UConn vs. Temple Prediction
Will Sunday night's game between the UConn Huskies and Temple Owls fall under the betting total when the two teams square off at 8:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Temple. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Owls are 6.5-point home favorites to knock off the Huskies, who opened as 8-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 131 after hitting the board at 130.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: UConn. As of Sunday morning, 79% of betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Huskies to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 69% of the betting tickets are also on the under.
Who We Like: The under. The under is a perfect 5-0 in the Huskies' last five games overall, is 4-0 in their last four conference matchups, and is 5-2 in their last seven road games. The under has also cashed in four straight UConn games when the Huskies are coming off a win and is 5-2 in their last seven games played on Sunday.
On the other side, the under is 7-1 in the Owls' last eight games overall, is 5-0 in their last five games coming off a loss, and is 6-1 in their last seven conference games. In Temple's last four games after scoring less than 50 points in their previous game, the under is 4-0.
SUNDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: UCONN/TEMPLE UNDER 131