maine vs south fl ncaab prediction

NCAAB Maine Black vs South Florida Prediction 11/22/2023

The Maine Black Bears (2-3) travel to face off against the South Florida Bulls (2-1) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Yuengling Center in Tampa and televised on ESPN+. South Florida is coming off a win in their previous game, while Maine is looking to get back on track from a loss to the North Florida. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Maine Black Bears vs South Florida Bulls

The Maine Black Bears Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Today’s game against South Florida will see a Maine team that has a 2-3 overall record. In their last five road games, which includes last year, Maine is 2-3. As Maine prepares to face South Florida, their ATS record stands at 2-3. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, Maine has gone 4-5 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through five games, Maine has an over/under record of 3-2-0, with their games averaging 134.2 points per game on average. The Black Bears have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 72 points per game.

The South Florida Bulls Are Coming Off A Win

As they prepare for their fourth game of the season, South Florida holds a 2-1 overall record. Up to this point, all three of their games have taken place at home. Against the spread, South Florida has a 2-1 record thus far in the current season. When factoring in the previous season, South Florida has gone 4-4-2 ATS in their last ten games.

Up to this point, games involving South Florida have had an average of 139.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.3 points. Their over/under record is 0-3-0. The Bulls have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 72 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.

Maine Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Maine offense concluded with only 58 points against North Florida. Throughout the game, they made 2/16 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 44.8%. In terms of offense, the Black Bears have a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, putting them 109th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 268th in percentage and 288th in three-pointers made.

Kellen Tynes (G) 14.3 3.0 3.7
A.J Lopez (F) 12.2 1.8 1.7
Peter Filipovity (F) 10.5 4.0 0.7

South Florida Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, South Florida offense put up 74 points against Northern Iowa. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.3% and made 7 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Chris Youngblood who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.7. Selton Miguel also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.

Chris Youngblood (G) 15.7 2.0 2.0
Selton Miguel (G) 14.0 5.0 1.3
Jose Placer (G) 12.0 2.3 2.0

Maine Team Defense

At present, the Black Bears’ defense is nationally ranked 61st, allowing 66.2 points per game. In their most recent game, the Maine defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as North Florida knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 67 points.

South Florida Team Defense

The Bulls’ defense is presently ranked 31st nationally, allowing an average of 61.7 points per contest. So far, the South Florida defense is giving up an average of 8.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10 times per game (251st).

Black Bears vs Bulls Trends

  • Through their last five road games, Maine has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 2-3 while averaging 64 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Bulls have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 8-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 76 points per game in these contests.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Black Bears have a straight up record of 1-2. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.
  • As the betting favorite, the Bulls have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 2-1.

Black Bears vs Bulls Prediction

In this Bulls vs. Bulls matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Bulls at -10. While we project the Bulls to win 74-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Black Bears for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 136 and our model has the Black Bears and Bulls finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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