UConn vs. East Carolina - 2/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
East Carolina Pirates (10-12) at Connecticut Huskies (16-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm (Gampel Pavilion)
The Line: Connecticut Huskies -16.5 -- Over/Under: 134 See the Latest Odds
The UConn Huskies and the East Carolina Pirates face off on Sunday in AAC college basketball action.
The UConn Huskies are 16-6 this season and they have won five of their last games. UConn is averaging 74 points per game and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.2 points and their opponents are shooting 36.8 percent. Shonn Miller leads the Huskies averaging 13.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Rodney Purvis is averaging 13.3 points, Sterling Gibbs is averaging 12.7 points, and Daniel Hamilton is averaging 11.8 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game. UConn is 10-2 at home and 6-3 in the AAC.
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The East Carolina Pirates are 10-12 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Houston that ended a two game winning streak. UConn is averaging 74 points per game and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.2 points and their opponents are shooting 36.8 percent. B.J. Tyson leads the Pirates averaging 15.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Caleb White is averaging 13.5 points, Kentrell Barkley is averaging 9.9 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Prince Williams is averaging 8.9 points. East Carolina is 1-7 on the road and 2-7 in the AAC.
UConn is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 4-1 against the spread against the AAC, and 17-8 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. ECU is 2-5-2 against the spread in their last nine games, 6-2-2 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record, and 1-8-1 against the spread following a loss.
This is a big number but I have UConn blowing ECU out of the building.