Point spread favors Huskies in battle with Bulls
|South Florida Bulls||Connecticut Huskies|
|1-4||October 12, 2013, 12:00 | Rentschler Field||0-4|
South Florida travels to Connecticut on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-4 mark in Week 7 action with a victory over the Huskies.
The Bulls will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Huskies are 1-3 ATS. South Florida is 2-3 against the total, while Connecticut is 3-1 versus the number.
View South Florida Bulls vs Connecticut Huskies Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with the Huskies in this one found them as -6-point favorites at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.
According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 98-rated Huskies and the No. 103-rated Bulls in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 10-7 win for the Huskies on Saturday.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 26-20 winner as they battled Cincinnati at home. South Florida covered in the match as a 10.5-point underdog, while 46 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 110-ranked offense (18 PPG) against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 100 at 34.2 PPG. The Huskies passing attack has averaged 226.75 yards per game, more than the Bulls give up through the air (210.2 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 46-rated road run defense, allowing 153 yards per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, ranks No. 124 in rushing offense at home.
A few Bulls at Huskies trends to consider:
South Florida is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games
South Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of South Florida's last 9 games
Connecticut is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games
South Florida at Louisville, Saturday, October 26th
Connecticut at Cincinnati, Saturday, October 19th