UConn Huskies vs. Providence Friars: 2/16/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 16, 2021

Big East opponents meet when the UConn Huskies (9-5) host the Providence Friars (11-10) at Gampel Pavilion, beginning at 6:30 PM ET on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The Friars are 5.5-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. 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 -5.5 -107 -114 133 -110 -112 -240 190

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Total Facts

  • The Huskies and their opponents have combined to score more than 133 points in 50% of their outings this year (seven of 14 opportunities).
  • Providence and its opponents have combined to score more than 133 points in 14 of 21 outings (66.7%) this year.
  • The Huskies and the Friars combine to average nine more points per game than the total of 133 set for this game.
  • The Huskies and the Friars have seen their opponents average a combined 2.4 more points per game than the point total of 133 set in this game.
  • The Huskies average point total in outings this year is 136.5, 3.5 points higher than the total in this game.
  • Friars games this season have averaged an over/under of 140.9 points, 7.9 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 71.1 points the Huskies record per game are just 1.1 more points than the Friars allow (70).
  • UConn is 4-3 overall and 5-0 against the spread when scoring more than 70 points.
  • Providence is 2-5 against the spread and 2-6 overall when allowing more than 71.1 points.
  • The Friars score 5.5 more points per game (70.9) than the Huskies give up (65.4).
  • Providence is 8-0 against the spread and 9-5 overall when it scores more than 65.4 points.
  • UConn has a 2-4 record overall and an ATS record of 4-2 in games when its opponents put up more than 70.9 points.
  • The Huskies have scored a total of 81 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.7 per game), and the Friars have out-scored opponents by 20 points on the season (0.9 more per game).

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UConn Betting Information

  • The Huskies have been solid against the spread this season, earning a 9-4 record.
  • The Huskies fare well when favored by at least 5.5 points, posting a 3-2 record against the spread.
  • In 7 of 13 (53.8%) contests this season, UConn and its opponents have hit the over.

Providence Betting Information

  • The Friars record against the spread is 10-10.
  • The Friars have gone 2-2 against the spread when they are at least a 5.5-point underdog.
  • The Friars and their opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this season — 10 of 20.

Head to Head

UConn vs Providence (Last 1 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/10/2021 UConn -2.5 131 -140 +118 Regular Season 70-59 PROV

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UConn Leaders

  • Tyrese Martin leads the Huskies in scoring and rebounding, tallying 12.1 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • R.J. Cole leads UConn in assists, averaging 4.2 per game while also scoring 12.1 points per contest.
  • The Huskies get the most three-point shooting production out of Tyler Polley, who makes 1.8 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’ David Duke racks up enough points (17.4 per game) and assists (4.9 per game) to top the team’s leaderboards.
  • Providence’s Nate Watson stats (6.8 rebounds per game, 17.2 points per game, 0.7 assists per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • Duke’s 2.0 made threes per game lead the Friars.
  • Duke (1.2 steals per game) and Watson (0.9 blocks per game) lead the Friars in steals and blocks, respectively.
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