Saturday, January 2, 2016
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
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The UCF Knights travel to Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum to play the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has East Carolina as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Knights come into this game with an overall record of 6-5 and a road record of 1-3. They are 7-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-6. The Pirates have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 7-0. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 6-2 against the spread.
A.J. Davis comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Knights. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Adonys Henriquez averages 11.1 points per game in 32.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for UCF. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
B.J. Tyson averages 14.9 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Pirates. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Caleb White averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
UCF averages 76.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 98th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 237th in the country. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game which ranks them 30th and 125th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 259th with 14.1 per game. The Knights allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 175th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 60th and 82nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 131st and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 260th place in the country. They force 9.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 347th in the Division 1.
East Carolina averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 171st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 112th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15 assists per contest which ranks them 165th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Pirates rank 166th with 12.9 per game. The Pirates allow 66.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 78th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 17th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 46th and they give up 15.7 assists per contest which puts them in 295th place in the nation. The Pirates force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 267th in college basketball.
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 7-2 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 3-6 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-2 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 4-4 against the over/under
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
Guy's Pick: Take UCF
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