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Connecticut Huskies Visit Memphis Tigers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Memphis Tigers try to run the Connecticut Huskies off the court at FedExForum in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Memphis Tigers betting line as 1-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Connecticut Huskies vs Memphis Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Memphis Tigers bring a 13-8 record (7-10-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-6 Huskies, who are 9-8-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Memphis go 10-8 so far and the Connecticut Huskies go 7-10-1.

The Memphis Tigers sit at No. 35 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Connecticut Huskies sit at No. 64 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Connecticut is ranked No. 96 in NCAA basketball at 37.57 per game. Contrast that with Memphis's No. 9 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Memphis is the No. 200-ranked team in the country at 5.9 per game, while Connecticut rates No. 149 at 6.86 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Connecticut cruised to victory on Sunday, running Central Florida out of the gym and running up a 67-41 score at CFE Federal Credit Union Arena.

Memphis got 18 points from Shaq Goodwin but lost anyway, 80-68, to Southern Methodist on Saturday at Moody Coliseum.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Connecticut home to East Carolina, Sunday, February 7th
Memphis at Cincinnati, Saturday, February 6th