Temple Owls vs Cincinnati Bearcats: Analysis & Picks 2/22/2023

Temple Owls vs Cincinnati Bearcats: Analysis & Picks 2/22/2023

February 22, 2023



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Temple and Cincinnati will battle for the fourth spot in the American Athletic Conference rankings on Wednesday night. Temple broke a four-game losing streak with a convincing win over Tulsa, while Cincinnati won two of their last three games, including a triumph over UCF.


Despite Temple starting with seven losses in their first 13 games, they won eight of their first ten conference games in the AAC, defeating tough opponents such as then-No. 1 Houston. However, their momentum was halted after losing four consecutive games to Houston, SMU, Memphis, and Wichita State. Their recent win over Tulsa helped them regain momentum.


Temple and Cincinnati are currently tied for fourth place in the AAC standings, two games behind Memphis in third place, with only three games remaining. Temple has struggled with turnovers this season and has a below-average effective field goal percentage and offensive rebounding percentage.


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Cincinnati has been performing consistently since their slow start to the season, winning seven of their next eight games, with their only loss coming against Xavier. They have a 9-6 record in their first 15 AAC games, with only five of those losses being by single digits. Although Cincinnati was a 3.5-point favorite, they lost to Temple earlier in the season.


Cincinnati’s strong offensive performance has earned them a No. 69 ranking in adjusted efficiency ratings. They rely on their high turnover rate and 3-point shooting ability, but their 2-point shooting ability is ranked lower. Temple’s defense is ranked No. 79 in defensive field goal percentage.


Temple’s key players are Khalif Battle and Damian Dunn, while Landers Nolley II and David DeJulius lead Cincinnati’s team. A win for Cincinnati would give them sole possession of fourth place in the AAC standings.


Temple Owls vs Cincinnati Bearcats Game Information


  • Date: 02/22/2023
  • Time: 07:00 PM ET
  • Location: Fifth Third Arena.
  • How to Watch Temple vs Cincinnati: CBS Sports
  • Live Stream: CBS.com


Temple vs Cincinnati Betting Lines


Cincinnati is –360 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $27.78. On the other side, Temple is +285 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $285.

The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Cincinnati at a 78.26% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Temple has 25.97% probability of finishing the game with the W.


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