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UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars 01/17/2021 Spread, Odds & NCAAB Previews

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UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars 01-17-2021 Spread Odds & NCAAB Previews

UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars 01/17/2021 – An American Athletic Conference play is all set to get underway as UCF Knights take on Houston Cougars from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. The Knights will hit the road in this game as they hold the ninth spot in their conference play. As for Houston, they are leading the AAC play with the top position. Houston has turned out to be a major threat to opponents and they are all set to take advantage of a weak UCF squad. The top betting websites 2021 are out with all the picks and predictions of this entertaining game.

UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars 01/17/2021

When: Sunday, January 17, 2:00 PM ET
Where: Fertitta Center, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars 01/17/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
UCF Knights +13 (-110) 128.5 o (-110) +867
Houston Cougars -13 (-110) 128.5 u (-110) -1183
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UCF Knights

The UCF Knights dropped three of their four conference games this season and they are 3-4 with their overall play. UCF Knights will need to work on their overall performance if they want to get past opponents. The Knights are above Tulane and are behind East Carolina Pirates. UCF will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. In their last game, they lost against the Temple Owls with a final score of 68-55. The Knights have plenty of space for improvement with their scoring offense.

Players to watch: B. Mahan G (GP 7 MIN 33.9 PTS 15.6 REB 5 AST 2.1 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.9 FG% 51.5 FT% 93.8 3P% 40.9), D. Green Jr. G (GP 7 MIN 35.1 PTS 13.4 REB 2.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 1.3 FG% 44.3 FT% 70 3P% 44.7), I. Adams F (GP 6 MIN 25.8 PTS 12.7 REB 4 AST 0.5 STL 2 BLK 0 TO 1.7 FG% 49.1 FT% 58.3 3P% 35.3).

Houston Cougars

Houston Cougars won five of their six conference games and are holding an impressive 10-1 overall record. The Cougars are strong and they are way ahead of Wichita State. Houston will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Their only defeat was against Tulsa with a close call when they scored 64 and gave up 65 in return. In their last outing, The Cougars took out Wichita State with a final score of 70-63.

Players to watch: Q. Grimes G (GP 11 MIN 33.8 PTS 17.7 REB 6.8 AST 2 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 FG% 37.5 FT% 88.9 3P% 34.2), M. Sasser G (GP 9 MIN 32.1 PTS 16.3 REB 2.2 AST 2 STL 1.2 BLK 0 TO 1.6 FG% 40.2 FT% 85.7 3P% 37.8), C. Mills G (GP 4 MIN 19 PTS 9.8 REB 1.3 AST 0.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0 TO 1.5 FG% 44.8 FT% 100 3P% 25).

UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions

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UCF Knights

Central Florida is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Central Florida’s last 7 games.
Central Florida is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Central Florida is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Houston.
Knights are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Houston.

Houston Cougars

Houston is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Houston is 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston’s last 9 games against Central Florida.
Houston is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.

UCF Knights vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks

A Straight Bet is out for Houston to win this game and cover the spread with ease. The chance for UCF getting past Houston is way too slim. Back the Cougars to secure an easy victory in their game.

Moneyline: +867 is the allocated Moneyline for the Knights and -1183 is the Moneyline for Houston.

Spread: +13 (-110) is the allocated spread for UCF and -13 (-110) is the spread for Houston.

Totals: The total will go over 128.5 (-110) for UCF and the same will go under for Houston.

Score Prediction: 78-57, Cougars win.