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UMass Minutemen vs BYU Cougars College Basketball Betting Preview

BYU looks to cover the Cougars-Minutemen pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 3-2 mark when they host UMass in college basketball betting action.

UMass Minutemen vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UMass Minutemen will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 2-2 ATS against the betting line this season, while the BYU Cougars are 1-3 ATS. UMass Minutemen are 2-2 on betting the total; BYU Cougars are 2-2.

The BYU Cougars sit at No. 159 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the UMass Minutemen sit at No. 131 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits BYU's No. 130-ranked offense, averaging 77 PPG, against a Minutemen defense that ranks No. 149 at 72 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 47.39% so far, more than the Minutemen marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.21% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Minutemen endured a 69-51 loss at the hands of the Golden Gophers on Friday, despite a 18-point effort from Luwane Pipkins at Barclays Center.

Yoeli Childs poured in 21 points and added 11 rebounds in a losing cause for BYU on Friday, as the Crimson Tide rolled to a 71-59 victory over BYU at Barclays Center.

Betting Trends
  • UMass is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games

Next Betting Matchups

UMass at Quinnipiac, Wednesday, November 29th
BYU at Utah Valley, Wednesday, November 29th