SMU Mustangs vs. Cincinnati Bearcats AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

The No. 4 seed SMU Mustangs (11-4) are 6-point favorites in the AAC Tournament quarterfinals against the No. 5 seed Cincinnati Bearcats (10-10) on Friday at Dickies Arena. The game tips at 3:00 PM ET and airs on ESPN2, with both teams hoping to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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SMU vs Cincinnati Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
SMU -6 -110 -110 143.5 -110 -110 -270 220

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Point Total Insights

  • SMU and its opponents have gone over the current 143.5 total in seven of 15 games (46.7%) this season.
  • In 10 of 20 (50%) Cincinnati games this season, the total points scored elevated above Friday’s 143.5 over/under.
  • Friday’s over/under is 0.6 points lower than the two team’s combined 144.1 points per game average.
  • The Mustangs record only 2.4 more points per game (74.3) than the Bearcats give up (71.9).
  • The Bearcats’ 69.8 points per game are just 3.2 more points than the 66.6 the Mustangs give up to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    SMU vs Cincinnati (Last 4 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/7/2021 SMU -6 142 -263 +211 Regular Season 76-69
    1/28/2020 Cincinnati -5 138 -223 +177 Regular Season 65-43
    2/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 52-49
    2/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-68

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    SMU Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Mustangs have covered eight times in 13 contests.
  • The Mustangs fare well when favored by at least 6 points, posting a 3-1 record against the spread.
  • The Mustangs have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 7.7% of their games this season (1 of 13 contests).
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    SMU Leaders

    Mustangs Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Kendric Davis 8 16.3 3.8 8.3 1.8 0.0 1.3
    Emmanuel Bandoumel 8 13.0 2.1 1.6 0.3 0.3 1.9
    Feron Hunt 8 12.5 7.3 0.9 1.3 1.0 0.4
    Ethan Chargois 8 11.3 6.0 2.9 1.3 0.3 1.5
    Darius McNeill 6 7.5 3.2 1.0 1.0 0.2 1.3

    Cincinnati Betting Data

  • Cincinnati has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 9-10 ATS.
  • When they are at least 6-point underdogs, the Bearcats have a record ATS of 1-2.
  • In most of Cincinnati’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (1 out of 19 games, 5.3%).
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    Cincinnati Leaders

    Bearcats Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Keith Williams 14 15.4 3.9 2.9 1.1 0.9 1.1
    Jeremiah Davenport 15 12.4 4.4 1.7 0.8 0.1 2.2
    Mika Adams-Woods 15 9.1 2.3 2.2 1.0 0.3 1.0
    Chris Vogt 15 5.2 3.8 1.4 0.3 0.8 0.0
    Zach Harvey 8 3.4 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.4
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