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Connecticut Huskies vs Fairfield Stags in college hoops odds

Fairfield StagsConnecticut Huskies
Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion

Fairfield Stags vs Connecticut Huskies Odds

7-4TEAM RECORD9-1

The Huskies hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Fairfield Stags pay a visit to Gampel Pavilion on the college basketball betting menu.

The Stags will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 3-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Huskies are 3-3 ATS. Fairfield is 3-5 against the total, while Connecticut is 1-5 versus the number.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Huskies as 12-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies - Stags odds would favor the Huskies if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Connecticut is rated No. 35 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Fairfield is at No. 110. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 79-69 win for the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Connecticut's No. 16-rated squad against Fairfield's No. 283-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 185 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 239 nationally with 5.5 per match.

Defensively, Fairfield features the nation's No. 71-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.2 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 136 nationally in scoring at home.

Fairfield was a 58-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against New Hampshire. The Wildcats endured a 58-52 loss at the hands of the Stags on Sunday, despite a 11-point effort from Brian Benson at Lundholm Gymnasium.

Connecticut won its last outing, a 77-40 result against Holy Cross on December 18. The battle between the Huskies and Crusaders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Holy Cross was handed a 77-40 defeat on Sunday at Gampel Pavilion.

Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Drexel are 2-0
After a win are 5-5

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing South Florida are 2-4
After a win are 9-1

A few Stags at Huskies trends to consider:
Fairfield is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Fairfield is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fairfield
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Fairfield
Connecticut is 20-1 SU in its last 21 games
Connecticut is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next up:
Fairfield at Drexel, Wednesday, December 28
Connecticut at South Florida, Wednesday, December 28

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