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Connecticut Huskies vs Central Florida Knights NCAA College Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Sunday when the Huskies of Connecticut hit the hard court against the Knights of Central Florida.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Connecticut Huskies opened as -8-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Connecticut Huskies vs Central Florida Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Connecticut Huskies will look to cover the spread vs the Central Florida Knights on Sunday, as the Huskies are 8-8-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Knights are 13-4 ATS. Connecticut is 7-9-1 against the total, while Central Florida is 9-8 versus the total betting line.

The Central Florida Knights sit at No. 209 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Connecticut Huskies sit at No. 53 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Central Florida's No. 112-ranked offense, averaging 75.28 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 11 at 62.4 PPG. The Knights field goal percentage has averaged 46.82% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.03% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Connecticut got 14 points from Sterling Gibbs but lost anyway, 58-57, to Cincinnati on Thursday at XL Center.

The Knights got 20 points from Justin McBride, but it was Memphis that prevailed in a 97-86 final on Tuesday at CFE Federal Credit Union Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Connecticut is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 5 games
  • Connecticut is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 9 games on the road
  • Central Florida is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Central Florida's last 7 games
  • Central Florida is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Central Florida is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Connecticut

Next Betting Matchups

Connecticut at Memphis, Thursday, February 4th
Central Florida at Tulane, Thursday, February 4th

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