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PITTSBURGH (19-5) AT CINCINNATI (18-5) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
597: PITTSBURGH
598: CINCINNATI
122.0
-1.5
71.4 / 54.5
71.3 / 58.6
19-5
18-5
9-9
9-10
8-5
3-9
48.4
42.0
66.0
65.2
35.4
33.1
39.3
37.6
71.8
62.9
30.4
29.9
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
PITTSBURGH  
CINCINNATI-1 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
PITTSBURGH - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games9-939-42223-2128-538-36158-15119-569-28372-154
in all lined games9-939-42223-2128-538-36158-15113-553-28290-153
when the total is 120 to 129.53-710-1534-426-415-1047-315-513-1250-28
as an underdog2-19-568-642-16-829-431-25-950-84
as a road underdog of 3 points or less or pick1-05-216-81-04-310-101-05-214-12
in road games3-216-1282-763-211-1652-553-215-1384-78
in road lined games3-216-1282-763-211-1652-553-215-1382-78
in a road game where the total is 120 to 129.52-26-410-102-25-512-92-25-511-10
against conference opponents5-625-25152-1416-422-27103-1107-428-22178-120
in February games1-18-854-580-25-1135-412-09-766-51
on Saturday games2-510-1569-763-113-957-377-222-8128-46
after a conference game5-526-23151-1365-421-27100-1117-329-20185-112
revenging a home loss vs opponent0-24-520-222-04-512-120-23-620-23
off a win against a conference rival2-413-1488-853-213-1367-734-218-9113-64
after allowing 60 points or less3-614-2084-883-315-1661-6211-330-13159-53
after scoring 60 points or less0-27-1033-402-07-1028-241-18-950-30
when playing against a team with a winning record6-728-35177-1717-432-28132-1308-539-27236-137
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games4-321-20116-1062-419-2186-966-124-17133-94
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games2-113-642-401-210-935-422-112-746-38
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game3-415-1166-645-216-1054-564-420-1193-57

CINCINNATI - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games9-1042-37214-2413-927-44153-17618-570-25358-164
in all lined games9-1042-37214-2413-927-44153-17614-555-24302-163
when the total is 120 to 129.52-114-1531-432-114-1541-343-019-1041-35
as a favorite7-1027-26146-1742-816-3094-11113-443-10257-71
as a home favorite of 3 points or less or pick0-04-07-50-00-45-90-04-09-5
in all home games1-812-2392-1251-49-2268-7810-341-10222-51
in home lined games1-812-2392-1251-49-2268-786-326-9172-50
in a home game where the total is 120 to 129.50-12-1011-231-06-619-161-08-424-11
against conference opponents4-626-26129-1552-418-3098-1156-432-20179-111
in February games1-19-850-630-15-1143-431-111-666-48
on Saturday games4-412-1670-901-59-1756-588-121-12121-58
after a conference game3-627-23128-1521-417-28105-1165-433-18176-113
off a loss against a conference rival1-29-947-570-15-1047-462-113-558-49
after allowing 60 points or less5-623-1986-981-511-2653-7312-341-14157-60
after scoring 60 points or less3-316-1045-461-17-1441-365-120-762-37
when playing against a team with a winning record9-833-26168-1773-916-37117-14613-438-22221-142
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games2-320-1790-1171-212-2282-944-121-16111-101
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games1-19-933-551-19-939-391-110-843-47
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game6-518-1776-863-615-1866-699-326-13105-70
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games19-5-6.59-98-571.433.148.4%36.054.526.739.3%27.5
Road Games5-3-15-35-266.930.945.7%33.456.726.240.9%30.9
Last 5 Games4-1+13-21-368.632.845.8%40.456.827.637.8%29.8
Conference Games7-4-7.55-66-466.631.544.3%36.258.527.540.0%30.6
PITTSBURGH Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)71.433.127-5548.4%5-1435.4%13-2066.0%361217177114
vs opponents surrendering66.130.623-5542.7%6-1833.1%13-2067.8%341013187143
Team Stats (Road Games)66.930.925-5445.7%6-1540.5%11-1764.3%331115188123
Stats Against (All Games)54.526.719-4839.3%5-1730.4%12-1671.8%28810185143
vs opponents averaging68.63224-5643.3%6-1933.2%14-2069.1%351013187134
Stats Against (Road Games)56.726.220-4940.9%4-1627.9%12-1674.4%31911166144

CINCINNATI - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games18-5+4.89-103-971.332.642.0%41.958.625.237.6%33.6
Home Games10-3-1.51-81-474.635.143.4%43.657.823.135.5%33.2
Last 5 Games3-2+0.22-31-260.624.635.7%38.258.623.839.0%32.2
Conference Games6-4+2.24-62-462.826.639.0%36.660.126.241.4%31.7
CINCINNATI Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)71.332.625-5942.0%7-2233.1%14-2265.2%421313178137
vs opponents surrendering65.230.423-5541.6%6-1932.6%13-1968.6%341013187144
Team Stats (Home Games)74.635.127-6343.4%8-2235.4%12-2159.9%441315178148
Stats Against (All Games)58.625.221-5737.6%5-1729.9%11-1762.9%341011196143
vs opponents averaging67.631.624-5643.3%6-1732.9%14-2068.3%361013187144
Stats Against (Home Games)57.823.121-5835.5%6-1832.5%11-1764.4%33911187154
Average power rating of opponents played: PITTSBURGH 73.5,  CINCINNATI 73.8
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1997
CINCINNATI is 5-5 against the spread versus PITTSBURGH since 1997
PITTSBURGH is 7-3 straight up against CINCINNATI since 1997
7 of 10 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games over the last 3 seasons
CINCINNATI is 2-1 against the spread versus PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
CINCINNATI is 2-1 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
2 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at CINCINNATI since 1997
PITTSBURGH is 2-1 against the spread versus CINCINNATI since 1997
PITTSBURGH is 2-1 straight up against CINCINNATI since 1997
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games played at CINCINNATI over the last 3 seasons.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

 Shooting   3pt shotsFree ThrowsRebounds 
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFGM-APctFGM-APctFTM-APctTot.OFFTO
12/31/2012CINCINNATI70125SU ATS2621-5141.2%3-1618.7%25-3571.4%37129
 PITTSBURGH61-6 Over3423-5244.2%0-100.0%15-2560.0%32119
1/1/2012CINCINNATI66131SU ATS3126-6540.0%11-2740.7%3-650.0%30148
 PITTSBURGH63-5.5 Under3123-5641.1%5-1926.3%12-1580.0%441717
2/5/2011CINCINNATI59128.5 Over2321-6333.3%2-1315.4%15-2365.2%402216
 PITTSBURGH71-9.5SU ATS4022-4746.8%7-1546.7%20-3262.5%381018
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring Nobody in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 46.7% of the time since 1997. (162-185)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 51.5% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (34-32)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CINCINNATI games 48.6% of the time since 1997. (176-186)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CINCINNATI games 64.1% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (41-23)
No Edge.
 
As indicated by the movement of the total, the betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 46.4% of the time since 1997. (129-149)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 50.7% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (35-34)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CINCINNATI games 53.2% of the time since 1997. (151-133)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CINCINNATI games 40.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (25-37)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
PITTSBURGH
[C] 12/28/2012 - Malcolm Gilbert expected to transfer ( Undisclosed )
[G] 11/13/2012 - John Johnson has left the team ( None )
CINCINNATI
[G] 01/11/2013 - Jeremiah Davis III out indefinitely ( Wrist )
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