Memphis Tigers battle vs Central Florida Knights highlights college basketball odds menu
Central Florida Knights vs Memphis Tigers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Memphis vs Central Florida battle Wednesday at FedExForum as the Tigers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Tigers currently sports a 20-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-12 ATS. The Knights are 17-6 and 10-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tigers produce a 13-4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Knights have gone 6-6 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 37-rated Tigers and the No. 62-ranked Knights, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 79-75 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Memphis's No. 40-ranked offense, averaging 74.3 PPG, against a Knights defense that ranks No. 138 at 64.8 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 47.4% so far, more than the Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.2% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Florida owns the country's No. 195-rated mark, allowing 70.6 points per game on the highway. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 94 in scoring at home.
Central Florida was an 83-73 winner in their most recent outing at home against East Carolina. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Central Florida got 20 points and 16 rebounds from Isaiah Sykes en route to an 83-73 victory over East Carolina on Saturday at UCF Arena.
In their last action, Memphis was an 89-76 winner on the road against Southern Miss. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers got a terrific 25-point effort from Geron Johnson as Memphis defeated Southern Miss 89-76 on Saturday at Reed Green Coliseum.
Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas El Paso are 3-5
After playing East Carolina are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Marshall are 9-1
After playing Southern Miss are 10-0
After a win are 10-0
A few Knights at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Florida's last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Central Florida is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Central Florida is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Central Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Central Florida
Memphis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Memphis is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Central Florida
Central Florida at Texas El Paso, Saturday, February 16
Memphis at Marshall, Saturday, February 16