UCF vs East Carolina: AAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 6 seed UCF Knights (10-11) are favored by  when they square off the No. 11 seed East Carolina Pirates (8-10) in the AAC Tournament Thursday at Dickies Arena, tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the AAC championship.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

UCF Betting Information

  • The Knights have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 12-9.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Knights are 1-0 against the spread this season.
  • UCF and its opponents have hit the over in 11 of 21 games this season (52.4%).
  • The Knights won 82-69 over the Pirates when they played on Sunday. Isaiah Adams scored 15 points for the Knights, while Jayden Gardner paced the Pirates with 23. The Knights covered the 2-point spread, and the game went over the 139.5 point total set for the matchup.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

UCF Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Darius Perry 17 14.6 3.5 3.4 1.3 0.2 2.4
Brandon Mahan 19 12.5 5.1 2.0 1.2 0.2 1.8
Darin Green Jr. 21 11.7 2.9 1.0 1.0 0.2 2.4
Isaiah Adams 20 9.8 4.0 1.3 1.2 0.2 1.0
C.J. Walker 19 7.3 5.0 0.9 1.0 1.7 0.1

East Carolina Betting Information

  • With a 5-11 record ATS, East Carolina has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Pirates are at least a 5.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • The Pirates and their opponents have often failed to hit the over this season, doing so in 37.5% (6) of their 16 games played.
  • The Knights took down the Pirates 82-69 when these teams played on Sunday. Adams led the Knights with 15 points, while Gardner scored 23 points to lead the Pirates. The Knights covered the 2-point spread in the matchup, and the game’s 151 total points went over the 139.5 set for the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

East Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayden Gardner 18 18.3 8.3 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.2
J.J. Miles 15 10.1 3.0 1.9 0.7 0.4 1.5
Brandon Suggs 17 9.3 4.5 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.8
Tristen Newton 16 8.4 4.3 4.1 1.3 0.3 0.9
Tremont Robinson-White 18 8.1 2.2 3.9 1.1 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • UCF’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup total (133.5 points) in 57.1% of opportunities (12 out of 21 matchups).
  • In East Carolina’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Thursday’s matchup over/under in eight out of 18 matchups (44.4%).
  • The Knights average 67.2 points per game against the Pirates’ 67.1, totaling 0.8 points over the matchup’s total of 133.5.
  • The 137.5 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 4.0 more than the 133.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Knights have seen a 137 average over/under in their games this season, 3.5 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Pirates games this season (134.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2021 UCF East Carolina -2 134 -135 +112 Regular Season 64-60 UCF
1/27/2021 UCF UCF -5.5 132 -253 +205 Regular Season 71-64 UCF
3/8/2020 UCF UCF -8.5 137.5 -427 +319 Regular Season 94-62 UCF
2/6/2020 UCF East Carolina -3.5 135 -179 +145 Regular Season 68-64 UCF
1/13/2019 N/A UCF N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-65 UCF

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