UCF Knights vs. South Florida Bulls: 2/17/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 17, 2021

Brandon Mahan leads the UCF Knights (6-11) into a matchup against the South Florida Bulls (7-7) after scoring 21 points in a 69-68 loss to Cincinnati. The Knights are 3-point favorites in the game on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, which tips at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup has an over/under of 129.

Betting Information

UCF vs South Florida Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UCF -3 -112 -110 129 -109 -113 -160 131

Computer Picks

Computer picks for UCF vs South Florida
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
UCF (-3) Over (129) UCF 69 South Florida 65

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Total Facts

  • In 64.7% of their opportunities this year (11 of 17 chances), the Knights and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 129 points.
  • In 10 of 14 outings (71.4%) this season, South Florida has combined with its opponents to score more than 129 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 3.9 more points per game (132.9) than this game’s total of 129 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 138.5 points per game, 9.5 more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Knights average point total in outings this year is 135.3, 6.3 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Bulls this season is 7.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Knights average just 3.2 fewer points per game (65.3) than the Bulls give up (68.5).
  • When UCF totals more than 68.5 points, it is 4-0 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • In games South Florida allows more than 65.3 points, it is 1-4 against the spread and 2-4 overall.
  • The Bulls average only 2.4 fewer points than the Knights allow their opponents to score (70).
  • South Florida has put together a 1-0 ATS record and a 4-1 overall record in games it scores more than 70 points.
  • UCF has a 2-8 record overall and an ATS record of 4-6 in games when its opponents put up more than 67.6 points.
  • The Knights have a -80-point scoring differential on the season (-4.7 per game). The Bulls have also been out-scored by opponents on average this year (-12 total points, -0.9 per game).

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UCF Betting Information

  • UCF has covered in just eight of 17 matchups this season.
  • The Knights have struggled to cover, going just 1-2 ATS when favored by at least 3 points.
  • UCF has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 8 times in 17 contests (47.1%).

South Florida Betting Information

  • The Bulls have a losing record against the spread, going 4-8 ATS (covering only 33.3% of the time).
  • The Bulls have not fared well as a 3-point underdog, going 0-3 against the spread when they are at least 3-point underdogs.
  • The Bulls and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 7 of 12 (58.3%).

Head to Head

UCF vs South Florida (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 South Florida -1 132 -113 -107 Regular Season 68-61 USF
2/1/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-48 USF
1/18/2020 UCF -3.5 123 -178 +142 Regular Season 55-54 UCF
2/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-63 UCF
2/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 78-65 UCF

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UCF Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Knights is Darius Perry, who scores 14.4 points and distributes 3.0 assists per game.
  • Mahan is the Knights best rebounder, pulling down an average of 5.3 boards in each contest while scoring 14.1 points per game.
  • Perry makes more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Knights, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a rate of 2.3 per outing.
  • Isaiah Adams is UCF’s leader in steals, averaging 1.4 steals per game, while C.J. Walker leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

South Florida Leaders

  • David Collins’ points (12.5 per game) and assists (3.6 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Bulls’ leaderboards.
  • Michael Durr is at the top of the South Florida rebounding leaderboard with 7.7 rebounds per game. He also notches 8.2 points and tacks on 0.4 assists per game.
  • Justin Brown contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Bulls. He makes 1.6 threes per game.
  • Collins (1.6 steals per game) is the steal leader for South Florida while Durr (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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