South Florida vs. UConn - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Connecticut Huskies (19-8) at South Florida Bulls (7-21)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls +12.5 -- Over/Under: 132 See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and the UConn Huskies face off on Thursday in AAC college basketball action.
The South Florida Bulls are 7-21 this season and they have won their last two games. USF is averaging 63.9 points per game and they are shooting 42.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.9 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 15.7 points per game. Chris Perry is averaging 9.8 points and 6.7 rebounds, Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, and Angel Nunez is averaging 9.7 points and 5.9 rebounds. South Florida is 4-12 at home and 4-11 in AAC play.
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The UConn Huskies are 19-8 this season and they are coming off of a loss at Cincinnati that ended a two game winning streak. UConn is averaging 73.1 points per game and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they allow 62.1 points and their opponents are shooting 37.7 percent. Shonn Miller leads the Huskies averaging 13.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Rodney Purvis is averaging 13 points, Sterling Gibbs is averaging 12.2 points, and Daniel Hamilton is averaging 11.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists per game. UConn is 5-3 on the road and 9-5 in AAC games.
South Florida is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, 16-34-1 against the spread in their last 51 home games, and 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. UConn is 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 7-15-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. The underdog has covered the point spread in none of the last 12 meetings of these two teams.
This is a big number and I am going to take the points with the home team, South Florida.