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(12-6) Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. UCF Knights (13-3)
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM ET
Venue: CFE Arena, Orlando, Florida
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: UCF Knights -11
CBB Betting Total: 134.5
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This American Athletic Conference game features the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the UCF Knights.
The last meeting between these two teams ended in a Tulsa win. The score to this game was 70-61.
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Tulsa most recently defeated UCONN, which improved their conference record to 2-3. They will now look for their second straight conference win to improve to .500 in the AAC and back into contention for the regular season title.
Tulsa has struggled this season on offense as they are only scoring 71.4 points per game. In conference play, this number has slightly decreased to 69 points per game. The scoring leader for the Golden Hurricane is DaQuan Jeffries. Though he is only averaging 13.4 points per game. If Tulsa is going to win this game, they will someone other than Jefferies to step up and provide an ample amount of scoring.
The best part of this Tulsa defense is their ability to contest shots. Opponents are only shooting 40.4% from the field, which ranks them at 40th. They are allowing 69.4 points per game this season. In conference play, this number increases to 75.8. Clearly the defense has struggled to defend against AAC opponents, so look for the Golden Hurricane to limit open shots and force turnovers to take the ball out of the UCF play-makers.
UCF recently suffered their first conference loss to Wichita State. This loss dropped the Knights from first in the conference to tied for fourth.
The Knights are scoring an average of 75.1 points. While this is just an average number, their shooting is what separates them from many teams. From the field they are shooting the ball at 48.1%. This is quite good and ranks them at 40th. Their three point percentage is also above average at 36.8%.
The Knights defense has been the strongest part of their game as they allow just 63.9 points per game. They have also shown they can defend well as opponents are shooting just 38.9% from the field. Look for the Knights to focus on playing lock down defense and keep Tulsa under the 70 point mark.
CBB Betting Trends:
- UCF are 22-8-1 ATS in their last 31 home games.
- Home team is 13-3-1 ATS in the last 17 meetings.
- Under is 7-1 in TLSA last 8 Sat. games.
Free Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. UCF Knights NCAAB Prediction:
UCF will bounce back from their recent loss to Wichita State and take down Tulsa on their home floor.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: UCF Knights -11
The Knights will play a much better game against Tulsa and will win this game by double digits.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Tulsa 64 – UCF 76
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