UCF vs South Florida Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: UCF Knights vs South Florida Bulls
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL
Odds/Point Spread: South Florida -2
The UCF Knights travel to Yuengling Center to play the South Florida Bulls on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has South Florida as 2 point favorites.
UCF comes into this game with an overall record of 11-9. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 68.7 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. South Florida has an overall mark of 9-12. They are averaging 62.2 points per contest and giving up 61.8, which is a point differential of 0.5.
Valuable UCF Knights Betting Trends
The UCF Knights are 10-10-0 against the spread
The UCF Knights are 7-12-1 against the over/under
Important South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 11-10-0 against the spread
The South Florida Bulls are 6-15-0 against the over/under
Key UCF Knights Injuries
12/06/19 F Yuat Alok Academics is out indefinitely
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Left Team is out for season
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
Ceasar DeJesus averages 11.1 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%. Collin Smith comes into this contest averaging 12.7 points per game while playing 26.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Laquincy Rideau averages 11.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 46%. David Collins averages 14.2 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knights allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 108th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 120th and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 247th, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 298th place in the NCAA. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in the nation. UCF averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 258th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 248th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 284th in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 140th and 128th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 169th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 61.8 points per contest, which ranks them 24th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 273rd and 276th in those defensive statistics. They rank 117th with 11.7 assists allowed per contest, and 17th with 30.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 315th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game. South Florida is 336th in the country with 62.2 points per game this year. They are 298th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.5. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 281st in the nation. They are 281st in the country in rebounding with 33.4 boards per game and 333rd in assists per contest with 10.2. The Bulls are 52nd in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Knights are 243rd in the nation in offensive rating with 98.8. In terms of pace they are 202nd in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 271st. As a team they are 267th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 196th in Division 1. UCF is 181st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
South Florida is 28th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 94, which is ranked 315th. They are 328th in D-1 in pace with 65.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 292nd. As a unit they are 314th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 149th in the country.
Who will win tonight's UCF/South Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida -2
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