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Huskies visit Bulls in Week 5 NCAAF clash

Connecticut Huskies Buffalo Bulls
0-3 September 28, 2013, 03:30 | UB Stadium 1-2



The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Buffalo and Connecticut on Saturday, with the host Bulls trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Supporters of the Huskies have seen them go 0-3 and 1-2 ATS so far this season, while the Bulls are at 1-2 and 1-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulls are 3-0, while the Huskies are 2-1.

View Connecticut Huskies vs Buffalo Bulls Odds and Stats.

Buffalo were sitting as 2.5-point Underdog earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 104-rated Bulls and the No. 91-rated Huskies in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 17-3 win for the Huskies on Saturday.

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Connecticut lost its last outing, a 24-21 result against Michigan on September 21. Connecticut covered in that game as a 18.5-point underdog, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Anthone Taylor went over the 100-yard mark (118) in his team's latest effort as Buffalo defeated Stony Brook by a score of 26-23 on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Buffalo's No. 101-ranked offense, averaging 19.67 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 86 this week at 29.67 PPG. The Bulls aerial game is averaging 227 yards per game, more than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 188.67 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 103-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 295 yards per game when on the road. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 98 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Huskies at Bulls trends to consider:
Connecticut is 3-8-3 ATS in its last 14 games
Connecticut is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 1-5-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Connecticut is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Buffalo is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Buffalo's last 10 games
Buffalo is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
Connecticut at South Florida, Saturday, October 12th
Buffalo at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, October 5th