Memphis vs. Central Florida - 2/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Florida Knights (11-12) at Memphis Tigers (14-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 7:00 pm (FedExForum)
The Line: Memphis Tigers -11.5 -- Over/Under: 151.5 See the Latest Odds
The Memphis Tigers and the Central Florida Knights face off on Wednesday in AAC college basketball action.
The Memphis Tigers are 14-11 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Memphis is averaging 77.6 points per game and they are shooting 40.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 39.6 percent. Shaq Goodwin leads the Tigers averaging 15.4 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Dedric Lawson is averaging 15 points and 9.3 rebounds, Ricky Tarrant Jr. is averaging 12.2 points, and Trashon Burrell is averaging 10.1 points and 6.6 rebounds. Memphis is 12-5 at home and 5-7 in AAC play.
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The Central Florida Knights are 11-12 this season and they have lost six of their last seven games. UCF is averaging 71.1 points per game and they are shooting 44.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. A.J. Davis leads the Knights averaging 12.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. Adonys Henriquez is averaging 10.1 points, Matt Williams is averaging 8.4 points, and Daiquan Walker is averaging 8.0 points. Central Florida is 4-6 on the road and 5-7 in AAC play.
Memphis is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games, and 1-4 against the spread after allowing more than 90 points in their previous game. Central Florida is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 road games, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, and 1-4 against the spread following a loss. The road team has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two teams.
This is a ton of points and I will take them with UCF.