The UConn Huskies and DePaul Blue Demons meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Wintrust Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The UConn Huskies Betting Preview
The UConn Huskies are averaging 79.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 64.4 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Adama Sanogo is averaging 16.9 points and 7.2 rebounds, while Jordan Hawkins is averaging 16.1 points and 1.5 assists. Alex Karaban is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Tristen Newton is dishing 4 assists. The UConn Huskies are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The UConn Huskies are allowing 28.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game.
The DePaul Blue Demons Betting Preview
The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 71.5 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Umoja Gibson is averaging 16.2 points and 2.6 rebounds, while Javan Johnson is averaging 14.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. Da’Sean Nelson is the third double-digit scorer and Eral Penn is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.2 percent from the free throw line. The DePaul Blue Demons are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.6 rebounds per game.
UConn vs DePaul Trends
The Huskies are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Blue Demons are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games. The over is 4-1 in Huskies last 5 overall. The under is 4-1 in Blue Demons last 5 home games. The home team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
UConn is better than this minor setback has shown, and the Huskies are still winning in the favorite role by an average of 15 points. The DePaul Blue Demons have had issues playing up to their competition, and they lose in the underdog role by an average of 10.3 points. Big number for a road team, but there's a clear talent gap. Give me UConn.