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Temple Owls Battle vs Connecticut Huskies Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Temple Owls will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Connecticut Huskies at Liacouras Center in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Temple Owls were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Temple Owls sit at 14-8 (12-9 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Connecticut Huskies are currently 17-6 (10-9-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Temple is 12-9 OU, and Connecticut is 8-11-1 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 45-ranked Temple Owls and the No. 42-rated Connecticut Huskies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Temple's No. 202 nationally ranked offense (69.36 points per game) against a Connecticut Huskies defense that sits as the No. 9 at 61.43 PPG. The Temple Owls have been averaging 40.63% from the field, less than the Huskies have managed so far this season (46.41% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Connecticut got 16 points from Shonn Miller en route to a 85-67 victory over East Carolina on Sunday at Gampel Pavilion.

The Owls got 16 points from Mark Williams as Temple ran past Central Florida 62-60 on Saturday at CFE Federal Credit Union Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Connecticut is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Connecticut's last 8 games
  • Connecticut is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Temple is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Temple is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Temple is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Temple is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Connecticut home to Tulsa, Saturday, February 13th
Temple at South Florida, Sunday, February 14th

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