Planning on watching today’s Hoosiers and Huskies game? Catch the action at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY, as the Huskies hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Huskies as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.
INDIANA HOOSIERS VS CONNECTICUT HUSKIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Hoosiers +12.5
This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 1:00 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA HOOSIERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Huskies.
- Even though we have Connecticut winning straight-up, we like Indiana at +12.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Can Indiana Grab a Win on the Road?
So far, Indiana has a perfect 3-0 record. All of the Hoosiers’ games this season have been played on the road. Heading into their game against Connecticut, Indiana has a current ATS record of 0-3. Looking back at their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Indiana has gone 3-7 vs. the spread.
Indiana comes in with an over/under record of 2-1-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 145.7 points per game so far. In the Hoosiers’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 74 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 3-2.
Coming off their recent game, the Indiana offense tallied 89 points in a matchup against Wright State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.1%, and they made 3 threes. The team’s top scorer is Kel’el Ware, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 18.3, while Malik Reneau also carries a PPG average of 15 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Indiana defense is giving up an average of 69.0 points per contest. So far, the Indiana defense is giving up an average of 9.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12 times per game (350th).
Will the Huskies Find a Way to Win at Home?
After winning their most recent game against Mississippi Valley State by a score of 87-53, Connecticut now has a perfect 3-0 record. So far this season, all of the Huskies’ games have been played on the road. As we examine Connecticut’s ATS performance, we find that they currently hold a 2-1 record. Looking back at their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Connecticut has an impressive ATS record of 9-1.
Up to this point, games involving Connecticut have had an average of 153.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Huskies’ last five games have finished with a combined 87 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
In their latest game, Connecticut’s offense looked good, scoring 87 points against Mississippi Valley State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 54.7% and made 18/30 free throws. Cam Spencer led the scoring for the Huskies, contributing 25 points. Additionally, Donovan Clingan chipped in with 17 points.
The Huskies’ defense is presently ranked 14th nationally, allowing an average of 57.3 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Connecticut’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 22.4% this season.