NCAA Basketball betting line favors Bulls over Knights
Central Florida Knights vs South Florida Bulls Odds
The Central Florida Knights will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulls in South Florida at Sun Dome on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Bulls currently sports a 0-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Knights are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Knights have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulls - Knights odds would favor the Bulls if the lines were set according to our power ranks. South Florida is rated No. 57 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Central Florida is at No. 76. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 2-0 win for the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Florida has the nation's No. 118-rated offensive output, at 0 PPG. The visiting Knights defense ranks No. 1 allowing on average 0 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 0% so far, almost the same as the Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 0% per game.
Defensively, Central Florida features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Central Florida was an 81-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Drexel. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Central Florida was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Drexel and falling by an 81-56 score at John A. Daskalakis Center.
South Florida was a 62-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Ohio. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. Victor Rudd Jr. scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulls to a win (they lost 62-56 to Ohio at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday).
Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Alabama State are 1-0
After a loss are 8-2
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After a loss are 9-1
A few Knights at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Florida's last 5 games on the road
Central Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Central Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Central Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against South Florida
South Florida is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Central Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Florida's last 6 games at home
South Florida is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Central Florida
South Florida is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Central Florida home to Alabama State, Tuesday, November 13
South Florida home to MD-Eastern Shore, Friday, November 16