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Point spread favors Scarlet Knights in battle with Huskies

Rutgers Scarlet KnightsConnecticut Huskies
Nov 26, 12:00 PM | Grass of Rentschler Field

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Connecticut Huskies Odds

8-3TEAM RECORD4-6

Connecticut will look to improve on its 4-6 record this week when they host Rutgers in Week 13 action at Rentschler Field on Saturday.

The Huskies currently sports a record of 4-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-7 ATS. The Scarlet Knights are 8-3 and 8-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies post a 5-4 over under record this season, while the Scarlet Knights have gone 2-9 against the number.

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Betting Line: The Huskies were listed as 3-point underdogs at sportsbooks on the opening college football line.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 100 (Huskies) and the No. 34 (Scarlet Knights) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 32-21 result in favor of the Scarlet Knights is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 93-ranked offense (22.4 PPG) against a Scarlet Knights defense that ranks No. 9 at 16.8 PPG. The Huskies passing attack has averaged 197.2 yards per game, more than the Scarlet Knights give up through the air (173.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Scarlet Knights feature the league's No. 59-rated road run defense, allowing 168.2 yards per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, ranks No. 82 in rushing offense at home.

Rutgers was a 20-3 winner in its last match at home against Cincinnati. They covered the 1–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 23 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 34-20 loser at home against Louisville. They failed to cover the 2.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (54) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Scarlet Knights at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Rutgers's last 8 games
Rutgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Connecticut
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rutgers's last 5 games on the road
Rutgers is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games
Connecticut is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing Rutgers
Connecticut is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Connecticut at Cincinnati, Saturday, December 3

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