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UConn battles Louisville for AAC title

Louisville and Connecticut will meet in the title game of the American Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday, with the Cardinals holding the ATS edge over the Huskies this year.

Louisville went 2-0 both SU and ATS in their two games against Connecticut during the regular season, and they're 4-0 both SU and ATS in the last four games between the schools. The UNDER paid out in both of their 2014 matchups.

Louisville was favored by 8 points earlier over at Bovada where you might find the best underdog odds on the Huskies.

The Cardinals bring a 28-5 record (18-13 ATS) to this tilt against the 26-7 Huskies, who are 16-13-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Louisville go 15-15 so far and the Huskies go 10-21.

View Connecticut Huskies vs Louisville Cardinals Odds and Stats.

This game puts the Cardinals, most recently No. 1 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Huskies, who rate No. 64 in the latest survey.

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Connecticut was a 58-56 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Cincinnati. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Connecticut got 15 points from Shabazz Napier en route to a 58-56 victory over Cincinnati on Friday at FedExForum.

In their last action, Louisville was a 94-65 winner at home against Houston. They covered the 19.5-point spread as favorites. Louisville cruised to victory on Friday, running Houston out of the gym and running up a 94-65 score at FedExForum.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Louisville's No. 5 nationally ranked offense (82.45 points per game) against a Huskies defense that sits as the No. 25 at 62.88 PPG. The Cardinals have been averaging 47.57% from the field, more than the Huskies have managed so far this season (44.85% on average).

 

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