Connecticut at Louisville Preview and Pick

Connecticut at Louisville
Friday, 8:00 pm Eastern – ESPN 2

SBG Global Opening Line: Louisville  -  1.5 ,  Total  51.5


Friday night’s Big East contest on ESPN 2 between Connecticut and Louisville should be entertaining.  The Cardinals are led by senior quarterback Hunter Cantwell and senior defensive tackle Earl Heyman.  The Huskies are unbeaten on the season while the Cardinals are 2-1 after last week’s 38-29 win over Kansas State. Redshirt freshman Victor Anderson had 176 yards and three touchdowns for the Cardinals in the win. Anderson now has four touchdowns on the season. Cantwell went 22-for-33 for 274 yards and two touchdowns against Kansas State. He now has thrown for four touchdowns this year.  Head coach Steve Kragthorpe is now 37-29 in his coaching career.  Connecticut head coach Randy Edsall will be trying to even his all-time mark as he heads into Friday’s game with a career head coaching mark of 54-55. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking Louisville at Home.


Connecticut is coming off a 31-28 win over Baylor last Friday night. The Huskies are led by Donald Brown, the nation’s leading rusher.   He has rushed for over 700 yards this season. Louisville has won three of the four meetings all-time but Connecticut won last year 21-17.  Louisville is 14-7 all-time in Big East play. Louisville was 5-2 in the Big East in 2005, 6-1 in 2006 and 3-4 last season.


Here is a look at the College Football betting stats for Friday’s game. The Huskies are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games on grass. The Huskies are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Huskies are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games.

SBG Global Current Line: Louisville  -  3.5 ,  Total  51.5


The Cardinals are 7-3 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The Cardinals are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Cardinals are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games on grass. The Cardinals are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games.


The under is 4-1 in the Huskies last 5 Friday games. The Over is 4-1 ATS in the Huskies last 5 games in September. The Under is 4-1 ATS in the Huskies last 5 road games. The Over is 4-1 in the Cardinals last 5 games overall. The Over is 5-2 in the Cardinals last 7 home games. The Under is 18-8 in the Cardinals last 26 games in September.

Pick: UConn 1 unit out of 5

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