Central Florida vs East Carolina Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The UCF Knights (6-2) visit Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium to take on the East Carolina Pirates (6-3) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT in Greenville.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Central Florida vs. East Carolina is total points.

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Central Florida vs. East Carolina Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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Central Florida vs East Carolina Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts UCF will win this game with 59.0% confidence.

Central Florida vs East Carolina Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts East Carolina will cover the spread with 77.6% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Central Florida and East Carolina, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Central Florida Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Central Florida players for Week 8, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Isaiah Bowser has hit the Rushing Yards Under in 3 of his last 4 games (+1.80 Units / 38% ROI)
  • UCF has hit the Moneyline in 8 of their last 10 games (+5.85 Units / 10% ROI)
  • UCF has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 9 of their last 12 games (+5.70 Units / 43% ROI)
  • UCF has hit the 1H Moneyline in 8 of their last 11 games (+4.55 Units / 10% ROI)
  • UCF has hit the Game Total Over in 5 of their last 6 away games (+3.90 Units / 59% ROI)
  • UCF has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 4 of their last 6 away games (+1.85 Units / 27% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 9 of their last 16 games (+5.70 Units / 23% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 6 of their last 7 games at home (+4.85 Units / 61% ROI)
  • East Carolina have covered the Spread in 10 of their last 15 games (+4.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the Team Total Over in 7 of their last 10 games (+3.55 Units / 30% ROI)
  • East Carolina have covered the 1Q Spread in 10 of their last 16 games (+3.10 Units / 16% ROI)
  • Central Florida Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Central Florida has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Central Florida is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Central Florida is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Central Florida is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    East Carolina Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    East Carolina has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • East Carolina is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • East Carolina is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • East Carolina is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Central Florida Offensive Stats & Trends

    UCF QBs have averaged 49.2 rushing yards per game (246/5) in the 2nd half this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 12.3

    UCF QBs have rushed for 7 TDs in the 1st quarter since last season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

    UCF QBs have rushed for 482 yards this season– 2nd most among FBS Teams

    UCF QBs have averaged 96.4 rushing yards per game (482/5) this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 24.4

    UCF QBs have rushed for 7 TDs this season– tied for 4th most among FBS Teams

    East Carolina Offensive Stats & Trends

    East Carolina RBs have averaged 8.6 Yards per Carry (406 yards/47 carries) in the 4th quarter this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 5.1

    East Carolina TEs have averaged 7.0 receptions per game (42/6) this season– tied for 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 3.2

    East Carolina WRs have picked up first downs on 26 receptions on 3rd down this season– most among FBS Teams

    East Carolina TEs have 14 receptions in the 4th quarter this season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

    East Carolina TEs have 8 receptions in the Red Zone this season– tied for 3rd most among FBS Teams

    UCF Knights Defensive Stats & Trends

    UCF opponents has averaged 42.7 Passing Attempts per TD (641 Pass Attempts/15 Passing TDs) since last season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 18.5

    UCF opponents has averaged 58.7 Passing Attempts per TD (176 Pass Attempts/3 Passing TDs) this season– best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 18.6

    UCF opponents has averaged 7.3 Passing Attempts per TD (66 Pass Attempts/9 Passing TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.8

    UCF opponents has averaged 42.7 Passing Attempts per TD (641 Pass Attempts/15 Passing TDs) since last season– 3rd best in FBS; Average: 19.9

    UCF has allowed 15 touchdowns on 359 completions (23.9 Completions Per TD) since last season– tied for 3rd best in FBS; Average: 12.1

    East Carolina Pirates Defensive Stats & Trends

    East Carolina defense has allowed 31 completions for 20 or more yards this season– 2nd fewest among Non-Power 5 Teams

    East Carolina has allowed 31 receptions for 20+ yards this season– 2nd fewest among Non-Power 5 Teams

    East Carolina has allowed 31 receptions for 20+ yards this season– 3rd fewest in FBS

    East Carolina defense has allowed 31 completions for 20 or more yards this season– 3rd fewest in FBS

    East Carolina’s opponents has attempted two-point conversions on 11% of PATs since last season– tied for 3rd highest among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 4%


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