Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The East Carolina Pirates travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Central Florida as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Pirates come into this game with an overall record of 8-9 and a road record of 0-6. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7. The Knights have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 10-2 against the spread.
B.J. Tyson comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Pirates. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Caleb White averages 13.8 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for East Carolina. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
A.J. Davis averages 13.1 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Knights. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Adonys Henriquez averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
East Carolina averages 68.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 246th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 203rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 165th in the country. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 216th and 100th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 179th with 12.9 per game. The Pirates allow 67.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 92nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 22nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 106th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest which puts them in 318th place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 212th in the Division 1.
UCF averages 75.4 points per game this year which ranks them 110th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 66th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 43rd and 123rd respectively. In the turnover department the Knights rank 277th with 14.1 per game. The Knights allow 72.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 72nd and 67th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 145th and they give up 15.3 assists per contest which puts them in 296th place in the nation. The Knights force 9.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in college basketball.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Trends
The East Carolina Pirates are 6-5 against the spread
The East Carolina Pirates are 5-7 against the over/under
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 10-2 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 5-7 against the over/under
East Carolina Pirates Injuries
12/20/15 C Deng Riak Shoulder out for season
12/20/15 F Marshall Guilmette Undisclosed out for season
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take East Carolina
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