Connecticut Huskies vs South Florida Bulls Odds
The South Florida Bulls host Connecticut on Saturday, looking to build on their 2-5-1 ATS mark against the 3-5 Huskies in NCAAF action at Raymond James Stadium.
They will face the 3-5 Huskies, who own a 1-5-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulls are 4-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 3-5 favoring the OVER.
Betting Line: Bettors going with the Bulls in this game found them listed as 9-point favorites on the betting line at Sportsbook.ag earlier in the week.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Bulls - Huskies odds would favor the Bulls if the lines were set according to power ranks. South Florida is rated No. 65 in our latest OddsShark poll, while the Huskies sit at No. 79. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 22-21 win for the Huskies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits South Florida's No. 75-ranked offense, averaging 26.5 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 21 this week at 19.2 PPG. The Bulls aerial game is averaging 236.9 yards per game, more than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 172.8 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 34-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 136.8 yards per game when on the road. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 68 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 40-10 loser as they battled Syracuse on the road. Connecticut failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog, while 50 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Connecticut didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Orange as Syracuse blasted them 40-10 in Week 8 action.
South Florida was a 37-36 loser in their most recent outing at home against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (73) made winners of OVER bettors. Lindsey Lamar went over the 100-yard mark (145) in his team's latest effort, but Syracuse still defeated South Florida by a score of 37-36.
Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 3-7
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 1-9
A few Huskies at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 7 games on the road
Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing South Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games when playing South Florida
Connecticut is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Florida's last 5 games when playing Connecticut
South Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Connecticut
South Florida is 3-13-1 ATS in its last 17 games
South Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
Connecticut home to Pittsburgh, Friday, November 9
South Florida at Miami, Saturday, November 17