Cincinnati Bearcats vs Hofstra Pride 3-18-2023

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Hofstra Pride 3/18/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Hofstra Pride 3/18/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


NIT – 2nd Round


The David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex in Hempstead, New York will feature the National Invitation Tournament- Second Round match-up between the Cincinnati Bearcats (American) and the Hofstra Pride (CAA) on Saturday afternoon.


Cincinnati enters the game with a total of 22 wins including the nine-point victory versus the Virginia Tech Hokies in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday.


The defense for the Bearcats limited the scoring of the Hokies to just 72 points on 45.5% shooting and forced them to lose the ball 8 times while hauling down 13 more rebounds.


Cincinnati’s offense converted 46% of their shots and basketed 6 treys with 17 charities in scoring a total of 81 points including 52 in the final half of the win  Guard Landers Nolley averages 16.6 PPG on 45.3% shooting from the field in leading the scoring for the Bearcats for the year.


Guard David DeJulius is the next leading scorer with an average of 14.7 PPG and distributed a team-high average of 5.3 assists per outing while Guard Jeremiah Davenport chipped in with an average of 9.5 ppg.


Forward Viktor Lakhin controlled the glass for the Bearcats with an average of 7.0 rebounds per match and added a third-best score of 11.5 PPG. 


The totals went UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 outings while the Bearcats are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 matches played.


The Cincinnati Bearcats are 5-2 straight up in their last 7 contests while the totals went OVER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 6 road games.


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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Hofstra Pride Predictions 3/18/2023


The Hofstra Pride are coming home to play the second round of NIT with a total of 25 wins overall and 16 in conference action while taking the lead in the Colonial Athletic Association for the year.


Hofstra defeated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to an upset two-point loss in overtime at 88-86 in the first round of the tournament on Tuesday.


The Pride unleashed a tight defense finishing a closed match in the extended period stopping the scoring of the Scarlet Knights to only 86 points including 12 in overtime on 50.7% FG while forcing them to commit 10 turnovers to pick up the win.


Hofstra’s offense just did enough to outscore Rutgers with 88 points including 14 in the extended period converting 57% while punching in 10 three-point shots in the victory. 


Guard Tyler Thomas lifted the Pride to the win after scoring 25 points on 18 shots after finishing 42 minutes of hard court action.


Guard Darlinstone Dubar is the next leading scorer for Hofstra with 17 points in 36 minutes in the match while Guard Aaron Estrada pitched in 13 points with four assists through 31 minutes of play.


The Hofstra Pride bench contributed a combined 11 points in beating the Scarlet Knights. 


The Hofstra Pride is 12-2 against the spread in their last fourteen and 13-1 straight up in their last 14 matches played.


Hofstra is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 home outings and the Pride is 0-5 SU in their last 5 contests played versus a rival in the American Athletic Conference.


Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Hofstra Pride. The NCAAB Pick for this contest is Hofstra +1.5.


Both teams successfully survived the first round by playing well but the Pride is the better team here and will take control of this match-up with a home court advantage and crowd support on their side on Saturday.


Look for Hofstra to outmatch Cincinnati on their home court with a better offense and get the second round to advance in the NIT. The prediction: Hofstra Pride will win 75-68.


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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Hofstra Pride 3/18/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 2:00 PM ET


Location: David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex in Hempstead, NY


Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023




NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: Hofstra Pride +1.5


NCAAB Totals: 150.5


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