Central Florida Knights home to Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in NCAA Basketball betting action
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs Central Florida Knights Odds
The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Knights in Central Florida at UCF Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.
Central Florida battles the Wildcats, currently sitting with a 4-6 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Knights and 0-0 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 32-ranked Knights and the No. 286-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-70 win for the Knights on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Central Florida's No. 111-ranked offense, averaging 71.5 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 253 at 70.3 PPG. The Knights field goal percentage has averaged 50.3% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.
Defensively, Bethune-Cookman features the nation's No. 188-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Central Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 180 nationally in scoring at home.
Bethune-Cookman was an 85-72 winner in their most recent outing at home against Webber College. Alex Smith scored 24 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Bethune-Cookman over Webber College, 85-72, on Saturday at Moore Gymnasium.
In their last action, Central Florida was a 90-62 winner at home against Fla Inst Tech. The battle between the Knights and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fla Inst Tech was handed a 90-62 defeat on Saturday at UCF Arena.
Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Old Dominion are 1-1
After playing Fla Inst Tech are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Wildcats at Knights trends to consider:
Central Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Bethune-Cookman
Central Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Bethune-Cookman
Central Florida is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Central Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Bethune-Cookman at Pittsburgh, Saturday, December 15
Central Florida at Old Dominion, Friday, December 14