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Huskies battle Scarlet Knights in Week 14 odds

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsConnecticut Huskies
5-5November 30, 2013, 12:00 | Rentschler Field1-9



The visiting Scarlet Knights hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Rentschler Field against the Huskies.

Supporters of the Scarlet Knights have seen them go 5-5 and 3-7 ATS so far this season, while the Huskies are at 1-9 and 3-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 6-4, while the Scarlet Knights are 5-5.

View Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Connecticut Huskies Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -4-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

The game pits the Huskies, currently No. 110 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Scarlet Knights, who rate No. 96 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 22-11 victory for the Scarlet Knights.

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The Huskies grabbed a Week 13 victory over the Owls in their last game, winning 28-21 at Lincoln Financial Field.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Connecticut's No. 118-ranked offense, averaging 17.4 PPG, against a Scarlet Knights defense that ranks No. 97 this week at 32.4 PPG. The Huskies aerial game is averaging 203.6 yards per game, less than the Scarlet Knights secondary allows through the air, 328.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Scarlet Knights own the league's No. 10-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 106 yards per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 119 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Scarlet Knights at Huskies trends to consider:
Rutgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Rutgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Rutgers's last 15 games
Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Connecticut is 5-13-3 ATS in its last 21 games
Connecticut is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
Connecticut is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Connecticut is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Rutgers home to South Florida, Saturday, December 7th
Connecticut home to Memphis, Saturday, December 7th

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