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South Florida Bulls vs Huskies College Hoops Game Preview

South Florida BullsConnecticut Huskies
Feb 3, 2:00 PM | Gampel Pavilion

South Florida Bulls vs Connecticut Huskies Odds

10-10TEAM RECORD14-5

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Connecticut Huskies try to run the South Florida Bulls off the court at Gampel Pavilion in college hoops action.

The Huskies currently sports a 14-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 7-7-1 ATS. The Bulls are 10-10 and 8-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 7-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulls have gone 6-8 against the number.

View South Florida vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Huskies installed as 10-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Huskies, most recently No. 81 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bulls, who rate No. 136 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-65 victory for the Huskies.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Connecticut's No. 88-ranked scoring average of 71.3 PPG, against a Bulls defense rated No. 55 and allowing 61.1 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 46.1% to date this season, more than the Bulls shooters have managed so far (40.5% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Florida owns the country's No. 26-rated mark, allowing 60.4 points per game on the highway. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 160 in scoring at home.

South Florida was a 63-50 loser in its last match on the road against Marquette. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bulls endured a 63-50 loss at the hands of the Golden Eagles on Monday, despite a 14-point effort from Javontae Hawkins at Bradley Center.

In their last action, Connecticut was an 82-79 winner on the road against Providence. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. The Huskies got 19 points from Ryan Boatright as Connecticut ran past Providence 82-79 on Thursday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Marquette are 2-8
After playing Marquette are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing St. John's are 6-4
After playing Providence are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Bulls at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of South Florida's last 6 games on the road
South Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
South Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing South Florida
Connecticut is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
Connecticut is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing South Florida

Next up:
South Florida home to Marquette, Wednesday, February 6
Connecticut at St. John's, Wednesday, February 6