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Central Florida Knights vs East Carolina Pirates Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The Central Florida Knights will hit the floor running against the away East Carolina Pirates Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Central Florida Knights as -11.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

East Carolina Pirates vs Central Florida Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Central Florida Knights are 11-3 overall and 5-4 ATS, while the East Carolina Pirates are 9-6 and 3-5 ATS. As for the betting totals, Central Florida boasts a 5-4 on the OU, and East Carolina is 3-5.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Central Florida Knights rated this week at No. 127 and the East Carolina Pirates sitting at No. 315.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and East Carolina is ranked No. 50 in NCAA basketball at 39.73 per game. Contrast that with Central Florida's No. 1 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Central Florida is the No. 217-ranked team in the country at 6.21 per game, while East Carolina rates No. 241 at 5.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

East Carolina was run off the court by the Mustangs on Saturday as Southern Methodist routed them 75-44 at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Central Florida cruised to victory on Saturday, running Temple out of the gym and running up a 77-53 score at CFE Arena.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • East Carolina is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Central Florida
  • Central Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Central Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Central Florida is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing East Carolina
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Central Florida's last 7 games when playing East Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina at Temple, Saturday, January 7th
Central Florida at Connecticut, Sunday, January 8th