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Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Week 9 Betting Prediction and Odds

Connecticut Huskies


East Carolina Pirates
Thursday, October 23, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium


Connecticut is just 1-5 SU so far this season and is looking for its first cover of the season with an 0-6 ATS record over that stretch.

The Huskies will be an underdog yet again this Thursday on the road against the East Carolina Pirates and the line has been bet way up for this game.

East Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last five games as a home favorite, Connecticut is 1-5 ATS in its last six AAC road games and 2-11-2 ATS in its last 15 games as a road underdog. UConn is dogged by nearly 4 TDs, according to Bovada.

The total has gone OVER in each of East Carolina's last five games as a home favorite.

Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Odds makers at 5Dimes opened the East Carolina Pirates as -24-point favorites in the matchup, while the betting total had not been set at press time (check BetOnline for the latest on the over under).

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Computer Prediction: Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Pick

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 40-20 result in favor of the Pirates on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The East Carolina Pirates are 5-1 so far on the season, and 4-2 ATS vs the point spread. The Connecticut Huskies, meanwhile, are 1-5 and 0-6 ATS. Those over under betting have seen East Carolina go 3-3 and the Connecticut Huskies go 1-4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and East Carolina vs Connecticut injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the East Carolina Pirates at No. 13 and the Connecticut Huskies at No. 96 heading into this contest.

How Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the East Carolina Pirates No. 13-ranked offense (41 PPG) against a Connecticut Huskies defense that ranks No. 63 at 25.67 PPG. The East Carolina Pirates passing attack has averaged 371.33 yards per game, more than the Connecticut Huskies give up through the air (203.83 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Connecticut Huskies own the league's No. 54-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 162.5 yards per game when on the road. East Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 31 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies suffered a Week 7 loss against Tulane in their last game, falling 12-3 at Yulman Stadium.


Breon Allen tore up the turf for 124 rushing yards in the latest Pirates game, a 28-17 win over the Bulls at Raymond James Stadium.

Connecticut Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Connecticut is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Connecticut's last 6 games
Connecticut is 2-11-3 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
East Carolina is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
East Carolina is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
East Carolina is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
East Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Connecticut home to Central Florida, Saturday, November 1st
East Carolina at Temple, Saturday, November 1st