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Knights vs Bulls Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

The UCF Knights travel to take on the South Florida Bulls, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 7:00 PM ET and will be televised on ESN2. The odds for this week 13 American Athletic matchup have the Knights as the -19.5 point favorite on the spread. The over-under point total is currently set at 69.

Knights vs Bulls Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: UCF Knights at South Florida Bulls
  • Where: Tampa at Raymond James Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • UCF -19.5, UCF -1113 | SFL +659 O/U 69

Knights Preview:

As the Knights travel to take on the South Florida Bulls, they have an overall record of 8-3. This includes going 5-2 in American Athletic action.

In their previous game, the Knights fell to Navy at home by a score of 17-14. UCF also picked up an ATS loss, as they were 15.0 point favorites entering the game. With their 31 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 53.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 248 yards, with 248 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 75th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, UCF is ranked 110th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 0 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the UCF offense is averaging 33.91. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a South Florida defense ranked 130th in EPA. This season, the UCF offense has turned to the run at a below average rate. But, this week they have an opportunity to move the ball on the ground as South Florida has struggled up front. For the year, the Knights are averaging 234.0 yards per gameon the ground. Heading into the game, the Knights will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 246.55 yards places them 68th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 118th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.82).

Bulls Preview:

As the Bulls travel to take on the UCF Knights, they have an overall record of 1-10. This includes going 0-7 in American Athletic action.

In their last game, South Florida fell to Tulsa by a score of 48-42, but they were able to cover the spread as 13.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 90 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 57.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 573 yards, with 271 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 188th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, South Florida is ranked 183rd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 302 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the South Florida offense is averaging 27.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a UCF defense ranked 52nd in EPA. Look for the Bulls offense to struggle on the ground, as they are facing a UCF defense that is tough up front. This season, the Knights are averaging 187.55 yards per game and have a below average rush rate compared to other teams. Heading into the game, the Bulls will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 197.73 yards places them 141st in the NCAA. So far, they are the 158th ranked team in attempts per contest (27.82).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Knights have an ATS record of 6-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 3-7-0. Across their last 5 road contests, UCF has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1-0. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1-0, while averaging 31.0 points per game.

In terms of betting, the Bulls have an ATS record of 4-6-0. Their current over-under record sits at 7-3-0. In their last 5 games at home, the Bulls have a straight up record of 1-4-0 while going 0-5-0 vs the spread. The team averaged 29.0 points per game in this stretch.

Knights vs Bulls Pick

Free Spread Prediction: UCF Knights -19.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 69

 


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