UConn vs. UCF - 3/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Central Florida Knights (12-16) at Connecticut Huskies (20-10)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Gampel Pavilion)
The Line: Connecticut Huskies -16.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UCF Knights and UConn Huskies square off Sunday afternoon at the Gampel Pavilion.
The UCF Knights have not won back-to-back games since January 16-20. The UCF Knights are averaging 69.8 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 41.5 percent shooting. A.J. Davis is averaging 11.8 points and six rebounds while Adonys Henriquez is averaging 10.2 points and 1.9 assists. Daiquan Walker is dishing 3.9 assists and Tacko Fall is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The UCF Knights are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 68.4 percent from the free throw line. The Knights are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The UCF Knights have lost four of their last five road games.
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The UConn Huskies look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The UConn Huskies are averaging 72.5 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 62.7 points on 38.4 percent shooting. Shonn Miller is averaging 12.8 points and 5.5 rebounds while Rodney Purvis is averaging 12.8 points and two assists. Sterling Gibbs is dishing 2.5 assists and Daniel Hamilton is grabbing 8.7 rebounds. The UConn Huskies are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Huskies are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The UConn Huskies have won five of their last seven home games.
The Knights are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Sunday games. The Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Sunday games. The Knights are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Connecticut.
UConn isn't playing well at the moment, but UCF hasn't played well all season long and was flat out crushed by the Huskies when they met earlier in the year. With this also being the last home game for a lot of these Huskies, I expect a show and a blowout.