NCAA Basketball betting line favors Huskies over Bobcats
Quinnipiac Bobcats vs Connecticut Huskies Odds
The Connecticut Huskies will try to cover the spread at Sports and Fitness Center on Sunday when they get a visit from the Quinnipiac Bobcats in NCAA basketball action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Sports and Fitness Center.
Connecticut will face the 2-1 Bobcats, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Huskies are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with Connecticut in this one found them as 11-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 18 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bobcats, who rate No. 87 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 78-70 victory for the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Connecticut's No. 319-rated squad against Quinnipiac's No. 174-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Connecticut rates No. 288 in the country with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 260 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Defensively, Quinnipiac features the nation's No. 254-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.5 points per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.
Quinnipiac was a 98-92 winner in its last match on the road against Iona. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Bobcats got a 21-point performance from Ike Azotam, who added 10 rebounds, as Quinnipiac ran past Iona 98-92 on Friday at Sports and Fitness Center.
Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 77-71 winner as they battled Wake Forest at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point favorite. Connecticut earned a 77-71 victory over Wake Forest on Friday, getting 16 points from Ryan Boatright at Sports and Fitness Center.
Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Stony Brook are 3-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Bobcats at Huskies trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Quinnipiac
Connecticut is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Quinnipiac home to Lehigh, Tuesday, November 27
Connecticut home to Stony Brook, Sunday, November 25