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Connecticut Huskies Battle vs Houston Cougars Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Connecticut Huskies host Houston on Wednesday, looking to build on their 5-6 mark against the 10-3 Cougars in college basketball betting action at XL Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Connecticut Huskies in this one found them listed as 1-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cougars was expected to move the line.

Houston Cougars vs Connecticut Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Connecticut Huskies bring a 5-6 record (2-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-3 Cougars, who are 4-4 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Connecticut go 2-5 so far and the Houston Cougars go 3-5.

This game puts the Connecticut Huskies, most recently No. 171 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Houston Cougars, who rate No. 109 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Houston Cougars rank No. 146 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 36.85 per game. That compares with Connecticut’s No. 114 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Connecticut is college basketball's No. 211-ranked team at 6.27 per game, while the Houston Cougars rate No. 77 with 8.46 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rob Gray Jr. scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 57-56 to Harvard at Hofheinz Pavilion on Friday).

Rodney Purvis scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Huskies to a win (they lost 70-67 to Auburn at XL Center on Friday).

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Connecticut
  • Connecticut is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Connecticut is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at South Florida, Saturday, December 31st
Connecticut at Tulsa, Saturday, December 31st