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Central Florida Knights take on Owls in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Central Florida Knights hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the point spread at Liacouras Center against the Temple Owls.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Central Florida Knights in this one, their betting line was listed as 11.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Central Florida Knights vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Temple Owls battles the Central Florida Knights, currently sitting with a 11-15 mark (16-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 14-12 for the Temple Owls and 11-14 for the Central Florida Knights.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 100-rated Temple Owls and the No. 316-ranked Central Florida Knights, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Temple's No. 211-ranked offense, averaging 68.78 PPG, against a Knights defense that ranks No. 162 at 72.58 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 40.73% so far, less than the Knights marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.72% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Central Florida was run off the court by the Cougars on Wednesday as Houston routed them 88-61 at CFE Federal Credit Union Arena.

Temple suffered a 74-55 loss against Tulsa on Tuesday, getting 17 points from Obi Enechionyia in a losing effort at Reynolds Center.

Betting Trends
  • Central Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Central Florida is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Central Florida's last 8 games
  • Central Florida is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
  • Temple is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Temple is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Temple's last 6 games
  • Temple is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Central Florida home to Tulane, Wednesday, March 2nd
Temple at Memphis, Thursday, March 3rd