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Central Florida Knights vs Connecticut Huskies 2/26/2020 Picks, Spread and Odds
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Central Florida Knights vs Connecticut Huskies 2/26/2020 – These are both teams from the American Athletic Conference that find themselves at the bottom half of the standings. It is Central Florida Knights paying a visit to the Connecticut Huskies at the XL Center in Harford, Connecticut this Wednesday, February 26. ESPNU is the network that will feature the game live at exactly 7:00 PM Eastern Time. SofaScore is the place to catch the live streaming of the game. It is seen by NCAAB Point Spread Picks that the Huskies are the favorites to win this game.
Central Florida Knights vs Connecticut Huskies 2/26/2020
Central Florida Knights
Central Florida Knights find themselves fourth to the last in the American Athletic Conference with a record of 14-12. On the road, this team won four of their nine games. They are coming off from a heartbreaking one-point loss against the Tulane Green Wave. Their last victory was registered against the Cinncinati Bearcats by two points in overtime. In their last ten games, this team has split their wins and losses to five and five. Smith leads the team in scoring with 12.5 points along with 6.2 rebounds per game. He is getting help from DeJesus and Green who does almost 10 points a game.
Players to watch: C. Smith F (26 GP 26.6 MIN 12.5 PTS 6.2 REB 2 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 45.5 FG% 66.7 FT% 18.8 3PT%), C. DeJesus G (26 GP 26.4 MIN 9.8 PTS 1.6 REB 2.4 AST 0.7 STL 0 BLK 2.4 TO 50.2 FG% 76 FT% 37.5 3PT%), D. Green Jr. G (26 GP 23.2 MIN 9.5 PTS 1.9 REB 0.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 43.1 FG% 85.7 FT% 39.4 3PT%).
The UConn currently owns a 15-12 record and they are two places above the Central Florida Knights in the American Athletic Conference standings. At home, this team has been protecting their home court well as they won 12 of their 15 games at the XL Center. Like their opponents, they also split their last ten games to five wins and five losses. Vital is the most talented player in this team as he does 15.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.4 steals per game. Bouknight gives him the scoring support with 12.7 points along with 3.6 rebounds while Gilbert fairly contributes with 8.7 points, 3.8 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game.
Players to watch: C. Vital G (27 GP 31.9 MIN 15.1 PTS 6.4 REB 2.7 AST 2.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 37.6 FG% 91.4 FT% 32.9 3PT%), J. Bouknight G (24 GP 24.6 MIN 12.7 PTS 3.6 REB 1.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 47 FG% 80.8 FT% 37.5 3PT%), A. Gilbert G (26 GP 27.3 MIN 8.7 PTS 2.6 REB 3.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 34.4 FG% 67.1 FT% 33.3 3PT%).
Central Florida Knights vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Predictions
Central Florida Knights
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Central Florida’s last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut’s last 6 games.
Central Florida Knights vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Picks
The Knights are coming in as the huge underdogs in this game as forecasted by Online Betting. Facing the Huskies, they just don’t have much talent to boast as Vital and Bouknight are going to be matchup problems for them all day long.
Moneyline: The Knights are on the ML of +325 if they manage to pull an upset while the Huskies are at -370.
Spread: A wide nine points between both teams with the Knights are at +9 while the Huskies own the -9.
Total: A total of 133 points is predicted for both teams to reach with the Knights going over while the Huskies are under.
Score Prediction: 72-62, Huskies.