RV: EARLY NCAAB TOURNAMENT 5* RPI POWER SYSTEM SIDE
Texas vs. Cincinnati,
03/16/2012 12:15 EDT,
Score: 59 - 65
Point Spread: -2/-105 Cincinnati
On Friday the Early tournament Play is on Cincinnati. Game 842 at 12:15 eastern. The Bearcats have better overall numbers here in their first round matchup with Texas. They are 3-0 in 1st round games and have won 8 of the last 9 vs the BIG 12 conference. When they play with 5 or 6 days of rest they have responded big winning 9 of the last 10. They have been decent vs top 50 ranked RPI Teams going 7-5. Texas has been a mess vs top 50 ranked RPI Teams losing 11 of 15 times this year. The Long Horns have lost 3 of the last 4 vs the Big East and all 3 times to the spread in the first round of this Tournament the past few years. Even worse Texas has lost 7 of 8 vs teams who allow 65 or less points per game. When they have been made a neutral court dog of 3 or less they are 4-10 straight up and ats. Look for Cincinnati to advance with a win and cover.