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Connecticut Huskies take on Longhorns in NCAA Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Tuesday when the Huskies of Connecticut hit the hard court against the Longhorns of Texas.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Texas Longhorns as -1.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Connecticut Huskies vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas Longhorns battles the Connecticut Huskies, currently sitting with a 8-3 mark (4-3-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-4 for the Texas Longhorns and 5-2-1 for the Connecticut Huskies.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 37-ranked Texas Longhorns and the No. 46-rated Connecticut Huskies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Texas's No. 104-ranked scoring average of 76.91 PPG, against a Connecticut Huskies defense rated No. 39 and allowing 63.91 PPG. The Texas Longhorns FG% has averaged 45.27% to date this season, less than the Connecticut Huskies shooters have managed so far (51.3% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Connecticut cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Cent Conn State out of the gym and running up a 99-52 score at XL Center.

The Longhorns got 26 points from Isaiah Taylor as Texas ran past Stanford 75-73 on Saturday at Maples Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Connecticut is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Connecticut is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Connecticut is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Connecticut is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Connecticut at Tulane, Saturday, January 2nd
Texas at Texas Tech, Saturday, January 2nd