The Miami Hurricanes (1-1), 2-point favorites, will travel to CFE Federal Credit Union Arena to take on the UCF Knights (1-0). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 138.5 points and it will air on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
Miami Hurricanes at UCF Knights Betting Odds
Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Knights defeated the Prairie View A&M Panthers 73-69, while the Hurricanes beat the Florida Atlantic Owls 74-60.
Miami dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a phenomenally low turnover percentage of 7.7 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.492. For those same stats, Florida Atlantic was 17.4 and 0.394, respectively. The Knights, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.315 vs. 0.200) and had a better turnover percentage (18.4 vs. 21.2). UCF was lifted by Dazon Ingram, who put up 16 points and seven rebounds. Sam Waardenburg, meanwhile fueled Miami with nine points and 11 rebounds.
The Hurricanes have had records of 12-17 straight up (SU) and 11-17-1 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Just over half of Miami games have finished under the projected point total since last season.
The Knights, meanwhile, are 21-7 SU and 16-11 ATS since last season. Over that same time frame, UCF’s games have had a tendency to go under the O/U total (59.3 percent).
Since the 2018-19 season, a focal point for the UCF offense has been to get to and convert from the free throw line. The Knights rank 10th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.294), but Miami has been among the best in the nation at keeping opponents away from the charity stripe (ranking fifth by yielding a FTA rate of 0.163).
Miami Hurricanes vs. UCF Knights Betting Pick
Prediction: SU Winner – Ucf, ATS Winner – Miami, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Miami ranks 74th in three pointers attempted per game (24.9) while UCF ranks 285th (19.4).
- The Knights average 13.4 assists per game, which ranks 151st in the nation. The Hurricanes rank 223rd in assists allowed per game (14.1).
- The Knights rank 101st in rebounds per game (36.8) while the Hurricanes rank 264th (33.4).
- UCF ranks 31st in blocks per game (4.6) while Miami ranks 158th (3.1).