|9/19/2008 Baylor at Connecticut Point Spread, Odds, Matchup & Prediction|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Friday, 19 September 2008 09:49|
There’s one game on the college football schedule Friday night and it pits the Baylor Bears against the Connecticut Huskies. Let’s preview the game, point spread, over/under total, trends and hand out a prediction for tonight’s game.
Baylor (2-1, 0-0 Away) at Connecticut (3-0, 2-0 Home)
Kickoff: 8:00 PM ET ESPN2
Odds: Connecticut –13.5
Trends and Public Betting Info
BAYLOR is 14-28 ATS (-16.8 Units) as an underdog of 10.5 to 21 points since 1992.
BAYLOR is 26-50 ATS (-29.0 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record since 1992.
BAYLOR is 5-14 ATS (-10.4 Units) as an underdog over the last 3 seasons.
CONNECTICUT is 41-23 ATS (+15.7 Units) in games played on a grass field since 1992.
Current public betting information shows that 61% of bettors favor Connecticut –13.5 over Baylor.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have made the Connecticut Huskies 13.5-point favorites, and for good reason. The Huskies have been excellent at home lately, going 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games. UCONN also boasts one of the better defenses in the country and good give young Baylor QB Robert Griffin fits. Also, Huskies’ WR Donald Brown is on fire, amassing 566 yards and eight touchdowns in only three games.
There’s no doubt that Baylor has improved dramatically, but the odds are stacked against them in this one. UCONN has only allowed 98 points in its last nine home games and with how well the offense is playing, they should have no problems scoring on the Bears’ defense. We predict Connecticut over Baylor 38-13.
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