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Connecticut Cruising vs the Big Ten

Rosney Purvis UConn

Madison Square Garden will be the stage for college hoops actions tonight when the unranked Connecticut Huskies take on the #6 ranked Maryalnd Terrapins. The Huskies have now won eight straight vs the Big Ten Conference, but will be in tough vs the 7-1 SU Terrapins.

Shark Bites
  • Rodney Purvis leads UConn with 14.1 PPG.
  • Maryland is 1-6 ATS in their last seven games with three days off between games.
  • Connecticut is 3-1 SU and 4-0 ATS in their last four games as home underdogs.

Neither team has been a solid bet this season, with the Huskies posting a 2-1-1 ATS record and the Terps going 3-4-1 ATS.

Tonight’s total opened at 141, and the OVER is trending for both teams. Maryland has gone OVER in five straight games, while UConn has gone OVER in eight of their last 10 games as underdogs. The teams have a combined O/U record of 9-3.

The teams have players three times since 2001, with the Terps posting a perfect 3-0 ATS record in those games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Connecticut Huskies to cover the point spread in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Maryland Terrapins vs Connecticut Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Connecticut Huskies sit at 5-2 (2-1-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Maryland Terrapins are currently 7-1 (3-4-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Connecticut is 3-1 OU, and Maryland is 6-2 OU.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Connecticut Huskies at No. 75 and the Maryland Terrapins at No. 29 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Connecticut's No. 55-ranked offense, averaging 81.43 PPG, against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 54 at 65.12 PPG. The Huskies field goal percentage has averaged 48.72% so far, less than the Terrapins marksmen have achieved on the year, 54.46% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap



Betting Trends
  • Maryland is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Maryland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Maryland's last 5 games
  • Connecticut is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland home to MD-Eastern Shore, Saturday, December 12th
Connecticut at Ohio State, Saturday, December 12th