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Connecticut Huskies home to Razorbacks in NCAAB betting action

Arkansas RazorbacksConnecticut Huskies
Dec 3, 3:15 PM | Gampel Pavilion

Arkansas Razorbacks vs Connecticut Huskies Odds

5-1TEAM RECORD6-1

A key college battle sees the visiting Razorbacks travelling to Connecticut Saturday to take on the Huskies on Saturday.

The Razorbacks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Huskies are 1-3 ATS. Arkansas is 1-0 on the totals; Connecticut is 1-3.

View Arkansas vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Huskies installed as 12.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 141-ranked Huskies and the No. 115-rated Razorbacks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 92-82 win for the Razorbacks on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Connecticut has the nation's No. 71-rated offensive output, at 75.6 PPG. The visiting Razorbacks defense ranks No. 121 allowing on average 64.2 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 47.7% so far, more than the Razorbacks marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.4% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 136 in scoring at home.

Arkansas was a 97-64 winner in its last match at home against Miss Valley State. The battle between the Razorbacks and Delta Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miss Valley State was handed a 97-64 defeat on Wednesday at Bud Walton Arena.

Connecticut won its last outing, a 78-76 result against Florida State on November 26. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Shabazz Napier scored 26 points for Connecticut on Saturday, leading the Huskies to a 78-76 win over Florida State at Atlantis Resort.

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma are 6-2
After playing Miss Valley State are 1-1
After a win are 6-4

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Harvard are 2-0
After playing Florida State are 3-0
After a win are 9-1

A few Razorbacks at Huskies trends to consider:
Arkansas is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Arkansas is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Connecticut is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
Connecticut is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Arkansas at Oklahoma, Saturday, December 10
Connecticut home to Harvard, Thursday, December 8

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