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Mustangs Huskies Betting Preview for Week 12

Connecticut HuskiesSouthern Methodist Mustangs
0-8November 16, 2013, 03:00 | Gerald J. Ford Stadium3-5

The Mustangs hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Huskies pay a visit to Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Week 12 betting action.

The Mustangs currently sport a record of 3-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Huskies are 0-8 and 2-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mustangs post a 6-2 over under record this season, while the Huskies have gone 5-3 against the number.

View Connecticut Huskies vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds and Stats.

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Huskies listed as 13.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

The game pits the Mustangs, currently No. 76 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Huskies, who rate No. 102 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 20-11 victory for the Mustangs.

Garrett Gilbert handled the Bearcats defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 403 yards, but Southern Methodist still lost to Cincinnati 28-25.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Southern Methodist's No. 50-ranked offense, averaging 31.75 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 104 this week at 34.62 PPG. The Mustangs aerial game is averaging 383.5 yards per game, more than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 234.5 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 46-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 155.33 yards per game when on the road. Southern Methodist, on the other hand, rates No. 106 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Huskies at Mustangs trends to consider:
Connecticut is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Connecticut is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Connecticut's last 9 games
Connecticut is 1-8-3 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Southern Methodist is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 5 games
Southern Methodist is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Southern Methodist is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Connecticut at Temple, Saturday, November 23rd
Southern Methodist at South Florida, Saturday, November 23rd