Planning on watching today’s 49ers and Bulls game? Catch the action at Yuengling Center in Tampa, FL, as the Bulls hosts this showdown at 9:00 ET on ESPNU. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 135 points, and South Florida is favored by -2 to win at home against Charlotte.
CHARLOTTE 49ERS VS SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: South Florida Bulls -2
This game will be played at Yuengling Center at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.
WHY BET THE SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Bulls.
- Not only will South Florida pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 135 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Is A Road Victory Likely for Underdog Charlotte?
Charlotte enters this game as a 2-point underdog, and they have gone 3-5 in games when they are the underdog this season. The 49ers have won eight straight games, and they are 14-7 overall.
On the road, Charlotte has gone 4-6 this season, and their average scoring margin is -4.4 points per game. Over their last three games on the road, they have gone 3-0.
As the underdog, Charlotte has gone 4-4 vs. the spread this season and is 13-6-1 overall. On the road, the 49ers have an ATS mark of 4-5-1 and are 2-0-1 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Charlotte has an ATS record of 6-4.
Today’s over/under line of 135 for the Charlotte 49ers matchup with South Florida is right in line with their season average of 134.3. So far this year, their over/under record sits at 8-10-2. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points and their over/under record during that stretch is 2-1.
In their latest game, Charlotte offense put up 67 points against East Carolina. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.3% and made 4 threes. In terms of offense, the 49ers have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 173rd in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 342nd in percentage and 292nd in three-pointers made.
The 49ers’ defense is presently ranked 21st nationally, allowing an average of 64.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. East Carolina, the Pirates finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 52 points vs. Charlotte.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Bulls?
South Florida is favored by 2 points at home against Charlotte. The Bulls have been great at home this season, going 11-2 with an average scoring margin of +10.8 points per game. They have won nine straight games at home and are 9-1 in their last 10.
Overall, South Florida is 15-5 and has won seven straight games. They are 8-1 in American Athletic Conference play and have gone 7-4 in non-conference action. So far, they have been favored in 13 games and have gone 11-2 in those contests.
South Florida has been a strong bet at home this season, going 9-3-1 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bulls are 7-2-1 vs. the spread.
South Florida’s over/under record for the season is 6-14 and today’s line of 135 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (147.2). So far, 18 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s total. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points.
Against North Texas, the South Florida had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 75.5 points per game. They scored 60 points and posted a field goal percentage of 41.7% in the game. Chris Youngblood is leading the team in scoring at 14.6 points per contest. Selton Miguel has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.2 going into the game.
Currently, the Bulls’ defense holds the 96th rank in the nation, allowing 69.0 points per game. Against North Texas in their most recent game, the South Florida defense gave up a total of 55 points while allowing North Texas to hit 39% of their shots.