Central Florida Knights vs. Massachusetts Minutemen - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Massachusetts Minutemen (5-2) at Central Florida Knights (3-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm (CFE Federal Credit Union Arena)
The Line: Central Florida Knights -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Massachusetts Minutemen will travel to play the Central Florida Knights in a non-conference game.
The Central Florida Knights are 3-3 and are coming off of a win against Illinois-Chicago by a score of 88-58. UCF led by 22 points at halftime and cruised to the easy victory. Daiquan Walker had 21 points and 4 rebounds for UCF. Justin McBride had 14 points and 8 rebounds for UCF. UCF was out rebounded by a total of 51-37 and had 14 assists in their victory. UCF is averaging 75.8 points per game while giving up 68.7 points per game. UCF is also averaging 45.2 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game. Adonys Henriquez is averaging 11.5 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game. Tacko Fall is averaging 10.5 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game. UCF is shooting 69.7% on free throws, 32.8% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Massachusetts Minutemen are 5-2 and are coming off of a loss to Ole Miss by a score of 74-64. UMASS was winning at halftime, but gave up 43 points in the second half to lose the game. Donte Clark had 24 points and 4 assists for UMASS in the game. Seth Berger had 14 points and 3 rebounds for UMASS. UMASS was out rebounded by a total of 40-30 and had 17 assists in their defeat. UMASS is averaging 80.6 points per game while giving up 72.7 points per game. UMASS is also averaging 37.4 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. Donte Clark is averaging 17.9 points per game and 3.4 rebounds per game. Trey Davis is averaging 17.4 points per game and 3.4 assists per game. UMASS is shooting 65.5% on free throws, 39.3% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
UMASS is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. UMASS is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The over is 5-1 in the UMASS last 6 road games. UCF is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. UCF is 1-9 ATS in their last 10 Tuesday games. The under is 4-0 in UCF’s last 4 games overall.
UMASS started the season 4-0, but is only 1-2 in their last 3 games. UCF is 3-1 in their last 4 games and has scored over 87 points in their last two games. UMASS should have a rebounding advantage in this game, and I think they will win this game.