Central Florida Knights vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Preview
Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Central Florida Knights Odds
The visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at UCF Arena against the Central Florida Knights.
Supporters of the Golden Eagles have watched them go 18-4 and 12-7 ATS on the year, while the Knights are at 15-6 and 8-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Knights are 5-5, while the Golden Eagles have a 6-9 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Knights sit at No. 74 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Eagles sit at No. 20 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Eagles will win this game 83-74.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Central Florida's No. 98-rated squad against Southern Miss's No. 167-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Central Florida rates No. 118 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 108 nationally with 6.8 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Southern Miss owns the country's No. 31-rated mark, allowing 61.6 points per game on the highway. Central Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 169 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Southern Miss was a 79-75 winner on the road against UAB. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Neil Watson scored 24 points leading the Golden Eagles to a 79-75 victory over UAB at Bartow Arena on Saturday.
Central Florida lost its last outing, a 75-71 result against Marshall on February 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 1-point underdog. Central Florida got 24 points from Keith Clanton but lost anyway, 75-71, to Marshall on Saturday at Cam Henderson Center.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Memphis are 6-4
After playing UAB are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing East Carolina are 2-8
After playing Marshall are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
A few Golden Eagles at Knights trends to consider:
Southern Miss is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 5 games on the road
Southern Miss is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 6 games when playing on the road against Central Florida
Central Florida is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Florida's last 6 games
Central Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida's last 5 games when playing Southern Miss
Southern Miss home to Memphis, Saturday, February 9
Central Florida home to East Carolina, Saturday, February 9