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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Cincinnati Bearcats Over Connecticut Huskies

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Cincinnati Bearcats vs Connecticut Huskies battle Sunday at Gampel Pavilion as the Huskies look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Cincinnati Bearcats before tip-off in this one found them as -6-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Connecticut Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Connecticut Huskies currently sport a 14-15 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-16 ATS. The Cincinnati Bearcats are 26-4 and 14-13-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Connecticut Huskies produce a 13-12 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cincinnati Bearcats have gone 13-14-1 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 70-ranked Connecticut Huskies and the No. 3-rated Cincinnati Bearcats in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Connecticut's No. 233-ranked scoring average of 67.28 PPG, against a Cincinnati Bearcats defense rated No. 5 and allowing 60.6 PPG. The Connecticut Huskies FG% has averaged 43.22% to date this season, less than the Cincinnati Bearcats shooters have managed so far (46.32% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bearcats got 14 points from Gary Clark as Cincinnati ran past Houston 65-47 on Thursday at Fifth Third Arena.

The Huskies got 12 points from Kentan Facey, but it was East Carolina that prevailed in a 66-62 final on Wednesday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Connecticut's last 11 games
  • Connecticut is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Connecticut is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games at home