Memphis Tigers vs. UCF Knights AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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The No. 3 seed Memphis Tigers (15-7) are favored by 6.5 points in their AAC Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed UCF Knights (11-11) on Friday at Dickies Arena, starting at 10:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Memphis vs UCF Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Memphis -6.5 -110 -110 135 -110 -110 -300 240

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Point Total Insights

  • In 10 of its 22 games this season (45.5%), Memphis and its opponents have gone over the current over/under of 135.
  • 12 UCF games this season featured a total above Friday's set total of 135 (54.5%).
  • The 131.7 combined points per game that these two squads have allowed this season are 3.3 fewer than the 135 over/under in this contest.
  • The 72.1 points per game the Tigers score are only 2.7 more points than the Knights allow (69.4).
  • The Knights' 67.5 points per game are 5.2 more points than the 62.3 the Tigers allow to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    Memphis vs UCF (Last 5 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    2/3/2021 Memphis -11 137.5 -704 +493 Regular Season 75-61
    2/1/2021 Memphis -9 134 -461 +355 Regular Season 96-69
    1/29/2020 Memphis -2 139 -137 +113 Regular Season 59-57
    2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-72
    1/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-57

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    Memphis Betting Data

  • Memphis has been strong against the spread, going 13-7 on the season.
  • When favored by at least 6.5 points, the Tigers have compiled a 3-3 record ATS.
  • Memphis has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 1 of 20 games for a 5% rate.
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    Memphis Leaders

    Tigers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Boogie Ellis 14 10.5 2.0 1.4 1.1 0.4 1.9
    Lester Quinones 14 9.9 5.3 2.1 0.7 0.2 1.4
    Alex Lomax 11 5.5 2.7 4.5 1.8 0.4 0.0
    Malcolm Dandridge 13 4.0 3.2 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.0
    Damion Baugh 13 3.8 2.9 2.1 1.2 0.2 0.1

    UCF Betting Data

  • UCF has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 12-10 ATS.
  • When they are at least 6.5-point underdogs, the Knights have a record ATS of 0-1.
  • The Knights and their opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year -- 0 of 22.
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    UCF Leaders

    Knights Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Brandon Mahan 10 13.3 4.2 1.4 1.5 0.3 1.8
    Dre Fuller Jr. 11 6.5 4.8 2.8 0.8 0.4 0.5
    Avery Diggs 9 4.1 2.1 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.1
    Sean Mobley 12 2.8 2.5 1.4 0.5 0.2 0.5
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