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South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights 3/12/2020 Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

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South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights 3/12/2020 Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights 3/12/2020 –The South Florida Bulls and Central Florida Knights are set to clash in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament and the winner of this game will earn the right to battle the division leader Cincinnati Bearcats in the quarter-finals. This game will happen at the Dickies Arena in Forth Worth Texas. It’s all happening on Thursday, March 12 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time. ESPNU will be putting the game live on television. SofaScore will have the same feed brought to online live streaming. This promises to be a close match and How To Bet On Basketball Games see the Central Florida Knights with a slight disadvantage against the South Florida Bulls.

South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights 3/12/2020

When: Thursday, March 12, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights 3/12/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
South Florida Bulls -1 (-110) 127 o (-110) -109
Central Florida Knights +1 (-110) 127 u (-110) -109
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South Florida Bulls

South Florida Bulls finished the NCAA season with a record of 14-17 and in their conference, they clinched the ninth spot in the American Athletic Conference with a record of 7-11. Collins and Rideau had been the leaders for this team all season long and they are expected to bring their best performance against the UCF Knights. Collins does 13.7 points, 4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 steals while Rideau does 12.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 2.5 steals. Brown is their third option and if he comes up big, they could advance to the next round as he gives the team with 9.1 points and 5.4 rebounds.

Players to watch: 

D. Collins G (30 GP 32.6 MIN 13.7 PTS 4 REB 1.8 AST 1.8 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 39.9 FG% 65.3 FT% 25.8 3PT%), L. Rideau G (31 GP 32.5 MIN 12.6 PTS 4.4 REB 4.2 AST 2.5 STL 0.2 BLK 3.2 TO 37.4 FG% 56.2 FT% 29.5 3PT%), J. Brown F (31 GP 28.5 MIN 9.1 PTS 5.4 REB 0.5 AST 0.5 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 38.7 FG% 86.3 FT% 33.5 3PT%).

Central Florida Knights

The UCF Knights clinched the eighth seed in the American Athletic Conference with a record of 7-11 and they finished the NCAA season with a record of 16-14. Smith is the best scorer for the team as he does 12.6 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game while Green helps out with 10.1 points and shoots 41.7% from the three-point arc. DeJesus is also a good contributor for the team as he does 9.5 points and 2.4 assists per game. In order to get to the next round, much is needed for their role players to step up and give Smith and Green some breathing against the Central Florida Knights.

Players to watch: 

C. Smith F (30 GP 26.3 MIN 12.6 PTS 6.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.6 BLK 2.6 TO 46.3 FG% 67.7 FT% 18.8 3PT%), D. Green Jr. G (30 GP 23.9 MIN 10.1 PTS 1.9 REB 0.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 44.9 FG% 83.3 FT% 41.7 3PT%), C. DeJesus G (30 GP 26.3 MIN 9.5 PTS 1.4 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 2.5 TO 50.4 FG% 75.4 FT% 37.2 3PT%).

South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights Betting Predictions

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South Florida Bulls

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of South Florida’s last 16 games.
South Florida is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games against Central Florida.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of South Florida’s last 16 games in the American Athletic Conference conference.
Bulls are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played in March.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Florida’s last 5 games played on a Thursday.

Central Florida Knights

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida’s last 6 games against South Florida.
Central Florida is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in March.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Florida’s last 5 games played on a Thursday.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida’s last 6 games in the American Athletic Conference conference.

South Florida Bulls vs Central Florida Knights Betting Picks

The South Florida Bulls may have a worse record compared to their opponents but with them prevailing in their season matchups, they are given the slight upper hand by Sports Book to win this game against the Central Florida Knights.

Moneyline: The Bulls and the Knights are both given the ML of -109 for this matchup.

Spread: It is just a very thin one point across the spread in this conference tournament match. The Bulls own -1 while the Knights are at +1.

Total: The predicted total for this game is 127 points as the Bulls will go over and the Knights are the team under.

Score Prediction: 64-62, South Florida wins.