UConn vs. Temple - 1/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Temple Owls (10-9) at Connecticut Huskies (10-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Harry A. Gampel Pavilion)
The Line: Connecticut Huskies -5.5 -- Over/Under: 129 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Temple Owls and UConn Huskies meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Gampel Pavilion.
The Temple Owls need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Temple Owls are averaging 69.8 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 62.5 points on 37.6 percent shooting. Quinton Rose is averaging 14.1 points and 4.8 rebounds while Nate Pierre-Louis is averaging 10.6 points and 8.8 rebounds. Alani Moore II is dishing 2.8 assists and De'Vondre Perry is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Temple Owls are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Temple Owls are allowing 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.5 rebounds per game. The Temple Owls have lost three straight road games.
The UConn Huskies need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The UConn Huskies are averaging 71.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 64.5 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Christian Vital is averaging 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds while Josh Carlton is averaging 10 points and 6.8 rebounds. Alterique Gilbert is dishing 4.8 assists and Tyler Polley is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The UConn Huskies are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71 percent from the free throw line. The UConn Huskies are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.5 rebounds per game. The UConn Huskies have won seven of their last nine home games.
The Owls are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Huskies are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 0-2-2 ATS in their last 4 home games. The under is 4-1 in Owls last 5 overall. The under is 10-4 in Huskies last 14 overall.
The Temple Owls have failed to cover four of their six road games where they lose by an average of 5.2 points and shoot 34 percent from the field. The UConn Huskies win at home by an average of 10.5 points and are a profitable 10-7-2 ATS on the season overall despite their struggles overall. I'll lay the number with the Huskies at home.