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East Carolina Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies NCAA College Hoops Odds

College basketball betting interest will be high on Sunday when the Pirates of East Carolina hit the hard court against the Huskies of Connecticut.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Connecticut Huskies in this one found them listed as -10.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Pirates was expected to move the line.

East Carolina Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Connecticut Huskies battles the East Carolina Pirates, currently sitting with a 9-10 mark (5-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 5-9 for the Connecticut Huskies and 5-7 for the East Carolina Pirates.

The Connecticut Huskies sit at No. 189 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the East Carolina Pirates sit at No. 302 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and East Carolina is ranked No. 57 in NCAA basketball at 38.68 per game. Contrast that with Connecticut's No. 107 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Connecticut is the No. 217-ranked team in the country at 6.22 per game, while East Carolina rates No. 250 at 5.32 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates endured a 55-46 loss at the hands of the Bearcats on Sunday, despite a 18-point effort from Elijah Hughes at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Connecticut was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Southern Methodist and falling by a 69-49 score at Moody Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of East Carolina's last 6 games
  • East Carolina is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Connecticut is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Connecticut is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina home to Tulsa, Wednesday, January 25th
Connecticut at South Florida, Wednesday, January 25th