UConn Huskies vs. Providence Friars: 2/10/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

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The Providence Friars (9-10) will attempt to break a three-game losing streak when they host the UConn Huskies (8-4) on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Alumni Hall (RI) as just 2-point underdogs. The game airs at 4:00 PM ET on FS1. The matchup has an over/under set at 133 points.

Betting Information

UConn vs Providence Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
UConn -2 -112 -109 133 -108 -113 -136 112

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Total Facts

  • The Huskies and their opponents have scored at least 133 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 12 outings (50%) this year.
  • Providence and its opponents have added up to score at least 133 points in 73.7% of their games this year (14 of 19 chances).
  • These teams average a combined 143.1 points per game, 10.1 more points than the over/under of 133 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 136.1 points per game, 3.1 more than the point total for this matchup.
  • The average point total in Huskies games this year is 2.8 more points than the total of 133 in this matchup.
  • The average point total for the Friars this season is 10.4 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 71.4 points the Huskies record per game are only 0.3 fewer points than the Friars allow (71.7).
  • When UConn totals more than 71.7 points, it is 3-2 overall and 4-0 against the spread.
  • Providence is 2-5 against the spread and 2-6 overall when allowing more than 71.4 points.
  • The Friars score 7.3 more points per game (71.7) than the Huskies give up (64.4).
  • Providence is 8-0 against the spread and 8-6 overall when it scores more than 64.4 points.
  • UConn is 3-2 against the spread and 1-4 overall when it allows its opponents to put up more than 71.7 points.
  • The Huskies have out-scored their opponents by a total of 84 points this season (seven points per game on average), and opponents of the Friars have out-scored them by only one more point on the year (zero per game).

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UConn Betting Information

  • UConn is strong against the spread, going 8-3 on the season.
  • The Huskies fare well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 4-2 record against the spread.
  • UConn has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 6 of 11 games for a 54.5% rate.

Providence Betting Information

  • Providence has a losing record against the spread, going 8-10 ATS (covering only 44.4% of the time).
  • When they are at least 2-point underdogs, the Friars have a record ATS of 3-5.
  • In most of Friars games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (10 out of 18 games, 55.6%).

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UConn Leaders

  • James Bouknight leads the Huskies in scoring, tallying 20.3 points per game to go with 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
  • Tyrese Martin leads UConn in rebounding, averaging 7.1 per game, while R.J. Cole leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.8 in each contest.
  • Tyler Polley paces his teammates on the Huskies with 1.8 made threes per game.
  • Martin is UConn’s leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Isaiah Whaley leads them in blocks with 2.9 per contest.

Providence Leaders

  • The Friars’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Nate Watson with 17.9 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.
  • The Friars’ leading assist machine is David Duke with a stat line of 5.1 assists, 17.5 points, and 6.0 rebounds per game.
  • Duke is the top scorer from distance for the Friars, hitting 2.0 threes per game.
  • The Friars’ leader in steals is Jared Bynum with 1.2 per game, and Watson is their leader in blocks with 0.7 per game.
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