Bulls vs Huskies Betting Matchup Report
Connecticut Huskies vs Buffalo Bulls Odds
The Bulls will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Huskies at UB Stadium in Week 4 action.
The Bulls sport records of 1-2 and 3-0 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Huskies sit at 1-2 and 0-3 ATS on the season. The over under records are 1-2 for the Bulls and 0-2 for the Huskies.
Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Bulls sat as 10-point underdogs . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 4-rated Huskies taking on the No. 89-rated Bulls in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 31-25 win for the Huskies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 78-ranked offense, averaging 25.3 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 35 this week at 17 PPG. The Bulls aerial game is averaging 209.7 yards per game, more than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 176.7 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Huskies feature the league's No. 36-rated road run defense, allowing 118 yards per game. Buffalo, meanwhile, ranks No. 65 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Connecticut, they were a 24-20 loser as they battled Iowa State at home. Connecticut failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Buffalo lost its last outing, a 28-25 result against Ball State on September 17. Buffalo covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 53 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing outside the conference are 5-5
Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 2-8
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
A few Huskies at Bulls trends to consider:
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
Connecticut is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Connecticut is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games
Buffalo is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
Buffalo is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Connecticut home to Western Michigan, Saturday, October 1
Buffalo at Tennessee, Saturday, October 1