SMU vs Cincinnati: AAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 4 seed SMU Mustangs (11-4) are  favorites in the AAC Tournament quarterfinals when they square off against the No. 5 seed Cincinnati Bearcats (10-10) on Friday at Dickies Arena, starting at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN2. Both teams hope to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

SMU Betting Information

  • The Mustangs are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 6-7-1
  • When favored by at least 6 points, the Mustangs are 4-2-1 against the spread this season.
  • SMU and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 7 of 14 games this season (50%).
  • The Mustangs defeated East Carolina 71-56 in their last contest on Monday. Kendric Davis totaled a team-high 25 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 6-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 137.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

SMU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kendric Davis 15 17.7 4.1 7.6 1.5 0.1 1.2
Feron Hunt 15 11.9 8.3 0.6 1.1 0.9 0.3
Emmanuel Bandoumel 15 10.1 2.8 1.5 0.5 0.3 1.6
Ethan Chargois 15 9.3 5.1 2.6 0.9 0.3 1.2
Darius McNeill 11 7.7 2.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 1.5

Cincinnati Betting Information

  • Cincinnati has generally come up short ATS this season, with a 6-12 record.
  • For the sixth time this season, the Bearcats are at least a 6-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-4 against the spread.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents have typically covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 77.8% (14) of its 18 games played.
  • The Bearcats took down East Carolina 82-69 and covered the spread as 2-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 139.5 point total on Sunday in their most recent game. Mason Madsen totaled a team-high 19 points to power them to the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Cincinnati Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keith Williams 20 15.0 4.1 2.4 1.2 0.8 1.1
Jeremiah Davenport 20 11.6 4.9 1.9 0.7 0.1 2.0
David Dejulius 16 10.0 5.1 4.6 0.9 0.1 0.9
Mika Adams-Woods 20 8.5 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.0
Tari Eason 20 7.3 5.6 1.4 1.2 1.2 0.4

Total Facts

  • In SMU’s matchups this season, the Mustangs and their opponents have exceeded Friday’s point total of 143.5 points seven times (46.7% of opportunities).
  • 10 Cincinnati games this year (50% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Friday’s total of 143.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 144.1 points per game, 0.6 points more than the point total of 143.5 for this game.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 5.0 more points than the 138.5 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Mustangs games is 2.6 points fewer than the over/under of 143.5 points in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.7 points more than the average over/under in Bearcats games this season (141.8 points).

Head to Head

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

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