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Connecticut Huskies Prediction vs East Carolina Pirates in Week 9 College Football Odds

Connecticut looks to cover the Huskies-Pirates point spread this week and improve its overall 3-5 mark when they host East Carolina in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Connecticut Huskies were sitting as 7-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 33-21 result in favor of the Pirates is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

East Carolina Pirates vs Connecticut Huskies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the East Carolina Pirates have seen them go 4-3 and 4-3 ATS so far this season, while the Connecticut Huskies are at 3-5 and 3-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 2-6, while the Pirates are 5-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Connecticut vs East Carolina injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 100-rated Connecticut Huskies and the No. 48-rated East Carolina Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Connecticut Huskies No. 116-ranked offense (19 PPG) against a East Carolina Pirates defense that ranks No. 85 at 29.12 PPG. The Connecticut Huskies passing attack has averaged 221.62 yards per game, less than the East Carolina Pirates give up through the air (241.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the East Carolina Pirates feature the league's No. 80-rated road run defense, allowing 197.5 yards per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, ranks No. 108 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Isaiah Jones hauled in 10 passes for 106 yards against the Temple defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 24-14 loss against the Owls on Thursday.

In their last game, Connecticut's aerial attack generated 327 yards but it was the Bearcats coming away with a 37-13 victory over Connecticut at Nippert Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 7 games
  • East Carolina is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Connecticut is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Connecticut is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Connecticut's last 8 games
  • Connecticut is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina home to South Florida, Saturday, November 7th
Connecticut at Tulane, Saturday, November 7th