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DePaul Blue DemonsConnecticut Huskies
Feb 15, 7:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion

DePaul Blue Demons vs Connecticut Huskies Odds

11-13TEAM RECORD15-9

The visiting Blue Demons hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Gampel Pavilion against the Connecticut Huskies.

The Huskies bring a 15-9 record (6-13-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-13 Blue Demons, who are 11-9 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Connecticut go 7-13 so far and the Blue Demons go 10-10.

View DePaul vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked Huskies and the No. 244-rated Blue Demons in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-69 win for the Huskies on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Demons rank No. 269 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.6 per game. That compares with Connecticut’s No. 39 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Connecticut is college basketball's No. 256-ranked team at 5.2 per game, while the Blue Demons rate No. 69 with 7.4 per game.

Defensively, DePaul features the nation's No. 263-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.6 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 140 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for DePaul, they were an 84-76 loser as they battled Notre Dame on the road. They covered in the match as a 12-point underdog. DePaul suffered an 84-76 loss against Notre Dame on Saturday, getting 17 points from Jeremiah Kelly in a losing effort at Joyce Center.

Last time out for Connecticut, they were an 85-67 loser as they battled Syracuse on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog. Jeremy Lamb scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 85-67 to Syracuse at Carrier Dome on Saturday).

DePaul Blue Demons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Louisville are 3-7
After playing Notre Dame are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Marquette are 3-4
After playing Syracuse are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Blue Demons at Huskies trends to consider:
DePaul is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing DePaul
Connecticut is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing DePaul
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Connecticut's last 10 games

Next up:
DePaul home to Louisville, Saturday, February 18
Connecticut home to Marquette, Saturday, February 18

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