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South Florida Bulls home to Connecticut Huskies in NCAA Basketball betting action

Connecticut HuskiesSouth Florida Bulls
March 6, 9:00 PM | Sun Dome

Connecticut Huskies vs South Florida Bulls Odds

19-9TEAM RECORD11-17

Sun Dome will host South Florida Bulls vs. Connecticut Huskies action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Bulls sit at 11-17 (10-17 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Huskies are currently 19-9 (12-10-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? South Florida is 10-12 OU, and Connecticut is 12-11-1 OU.

View Connecticut vs South Florida Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
South Florida opened as 4-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 183-ranked Bulls and the No. 64-rated Huskies in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-61 win for the Huskies on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 254 in NCAA hoops at 32.8 per game. Contrast that with South Florida’s No. 275 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Florida is the No. 168-ranked team in the country at 6.1 per game, while Connecticut rates No. 126 at 6.5 per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 171-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.5 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 302 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 61-56 loser as they battled Cincinnati on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Connecticut got 22 points from Ryan Boatright but lost anyway, 61-56, to Cincinnati on Saturday at Fifth Third Arena.

South Florida was an 83-73 winner in their most recent outing at home against DePaul. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. South Florida got 19 points from Toarlyn Fitzpatrick en route to an 83-73 victory over DePaul on Sunday at Sun Dome.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Providence are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing DePaul are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Huskies at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Connecticut's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of South Florida's last 6 games when playing Connecticut
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
South Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Connecticut home to Providence, Saturday, March 9
South Florida at Cincinnati, Saturday, March 9