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East Carolina Favored by -7.5 Against UCONN on Saturday - Week 9 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

The visiting UCONN Huskies hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium against the Pirates.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the East Carolina Pirates as -7.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 31-22 result in favor of the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UCONN Huskies vs East Carolina Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

East Carolina battles the UCONN Huskies, currently with a 3-5 mark (3-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 4-3 for the Pirates and 4-4 for the UCONN Huskies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and East Carolina vs UCONN injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 77-rated East Carolina Pirates and the No. 100-rated UCONN Huskies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits East Carolina's No. 82-ranked offense, averaging 26.71 PPG, against a UCONN defense that ranks No. 54 this week at 25.88 PPG. The East Carolina aerial game is averaging 361.86 yards per game, more than the UCONN Huskies secondary allows through the air, 289.75 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the UCONN Huskies own the league's No. 91-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 221.67 yards per game when on the road. East Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 96 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arkeel Newsome ran through the UCF defense for 101 yards in UCONN's last game, but the Huskies still lost a 24-16 decision at Rentschler Field.

Jimmy Williams was good for 129 receiving yards in the Pirates's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 31-19 to the Pirates.

Betting Trends
  • Connecticut is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Connecticut is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Connecticut's last 14 games
  • Connecticut is 7-17-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • East Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of East Carolina's last 13 games
  • East Carolina is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UCONN home to Temple, Friday, November 4th
East Carolina at Tulsa, Saturday, November 5th