How to Watch Cincinnati Bearcats vs. SMU Mustangs: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Cincinnati Bearcats vs. SMU Mustangs: Live Stream or on TV


The Cincinnati Bearcats (19-11, 10-7 AAC) aim to continue a four-game home winning streak when they host the SMU Mustangs (10-20, 5-12 AAC) on March 5, 2023.

Cincinnati dropped its most recent game to Memphis, 76-73, on Sunday. David DeJuilius led the way with 16 points, and also had six boards and six assists. SMU lost its most recent game to Memphis, 81-62, on Thursday. Zach Nutall starred with 15 points, and also had six boards and one assist.

When is Cincinnati vs. SMU and when does it start?

This game between the Bearcats and Mustangs is set to start on Sunday, March 5, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 2:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Cincinnati vs. SMU

The Bearcats and Mustangs will take to the court at Fifth Third Arena for this matchup on March 5, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Cincinnati Bearcats vs. SMU Mustangs Game Preview

Cincinnati Stats, Odds & Insights

Cincinnati outscores opponents by 7.7 points per game (scoring 77.3 per game to rank 53rd in college basketball while allowing 69.6 per contest to rank 166th in college basketball) and has a +232 scoring differential overall.

The Bearcats are averaging 77.3 points, only 2.5 more than the 74.8 the Mustangs concede.

Cincinnati connects on 9.0 three-pointers per game (37th in college basketball), 3.0 more than its opponents (6.0). It is shooting 35.7% from deep (96th in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 32.3%.

The Bearcats are averaging 81.8 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 70.1 points per contest.

On offense, Cincinnati has picked up its production a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 77.4 points per contest over that span compared to the 77.3 it has racked up over the course of this season.

SMU Stats, Odds & Insights

SMU is being outscored by 4.7 points per game, with a -141 scoring differential overall. It puts up 70.1 points per game (214th in college basketball), and allows 74.8 per contest (310th in college basketball).

The Mustangs’ 70.1 points per game are only 0.5 more than the Bearcats allow.

SMU hits 6.4 three-pointers per game (291st in college basketball), 1.6 fewer than its opponents.

In 2022-23 the Mustangs are scoring 4.4 more points per game at home (70.9) than away (66.5).

While SMU is averaging 70.1 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its past 10 games, amassing 73.1 a contest.

Bearcats Key Players to Watch

Bearcats Leaders
Landers Nolley II 30 16.3 5.8 2.7 1.0 0.4 2.6
David DeJuilius 30 14.6 2.2 5.2 1.1 0.0 1.8
Viktor Lakhin 27 12.3 7.1 0.5 1.1 1.3 0.1
Jeremiah Davenport 30 9.8 4.2 1.6 0.8 0.3 2.1
Mika Adams-Woods 30 9.0 2.4 3.2 1.0 0.2 1.3

Mustangs Key Players to Watch

Mustangs Leaders
Zhuric Phelps 28 17.4 3.8 3.1 2.3 0.3 1.6
Zach Nutall 30 13.4 2.9 2.8 1.1 0.4 2.0
Efe Odigie 30 11.4 7.0 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.1
Samuell Williamson 30 9.3 7.3 2.6 1.5 0.8 0.1
Stefan Todorovic 29 5.8 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.2 1.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.