UCF Knights vs. East Carolina Pirates AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 11, 2021

The No. 6 seed UCF Knights (10-11) and the No. 11 seed East Carolina Pirates (8-10) will look to advance in the AAC tournament on Thursday as they meet in the conference tournament at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU. UCF is listed as a 5.5-point favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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UCF vs East Carolina Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UCF -5.5 -112 -110 133.5 -113 -108 -249 199

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Point Total Insights

  • In 12 of its 21 games this season (57.1%), UCF and its opponents have gone over the current total of 133.5.
  • In eight of 18 (44.4%) East Carolina games this season, the total points scored eclipsed Thursday’s 133.5 over/under.
  • The two teams combine to average 134.3 points per game, 0.8 more than the total in this contest.
  • The Knights score just 0.5 fewer points per game (67.2) than the Pirates give up (67.7).
  • The Pirates score an average of 67.1 points per game, just 2.7 fewer points than the 69.8 the Knights allow to opponents.
  • Head to Head

    UCF vs East Carolina (Last 5 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    3/4/2021 UCF -2 134 -135 +112 Regular Season 64-60
    1/27/2021 UCF -5.5 132 -253 +205 Regular Season 71-64
    3/8/2020 UCF -8.5 137.5 -427 +319 Regular Season 94-62
    2/6/2020 UCF -3.5 135 -179 +145 Regular Season 68-64
    1/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-65

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    UCF Betting Data

  • UCF has been good against the spread this season, posting an 11-10 record.
  • The Knights have struggled to cover, going just 0-2 ATS when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • UCF and its foes have combined to reach or surpass the total in 0 of 21 games this season (0%).
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    UCF Leaders

    Knights Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Brandon Mahan 9 13.7 4.4 1.4 1.6 0.2 1.8
    Dre Fuller Jr. 10 6.6 4.6 2.7 0.9 0.3 0.5
    Sean Mobley 11 3.1 2.7 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.5
    Avery Diggs 8 3.1 2.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.1

    East Carolina Betting Data

  • East Carolina has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 4-11 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Pirates have a record ATS of 2-3.
  • In the majority of Pirates games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (1 out of 15 games, 6.7%).
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    East Carolina Leaders

    Pirates Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jayden Gardner 12 17.0 7.3 1.3 0.4 0.2 0.3
    Wynston Tabbs 6 16.2 3.7 1.5 0.7 0.0 2.2
    J.J. Miles 10 9.9 2.9 1.7 0.2 0.5 1.7
    Brandon Suggs 12 9.8 4.6 1.8 1.1 0.4 1.0
    Tristen Newton 10 9.8 4.6 4.4 1.4 0.4 1.3
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