Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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The UCF Knights travel to FedExForum to play the Memphis Tigers on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Memphis as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 151.5.
The Knights come into this game with an overall record of 11-12 and a road record of 4-6. They are 14-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-14. The Tigers have an overall record of 14-11 and a home record of 12-5. They have an over/under record of 12-10 and they are 8-14 against the spread.
A.J. Davis comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Knights. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Adonys Henriquez averages 10.1 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for UCF. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Shaq Goodwin averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 73%. Dedric Lawson averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
UCF averages 71.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 203rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 118th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 215th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 52nd and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 308th with 14.3 per game. The Knights allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 165th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 64th and 40th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 198th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest which puts them in 291st place in the country. They force 9.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 348th in the Division 1.
Memphis averages 77.6 points per game this year which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 304th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 280th in the nation. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 7th and 78th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 138th with 12.5 per game. The Tigers allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 156th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 22nd and 68th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.9 rebounds a game which ranks 303rd and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 96th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in college basketball.
The Knights average 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 56.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -14.7 per contest. The Knights have an offensive rating of 103.2 and they assist on 51.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. UCF turns the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.6%. The Knights give up 76.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 75.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 80 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.7 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 103.2 and 57.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Memphis turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.8%. The Tigers give up 65.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 14-7 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 7-14 against the over/under
Memphis Tigers Betting Trends
The Memphis Tigers are 8-14 against the spread
The Memphis Tigers are 12-10 against the over/under
UCF Knights Injuries
11/27/15 G B.J. Taylor Foot out for season
02/04/16 G Adonys Henriquez Knee out indefinitely
Memphis Tigers Injuries
12/04/15 G Raquan Mitchell Personal has left team
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