The No. 14 UConn Huskies (22-7, 11-7 Big East) are heavily favored (by 17.5 points) to continue a three-game home winning streak when they host the DePaul Blue Demons (9-20, 3-15 Big East) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is 147.5.
UConn vs. DePaul Odds
- UConn odds to win: -2242
- DePaul odds to win: +1088
- Spread: UConn (-17.5)
- Total: 147.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: CBS Sports Network
- Where: Hartford, Connecticut
- Venue: XL Center
Who Will Win UConn vs. DePaul?
UConn and DePaul Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
When it has played as at least 17.5-point favorites this season, UConn is 4-2 against the spread.
The Huskies and Blue Demons average 2.8 more points between them than the over/under of 147.5 for this game.
UConn and DePaul have seen their opponents average a combined 5.6 fewer points per game than the point total of 147.5 set in this game.
UConn’s average point total in outings this year is 144.2, 3.3 points below the over/under in this game.
The average over/under for Blue Demons games this season is 0.6 more points than the point total of 147.5 in this outing.
The Huskies’ ATS record is 17-11-0 this season.
So far this season, the Blue Demons have compiled an 11-16-2 record against the spread.
UConn Stats & Insights
UConn has a +397 scoring differential, topping opponents by 13.7 points per game. It is putting up 78.9 points per game to rank 29th in college basketball and is giving up 65.2 per outing to rank 48th in college basketball.
UConn wins the rebound battle by 9.6 boards on average. It collects 36.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 12th in college basketball, while its opponents grab 26.6 per outing.
The Huskies connect on 8.9 three-pointers per game (40th in college basketball), 4.3 more than their opponents (4.6). They are shooting 35.6% from beyond the arc (102nd in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 29.8%.
UConn ranks 25th in college basketball by averaging 100.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 16th in college basketball, allowing 83.4 points per 100 possessions.
At home, the Huskies are averaging 13 more points per game (83) than they are away from home (70).
DePaul Stats & Insights
DePaul puts up 71.4 points per game (185th in college basketball) while allowing 76.7 per contest (338th in college basketball). It has a -155 scoring differential and has been outscored by 5.3 points per game.
The 30 rebounds per game DePaul accumulates rank 277th in the nation, 5.9 fewer than the 35.9 its opponents grab.
DePaul makes 8.4 three-pointers per game (68th in college basketball) while shooting 36.2% from deep (74th in college basketball). It is making 1.2 more threes than its opponents, who drain 7.2 per game at 34.4%.
DePaul ranks 283rd in college basketball with 89.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 304th defensively with 96 points conceded per 100 possessions.
In 2022-23 the Blue Demons are averaging 8.9 more points per game at home (75.8) than on the road (66.9).
UConn Key Players to Watch
Adama Sanogo leads the Huskies in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 16.9 points and 7.2 rebounds per game.
Tristen Newton leads UConn in assists, averaging 4.5 per game while also scoring 10 points per contest.
Jordan Hawkins leads the Huskies in three-point shooting, making an average of three shots per game from beyond the arc.
Andre Jackson is UConn’s leader in steals, averaging 1.1 steals per game, while Donovan Clingan leads them in blocks with 1.9 per contest.
DePaul Key Players to Watch
Umoja Gibson’s points (16.6 per game) and assists (4.8 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Blue Demons’ leaderboards.
Eral Penn is at the top of the DePaul rebounding leaderboard with 7.2 rebounds per game. He also notches 8.8 points and adds 0.7 assists per game.
Gibson is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Blue Demons, hitting 2.9 threes per game.
DePaul’s leader in steals is Gibson with 1.9 per game, and its leader in blocks is Penn with one per game.
UConn vs. DePaul Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
UConn 82, DePaul 64
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