South Florida Bulls at Charlotte 49ers ATS Prediction


The Charlotte 49ers (2-5) will be at home in Dale F. Halton Arena when they challenge the South Florida Bulls (6-2). Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

South Florida Bulls vs. Charlotte 49ers Betting Odds

In their last outing, the 49ers fell to the Chattanooga Mocs, 80-69, while the Bulls beat the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, 80-63.

South Florida played a perfect game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.651 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.5. Alabama A&M recorded marks of 0.510 and 31.3, respectively, for those same stats. Charlotte, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (17-23; 73.9 percent). Jon Davis was a key piece for Charlotte with 31 points. Laquincy Rideau had a good outing for South Florida, recording eight points, 10 assists and five rebounds.

The Bulls won the sole game between these two teams last year, 78-76. South Florida had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (35.3 vs. 23.7). Charlotte, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.200 vs. 0.127).

The aggressive Charlotte offense might be living from the foul line in this matchup. The 49ers rank 50th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.278, while South Florida ranks 158th in FTA rate allowed (0.226) dating back to the 2017-18 season.

South Florida Bulls vs. Charlotte 49ers Betting Pick

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Charlotte, ATS Winner – South Florida, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • South Florida averages 5.9 steals per game, which ranks 172nd in the country. Charlotte ranks 233rd in steals allowed per game (7.4).
  • The 49ers rank 251st in three pointers attempted per game (19.4) while the Bulls rank 273rd (18.4).
  • The Bulls rank 216th in assists per game (12.5) while the 49ers rank 275th (10.7).
  • South Florida ranks 221st in rebounds per game (34.3) while Charlotte ranks 256th (33.6).