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Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls 2/20/2020 Picks, Preview and Game Analysis

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Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls 2/20/2020 Picks, Preview and Game Analysis

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls 2/20/2020 – An American Athletic Conference play will get underway as Connecticut Huskies take on Temple Owls from Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Huskies are an average team in their league and they are one game ahead of Temple Owls. Both teams are trying their best to maintain pace with opponents like Memphis and Wichita State. Online Betting has predicted a winner for this game and the Huskies will need to do their best to take out the Owls on the road.

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls 2/20/2020

When: Thursday, February 20, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV: ESPN2
Stream: Sofascore

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls 2/20/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Connecticut Huskies -1.5 (-110) 135 o (-110) -104
Temple Owls +1.5 (-110) 135 u (-110) -114
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Connecticut Huskies

The Connecticut Huskies are holding the same 5-7 conference record as Temple Owls, but they are 14-11 in their overall games. Connecticut is coming-off an impressive victory against Memphis Tigers in their last game. From the shooting end, the Huskies tossed in 64 points and restricted Memphis to 61. Despite their struggle from the three-point territory, Connecticut did well to hold-off Memphis. It was an important victory for the Huskies as they took out a team with a stronger record.

Players to watch: C. Vital G (25 GP 31.1 MIN 14.5 PTS 6.4 REB 2.8 AST 2.4 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 36.6 FG% 90.7 FT% 31.8 3PT%), J. Bouknight G (22 GP 24.3 MIN 12.2 PTS 3.5 REB 1.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 46.7 FG% 80 FT% 35.4 3PT%), T. Polley F (15 GP 25.2 MIN 9.5 PTS 3.2 REB 0.6 AST 0.4 STL 0.5 BLK 0.3 TO 41.7 FG% 79.3 FT% 40.5 3PT%).

Temple Owls

Temple Owls managed to win 13 of their 25 overall games, but they still have a long way to be recognized as a top team. In their last outing, the Owls struggled to get past the Villanova Wildcats and they were forced to settle with a final score of 76-56. Temple Owls were miserable from the three-point territory as they converted close to 13 percent of the attempts. From their field goal attempts, the Owls were able to convert close to 37 percent of their attempts.

Players to watch: Q. Rose G (25 GP 32.8 MIN 16.4 PTS 4.9 REB 3.6 AST 2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.3 TO 38.7 FG% 79 FT% 26.9 3PT%), N. Pierre-Louis G (25 GP 32.2 MIN 11.4 PTS 8.2 REB 3 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 40.8 FG% 66.1 FT% 22.8 3PT%), A. Moore II G (25 GP 30.8 MIN 8.5 PTS 3 REB 2.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 38 FG% 84.6 FT% 39.6 3PT%).

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls Betting Predictions

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Connecticut Huskies

Connecticut is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut’s last 7 games.
Huskies are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Connecticut is 2-16 SU in their last 18 games on the road.
Huskies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Temple.

Temple Owls

Temple is 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Temple’s last 6 games.
Owls are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
Temple is 12-5 SU in their last 17 games at home.
Owls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Connecticut.

Connecticut Huskies vs Temple Owls Betting Picks

Temple Owls are playing this game at home and they will use this as an advantage to get past the Huskies. Top online sportsbooks are supporting Temple Owls to win this game and cover the spread.

Moneyline: A moneyline of -104 is out for the Huskies and a moneyline of -114 is out for the Owls.

ATS: -1.5 is the spread for Connecticut and +1.5 is the spread for Temple Owls.

Totals: A total of over 135 is set for Connecticut and the same will go under for Temple Owls.

Score Prediction: 71-68, Temple Owls.