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Knights open as college hoops underdog vs Bearcats

Cincinnati BearcatsCentral Florida Knights
23-3February 19, 2014, 07:00 | CFE Arena10-13

The visiting Cincinnati Bearcats hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at CFE Arena against the Central Florida Knights.

The Bearcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 9-10-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Knights are 5-12 ATS. Cincinnati is 5-15 against the total, while Central Florida is 10-7 versus the number.

View Cincinnati Bearcats vs Central Florida Knights Odds and Stats.

Central Florida opened as 7.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 284-ranked Knights and the No. 26-rated Bearcats in this matchup.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 73-62 winner as they battled Houston at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 14.5-point favorite. Sean Kilpatrick went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Cincinnati over Houston, 73-62, on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena.

Central Florida was a 75-74 winner in their most recent outing on the road against South Florida. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Knights got a terrific 27-point effort from Isaiah Sykes as Central Florida defeated South Florida 75-74 on Saturday at Sun Dome.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Central Florida's No. 122-ranked scoring average of 72.35 PPG, against a Bearcats defense rated No. 5 and allowing 57.73 PPG. The Knights FG% has averaged 44.15% to date this season, more than the Bearcats shooters have managed so far (43.05% per game).

A few Bearcats at Knights trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Central Florida is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
Central Florida is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida's last 5 games
Central Florida is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Louisville, Saturday, February 22nd
Central Florida at Houston, Saturday, February 22nd