Cincinnati vs. UConn Prediction
Will the Cincinnati Bearcats cover as a double-digit road favorite on Saturday when they visit the UConn Huskies at 12:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Cincinnati. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Bearcats are 12.5-point road favorites versus the Huskies, who opened as 12.5-point home dogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 125.5 and that's what the number opened.
Who Public Bettors Like: Cincinnati. As of Saturday morning, 52% of the betting tickets waged at online sportsbooks are on the Bearcats to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 57% of the betting tickets are on the under.
Who We Like: Cincinnati. The Bearcats have covered the spread in five of their last six games against the Huskies and the favorite has cashed in four of the last five meetings between these two teams. Cincinnati is also 5-1-1 against the spread in its last seven games overall, is 3-1-1 against the number in its last five road games, and is 5-1-1 at the betting window in tis last seven games coming off a win.
On the other side, the Huskies are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games overall, are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 Saturday games, and are just 6-20 at the betting window in their last 26 games coming off a loss. UConn is just 6-18 against the spread in its last 24 home games as well.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: CINCINNATI BEARCATS -12.5