South Florida at UCF NCAA Basketball Tips 2/13/2019
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
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The South Florida Bulls travel to CFE Arena to play the UCF Knights on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has UCF as 8 point favorites.
South Florida heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.6 as they are averaging 73.2 points per contest while giving up 65.6 per game. UCF has an overall mark of 17-5. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 17-6-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 10-13-0 against the over/under
Important UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 11-10-1 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 11-10-1 against the over/under
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/09/18 F Madut Akec Stress Fracture is out indefinitely
Key UCF Knights Injuries
No key injuries to report
Laquincy Rideau averages 13.9 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 57%. David Collins comes into this contest averaging 15.2 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Aubrey Dawkins averages 15.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 79%. B.J. Taylor averages 16.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.0 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 43rd and 57th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 46th, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the NCAA. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 337th in the nation. South Florida averages 73.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 166th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 217th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 194th in D-1. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 35th and 159th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 17.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 29th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 17th and 70th in those defensive statistics. They rank 158th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest, and 214th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Knights are 129th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.8 per game. UCF is 168th in the country with 73.2 points per game this year. They are 72nd in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 162nd in the nation. They are 109th in the country in rebounding with 36.8 boards per game and 191st in assists per contest with 13.4. The Knights are 300th in turnovers per game with 11.6.
The Bulls are 231st in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 142nd in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 239th. As a team they are 225th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 242nd in Division 1. South Florida is 19th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.8 times per 100 possessions.
UCF is 282nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Knights have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 96th. They are 279th in D-1 in pace with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 99th. As a unit they are 120th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 234th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/UCF college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take UCF -8
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