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Syracuse Orange vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Matchup Report

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Feb 11, 1:00 PM | Carrier Dome

Connecticut Huskies vs Syracuse Orange Odds


A key college battle sees the visiting Huskies travelling to Syracuse Saturday to take on the Orange on Saturday.

Syracuse will face the 15-8 Huskies, who own a 6-12-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Orange are 11-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Huskies are 6-13 favoring the OVER.

View Connecticut vs Syracuse Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Syracuse opened as 11-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Orange sit at No. 6 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Huskies sit at No. 14 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Orange will win this game 84-73.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Syracuse's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 77.6 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 60 at 62.1 PPG. The Orange field goal percentage has averaged 47.7% so far, more than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.

Defensively, Connecticut features the nation's No. 54-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.3 points per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.

Connecticut was an 80-59 loser in its last match on the road against Louisville. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Connecticut was run off the court by the Cardinals on Monday as Louisville routed them 80-59 at KFC Yum! Center.

Syracuse was a 64-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgetown. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Orange got a terrific 29-point effort from Kris Joseph as Syracuse defeated Georgetown 64-61 on Wednesday at Carrier Dome.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing DePaul are 4-3
After playing Louisville are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Louisville are 5-5
After playing Georgetown are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

A few Huskies at Orange trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 9 games when playing on the road against Syracuse
Connecticut is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Connecticut is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Syracuse's last 5 games at home
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Syracuse is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Syracuse's last 7 games

Next up:
Connecticut home to DePaul, Wednesday, February 15
Syracuse at Louisville, Monday, February 13