 5-2. In Norse’s previous 8 home games, the over is 6-2.
There isn’t a player on the Norse roster who can effectively defend David DeJulius because of his excellent shooting ability. Choose the Bearcats to win this game on the road because they have a stronger roster overall.
Pick: Bearcats -6.5 (-110)