The 49ers and Knights are set to face off at 8:30 ET on None. The Knights will host the game at Flagler Gymnasium in St. Augustine, FL. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 127.5 points, and the Knights are favored to win at home against the 49ers.
CHARLOTTE 49ERS VS UCF KNIGHTS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UCF Knights -4
This game will be played at Flagler Gymnasium at 8:30 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE UCF KNIGHTS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Knights.
- Not only will UCF pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 127.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will the 49ers Find a Way to Win on the Road?
Today’s game against UCF will showcase a Charlotte team that currently holds a 3-1 record. Including last year, Charlotte has a record of 1-2 in their previous three road games. Before today’s game, Charlotte has a 3-1 ATS record. On the road this season, Charlotte is 1-1 ATS, and in their last ten road games, they are 4-6 ATS.
Charlotte’s games have, on average, featured 115.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3-1. Their average over/under line is currently 133.8 points so far. When assessing the 49ers’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-2-1, with their games averaging 58 points per game.
Most recently, the Charlotte offense finished with just 54 points vs. George Mason. For the game, they hit 4/14 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 37%. The team’s scoring leader is Igor Milicic Jr., who holds an average of 13 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Lu’Cye Patterson is averaging 12.5 points per game this season.
The 49ers’ defense is presently ranked 6th nationally, allowing an average of 54.2 points per contest. In today’s game, the Charlotte defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 49 points.
Will the Knights Win at Flagler Gymnasium?
Heading into their 5th game of the season, UCF currently holds a record of 3-1. Looking at their previous three home games, which includes last year, UCF has gone 1-2. As of now, UCF holds a 2-2 record against the spread heading into today’s game. When playing at home, UCF has been successful vs. the spread, going 2-0 this season and 5-5 in their last ten home games.
UCF comes in with an over/under record of 3-1-0 through four games, with their games averaging a combined 146.5 points per game so far. Looking at the Knights’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 77 points per game.
The UCF offense is coming off a game where they scored 83 points against South Dakota State. They posted a field goal percentage of 49.2% and connected on 7 threes. Jaylin Sellers is leading the team in scoring at 20 points per contest. Darius Johnson has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 10.5 going into the game.
Currently, the Knights’ defense holds the 82nd rank in the nation, allowing 68.5 points per game. UCF’s three-point defense is currently 52nd in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.8% of their shots vs. UCF.