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Southern Methodist Mustangs at Connecticut Huskies Week 15 Betting Pick and Odds

Southern Methodist Mustangs

vs

Connecticut Huskies
Saturday, December 06, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Rentschler Field

A long, dismal season will finally come to an end for the winless SMU Mustangs this Saturday in an AAC matchup against Connecticut. Not only has SMU lost all 11 of its games this season SU, it is just 3-8 ATS with the total going OVER in seven of those contests.

The Huskies have been slightly better this season at 2-9 SU, but they have failed to cover in nine of their 11 games. The total went OVER in this past Saturday's 41-10 loss to Memphis as 23.5-point road underdogs and it has now gone OVER in three of their last four games. Head-to-head in this AAC clash, the Mustangs won last season's showdown 38-21 as 14.5-point home favorites and the total went OVER the 56-point closing line.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Connecticut Huskies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Connecticut Huskies were sitting as -10.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Computer Prediction: Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Connecticut Huskies Pick

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 26-13 result in favor of the Huskies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Connecticut Huskies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Southern Methodist Mustangs have seen them go 0-11 and 3-8 ATS so far this season, while the Connecticut Huskies are at 2-9 and 2-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 4-6-1, while the Mustangs are 7-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Connecticut vs Southern Methodist injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 122 (Connecticut Huskies) and the No. 128 (Southern Methodist Mustangs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

How Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Connecticut Huskies Stats Matchup

The game also pits Connecticut's No. 126-ranked offense, averaging 15.09 PPG, against a Southern Methodist defense that ranks No. 127 this week at 43.27 PPG. The Connecticut aerial game is averaging 178.64 yards per game, less than the Southern Methodist Mustangs secondary allows through the air, 281.55 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Southern Methodist Mustangs own the league's No. 105-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 225.6 yards per game when on the road. Connecticut, on the other hand, rates No. 125 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Methodist was hammered in its last outing, as Houston ran up a 35-9 score against them at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

Connecticut didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Tigers as Memphis blasted them 41-10 in Week 14 action.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Odds Trends

Southern Methodist is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Southern Methodist is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Southern Methodist's last 10 games
Southern Methodist is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Connecticut is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
Connecticut is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
Connecticut is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Connecticut is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home

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