Connecticut vs. East Carolina Odds
East Carolina is 5-1 in the season and 2-0 in the AAC while Connecticut is 1-5 overall and 0-3 in conference play. The Pirates are 3-0 at home and 4-2 against the spread while the Huskies are 0-2 on the road and 0-6 against the spread. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that the Huskies are 3-13 against the spread in their last 16 games in October while East Carolina is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 home games and 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games on grass.
According to oddsmakers from BetDSI, East Carolina is heavily favored at home, as the Pirates are getting odds of -27.5 points against Connecticut tonight. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had ECU favored by 24.5 points. The spread then quickly made the climb up to 27.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 55.5 points.
ECU is coming off a 28-17 win at South Florida last week for its fourth straight win. The Pirates are currently averaging 41 points and 564.6 yards per game on offense while holding opponents to 23.8 points per contest. Shane Carden has thrown for 2,129 yards and 16 touchdowns this season to lead the offense while Breon Allen has rushed for 504 yards. Justin Hardy has added 47 receptions for 593 yards and five touchdowns.
Connecticut is coming off a 12-3 loss at Tulane last week. The Huskies have dropped four straight entering this game, largely due to an offense that is really struggling. UConn is 127th nationally in scoring (12.8 ppg), 124th in rushing (75.5 ypg) and 109th in passing (178.5 ypg). Defensively, the Huskies aren’t too bad, allowing just 25.7 points per contest. The team is led by Chandler Whitmer, who has thrown for 856 yards and five touchdowns. Geremy Davis has added 33 receptions for 431 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, ECU tight end Darren Dowdell (leg) and receiver Jimmy Williams (ankle) are both questionable for the game. Connecticut has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently behind East Carolina, as the Pirates are getting 76% of the wagers with odds of -27.5 points against Connecticut tonight.