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South Florida vs. East Carolina - 2/10/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
East Carolina at South Florida
Date & Time Sunday February 10, 2019, 5:30 PM (EST)
Location
Yuengling Center
Tampa, Florida
The Line
The Line: South Florida -13 -- Over/Under:
TV Channel
ESPN3
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NCAA BB | East Carolina at South Florida
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The East Carolina Pirates and South Florida Bulls meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Yuengling Center.

The East Carolina Pirates could use a win here after losing eight of their last 10 games. The East Carolina Pirates are averaging 66.6 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 71.5 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Jayden Gardner is averaging 18 points and nine rebounds while Shawn Williams is averaging 10.9 points and 1.7 assists. Seth LeDay is the third double-digit scorer and K.J. Davis is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The East Carolina Pirates are shooting 26.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.2 percent from the free throw line. The East Carolina Pirates are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The East Carolina Pirates have lost all eight road games this season.

The South Florida Bulls look for another win to build on their four-game winning streak. The South Florida Bulls are averaging 73.3 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 40.5 percent shooting. David Collins is averaging 15 points and 2.4 assists while LaQuincy Rideau is averaging 14 points and 3.8 rebounds. Alexis Yetna is the third double-digit scorer and Justin Brown is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The South Florida Bulls are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 63.8 percent from the free throw line. The South Florida Bulls are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game. The South Florida Bulls have won nine of their last 10 home games.

The Pirates are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 14-3 ATS in their last 17 games following a ATS win and 20-7 ATS in their last 27 games overall. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in South Florida. The under is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 overall. The under is 4-0 in Pirates last 4 overall.

The South Florida Bulls just beat East Carolina by 20 points on the road a couple of weeks ago. USF has won the last two meetings against East Carolina by an average of 29 points. The East Carolina Pirates are being outscored by an average of 20.6 points in their last five games and are losing by an average of 19.1 points on the road. The South Florida Bulls are 16-6 ATS this season and are winning by an average of 9.3 points at home. This is one of those games where you just lay the big number, as there's no real reason to consider the other side. 

Pick:
South Florida -13

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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