Connecticut Huskies VS Houston Cougars

College Basketball 07:00 PM EST

Wednesday

03/05/2020

CBSSN

Spread: Connecticut +1.5

Over/Under: 131.5

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The Houston Cougars are on their way to Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs to play against the Connecticut Huskies on Thursday evening. Houston ia 22-7 (16-13 ATS) and a 7-3 standing in their last 10 games. The Cougars won their last game over Cincinnati, 68-55. Connecticut is 17-12 (18-11 ATS) with a 7-3 mark in their last 10 contests. The Huskies recorded 3 victories in a row against East Carolina (84-63), UCF Knights (81-65) and Florida (78-71).

Houston is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 bouts and 7-1 SU in their last 8 outings against Connecticut. The Cougars are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games played in March and the totals went UNDER in 6 of Houston’s last 7 contests on the road. The totals went UNDER in 5 of the Cougars’ last 6 outings this season and Houston is 10-3 SU in their last 13 contests against an opponent in the AAC. Caleb Mills has 13.3 points per outing and played for 22.3 minutes per game. Mills averaged 2.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per contests, while his field goal and free throws are 39% and 73%, respectively. Quentin Grimes contributed 11.5 points per outing and played for 27.7 minutes per assignment. Grimes pulled down 3.6 rebounds per game and distributed 2.6 assists per contest with 44% field goal and 66% free throw shooting.

Houston Cougars vs Connecticut Huskies Predictions 3/5/2020

Connecticut is 5-0 SU in their last 5 assignments at home and the totals went OVER in 9 of the Huskies’ last 11 outings this season. Connecticut is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 contests played on a Thursday and the totals went OVER in 7 of the Huskies’ last 8 assignments against an opponent in the American Athletic Conference. Connecticut is 4-9 ATS in their last 13 outings played in March. Christian Vital has 15.6 ppg and played for 32.0 minutes per match. Vital pulled down 6.4 rebounds per outing and dished out 2.7 assists per game with 39% field goal and 90% free throw shooting. James Bouknight added 13.0 ppg while playing 25.3 minutes per contest. He has 4.0 rebounds and 1.2 apg, while his field goal and free throw shooting are 47% and 82%, respectively.

Houston Cougars vs. Connecticut Huskies. The NCAAB Pick for this match is Connecticut +1.5. Houston recorded 72.62 total score, 42.72% field goal shooting, 33.89% from rainbow country, 72.85% from the foul line and 41.38 total boards. Connecticut registered 72.45 total points, 41.73% from the floor, 32.86% from beyond the arc, 74.15 % from the stripe and 37.97 total rebounds. In defense, the Huskies out-rebounded the Cougars 35.10 to 31.66. Both teams have the same standing in their last 10 games , but the Huskies have the advantage of 3 wins in a row. Houston is a strong offensive team, while Connecticut plays good defense. The Cougars Forward J. Roberts is out for the season because of a hand injury. Huskies’ Forwards T. Polley (ACL) and A. Akok (Achilles) are out for the season. Guard/Forward S. Wilson is on suspension. The prediction, take Connecticut +1.5 but the Cougars win to a score of 71-69.

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NCAAB Starting Time: 7:00 pm EST

Location: Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT

Date: Thursday, March 05, 2020

TV: CBSSN

NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: Connecticut +1.5

Total Over-Under: 131.5

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