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BYU vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament

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BYU vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big 12 Tournament

The No. 5 seed BYU Cougars (22-9, 10-8 Big 12) are squaring off against the No. 12 seed UCF Knights (17-14, 7-11 Big 12) in the Big 12 tournament on Wednesday at T-Mobile Center, at 12:30 PM ET airing on ESPN2.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

BYU vs. UCF Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arena: T-Mobile Center

BYU vs. UCF Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: BYU win (69.4%)

BYU is a 5.5-point favorite over UCF on Wednesday and the over/under is set at 144.5 points. Here are a few betting trends and insights before you decide to wager on the outing.

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BYU vs. UCF: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • BYU is 19-12-0 ATS this season.
  • UCF has won 19 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • BYU (14-6) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 5.5 points or more this season (70%) than UCF (8-2) does as a 5.5+-point underdog (80%).
  • The Cougars have a better record against the spread when playing at home (13-5-0) than they do on the road (3-7-0).
  • The Knights have been better against the spread at home (12-6-0) than on the road (6-4-0) this season.
  • BYU has eight wins against the spread in 18 conference games this season.
  • UCF has 13 wins against the spread in 19 Big 12 games this season.

BYU vs. UCF: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • BYU has won in 19, or 86.4%, of the 22 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This year, the Cougars have won 15 of 16 games when listed as at least -250 or better on the moneyline.
  • UCF has compiled a 6-10 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 37.5% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +202 or longer, the Knights have a 4-6 record (winning 40% of their games).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies BYU has a 71.4% chance of walking away with the win.

BYU vs. UCF Head-to-Head Comparison

  • BYU is outscoring opponents by 12.7 points per game with a +394 scoring differential overall. It puts up 82.2 points per game (20th in college basketball) and gives up 69.5 per contest (100th in college basketball).
  • Jaxson Robinson's 13.9 points per game lead BYU and rank 405th in college basketball.
  • UCF outscores opponents by 4.7 points per game (posting 71.5 points per game, 240th in college basketball, and conceding 66.8 per outing, 45th in college basketball) and has a +144 scoring differential.
  • Jaylin Sellers' 15.7 points per game leads UCF and ranks 212th in the country.
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by 6.7 boards on average. They collect 39.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 19th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 33.2 per contest.
  • Spencer Johnson paces the team with 5.9 rebounds per game (365th in college basketball play).
  • The Knights win the rebound battle by an average of 3.2 boards. They are collecting 37.7 rebounds per game (70th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 34.5.
  • Ibrahima Diallo paces the team with 5.8 rebounds per game (387th in college basketball).
  • BYU ranks 20th in college basketball by averaging 104.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 52nd in college basketball, allowing 88.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Knights score 91.5 points per 100 possessions (260th in college basketball), while conceding 85.5 points per 100 possessions (17th in college basketball).

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