Memphis Tigers vs. UCF Knights 2/3/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 3, 2021

The Memphis Tigers (10-6) host the UCF Knights (4-8) after winning four home games in a row. The Tigers are heavy favorites by 10.5 points in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. The over/under in the matchup is set at 136.5.

Betting Information

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 -10.5 -110 -110 136.5 -109 -113 -670 462

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Memphis vs UCF
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
UCF (+10.5) Over (136.5) Memphis 74 UCF 64

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Total Facts

  • The Tigers and their opponents have combined to score more than 136.5 points in 50% of their outings this season (eight of 16 opportunities).
  • UCF has combined with its opponents to score at least 136.5 points in six of 12 opportunities (50%) this season.
  • These teams average a combined 139.8 points per game, 3.3 more points than the total of 136.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 0.1 fewer points per game (136.4) than this matchup’s total of 136.5 points.
  • The average point total for Tigers games this year is 0.3 fewer points than the over/under of 136.5 in this matchup.
  • Knights games this year have averaged an over/under of 140.1 points, 3.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 72.9 points per game the Tigers average are just 0.3 fewer points than the Knights allow (73.2).
  • Memphis is 7-0 overall and 4-0 against the spread when scoring more than 73.2 points.
  • UCF has put together a 2-4 record against the spread and a 1-5 record overall when allowing more than 72.9 points.
  • The Knights’ 66.9 points per game are just 3.7 more points than the 63.2 the Tigers give up.
  • UCF is 4-0 against the spread and 3-3 overall when it scores more than 63.2 points.
  • Memphis is 3-4 against the spread and 4-4 overall when it allows its opponents to put up more than 66.9 points.
  • The Tigers have totaled 155 more points than their opponents this season (9.7 per game on average), while the Knights have been out-scored by 75 total points (6.3 per game average differential).

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Memphis Betting Information

  • Memphis has struggled against the spread, going 7-8 on the year.
  • When favored by at least 10.5 points, the Tigers have put together a 1-1 record ATS.
  • The Tigers have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 3 of 15 contests this season, a rate of 20%

UCF Betting Information

  • UCF has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 5-7 ATS.
  • The Knights and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 7 of 12 (58.3%).

Head to Head

Memphis vs UCF (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2021 Memphis -9 134 -461 +355 Regular Season 96-69 MEM
1/29/2020 Memphis -2 139 -137 +113 Regular Season 59-57 MEM
2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-72 UCF
1/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-57 MEM

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Memphis Leaders

  • The Tigers scoring leader is Landers Nolley II, who averages 13.6 per contest to go with 3.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Moussa Cisse leads Memphis in rebounding, averaging 7.4 per game, while Alex Lomax leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.3 in each contest.
  • Nolley leads the Tigers in three-point shooting with an average of 2.7 made threes per game.
  • The Memphis steals leader is DeAndre Williams, who averages 2.2 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Cisse, who compiles 2.0 rejections per contest.

UCF Leaders

  • Brandon Mahan averages 14.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game for the Knights, making him the top scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • The Knights’ top assist machine is Darius Perry with a stat line of 2.8 assists, 11.6 points, and 2.4 rebounds per game.
  • Darin Green Jr. leads his teammates on the Knights with 2.3 made threes per contest.
  • The Knights’ leader in steals is Isaiah Adams with 1.8 per game, and C.J. Walker is their leader in blocks with 1.3 per game.
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