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Huskies vs Broncos Betting Matchup Report

Western Michigan BroncosConnecticut Huskies
Oct 1, 3:30 PM | Grass of Rentschler Field

Western Michigan Broncos vs Connecticut Huskies Odds


Connecticut looks to cover the Huskies-Broncos point spread this week and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host Western Michigan in Week 5 action.

Supporters of the Broncos have seen them go 2-2 and 3-1 ATS so far this season, while the Huskies are at 2-2 and 1-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Huskies are 0-3, while the Broncos are 1-3.

View Western Michigan vs Connecticut Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Broncos in this one found them as 3-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Huskies at No. 56 and the Broncos at No. 54 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 31-30 result in favor of the Huskies.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Connecticut's No. 92-ranked offense (23.2 PPG) against a Broncos defense that ranks No. 33 at 19.5 PPG. The Huskies passing attack has averaged 194 yards per game, more than the Broncos give up through the air (135 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Broncos feature the league's No. 101-rated road run defense, allowing 243 yards per game. Connecticut, meanwhile, ranks No. 68 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for Western Michigan, they were a 23-20 loser as they battled Illinois on the road. Western Michigan covered in the match as a 14-point underdog, while 43 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 17-3 winner on the road against Buffalo. They covered the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (20) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 3-7

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 5-5

A few Broncos at Huskies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Western Michigan's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Michigan's last 5 games on the road
Western Michigan is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Western Michigan is 8-15-2 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Connecticut is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Connecticut is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Connecticut is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games

Next up:
Western Michigan home to Bowling Green, Saturday, October 8
Connecticut at West Virginia, Saturday, October 8