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Central Florida Knights Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Cincinnati Bearcats

The Central Florida Knights will look to improve on a 18-10 record on Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bearcats in NCAA basketball betting odds action at CFE Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Central Florida Knights betting line as 5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Central Florida Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Central Florida Knights sport a record of 18-10 and 12-11 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Cincinnati Bearcats have 25-3 and 13-12-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-11 for the Central Florida Knights and 13-12-1 for the Cincinnati Bearcats.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Central Florida Knights at No. 177 and the Cincinnati Bearcats at No. 6 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Central Florida has the nation's No. 232-rated offensive output, at 67.71 PPG. The visiting Cincinnati Bearcats defense ranks No. 8 allowing on average 61.36 PPG. The Knights FG% has averaged 43.72% so far, less than the Central Florida Bearcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.97% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bearcats got 16 points from Kyle Washington as Cincinnati ran past Memphis 87-74 on Thursday at Fifth Third Arena.

B.J. Taylor scored 19 points leading the Knights to a 71-69 victory over Temple at Liacouras Center on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Central Florida is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Central Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Central Florida's last 6 games
  • Central Florida is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Houston, Thursday, March 2nd
Central Florida at South Florida, Thursday, March 2nd