When you think UConn and Wake Forest, you think basketball Final Four, not bowl game. But the Connecticut Huskies and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons will both be gunning for a victory on December 29 when they meet at Bank of America Stadium in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
NewBodog oddsmakers currently have the Demon Deacons listed as 3-point favorites versus the Huskies, while the game's total is sitting at 48.
Connecticut was destroyed 66-21 by the West Virginia Mountaineers last time out, as 20-point underdogs. The combined 87 points sailed OVER the posted total of 51.
Donald Brown II had 129 yards rushing with one TD in a losing effort for the Huskies.
Wake Forest intercepted two passes and forced five turnovers last time out as they defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 31-17. Wake Forest covered the slight 1-point spread, while the game's 48 points made it OVER the posted total of 46.
Josh Adams led the way with 24 carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Connecticut: 9-3 SU, 8-3 ATS
Wake Forest: 8-4 SU, 8-4 ATS
Connecticut most recently:
When playing in December are 1-3
When playing on grass are 9-1
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
Wake Forest most recently:
When playing in December are 2-0-1
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Connecticut is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Connecticut is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games
Wake Forest is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Wake Forest is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Wake Forest's last 9 games
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