|Game||Central Florida Knights vs Memphis Tigers|
|Date & Time||Wednesday January 29, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Addition Financial Arena Knights Plaza, University Park, Orange County, Florida, 32826, USA
MEM -2 Total 138
On Wednesday, the Memphis Tigers visit Addition Financial Arena in Orlando, Florida to face the Central Florida Knights (UCF) in an American Athletic Conference tilt. Memphis fell to 14-5 overall and 3-3 in the AAC following its 74-70 loss to the SMU Mustangs on Saturday. The Tigers have lost two straight following their embarrassing 80-40 upset loss at the hands of Tulsa.
Precious Achiuwa is the leading scorer and rebounder for Memphis with averages of 15.1 points and 10.1 rebounds per game, while Alex Lomax leads the Tigers in assists with an average of 4.7 per game. DJ Jeffries is the second-leading scorer with an average of 11.4 points per game and one of three players for Memphis averaging double figures in scoring.
UCF fell to 11-8 overall and 2-5 in AAC following its 87-79 loss to the Wichita State Shockers on Saturday. Darren Green Jr. led the Knights in the loss with 18 points, while Caesar DeJesus and Tony Johnson Jr. each scored 16 points. The Knights were held off by strong free throw shooting late by Wichita State, as the Shockers hit 10 of their last 12 from the charity stripe.
Collin Smith is the leading scorer for the Knights with an average of 12.6 points per game, while Dazon Ingram is the leading rebounder and leader in assists with averages of 7.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. Ceasar DeJesus is the second-leading scorer with an average of 11.0 points per game and just one of two plays for UCF averaging double-figures in scoring.
Recent Betting Trends
- Memphis is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
- The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Tigers last 6
- UCF is 3-2 ATS in its last 5
- The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Knights last 4
UCF is having a disappointing season, but the Knights have won two of their last three straight up and against the spread, with the only loss to Wichita State but the Knights covered as 11.5-point dogs. Memphis has failed to cover five of its last seven overall and the Tigers have lost each of their last two straight up including a 40-point set back against the SMU Mustangs. Final Score Prediction, Memphis Tigers win but fall short ATS 66-65.