9 p.m. ET – UCF (-3) at East Carolina O/U: 134.5
|Teams||Spread||Money Line||Total Points|
|Central Florida||-3 (-110)||-160||O 134½ (-110)|
|East Carolina||+3 (-110)||+135||U 134½ (-110)|
The 9-11 Knights travel to Greenville, North Carolina to take on the 8-8 Pirates on Thursday night. Central Florida has won three games in a row, most recently defeating Tulsa on Tuesday night, 73-69. East Carolina has not played a game since Feb. 8 when they lost to SMU at home 71-56.
These two teams met earlier this season on January 27th, where the Knights picked up a 71-64 win in Orlando. Central Florida is led by guard Darrius Perry, who leads the team with 14.7 points per game. Perry had 13 points on 4-of-11 shooting from the field in the previous matchup against the Pirates.
East Carolina is led by forward Jayden Garden, who leads the American Athletic Conference with 18.1 points per game. Garden had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the first matchup against the Knights. Gardner has scored over 21 points in each of his past five games, averaging 10.2 rebounds in that stretch.
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