Iona Gaels vs Connecticut Huskies 12/04/2019 Picks, Predictions and Preview
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Iona Gaels vs Connecticut Huskies 12/04/2019 – On Wednesday, Iona Gaels will take the road to square-off against UConn Huskies for their 5th game of the season. The Gaels managed to win just two of their four games this year, but they still have the opportunity to bounce back in their upcoming games. UConn Huskies are doing well with a 5-2 record on the season and they have all the potential to defeat equally good opponents. The Huskies are all set to play this game at home, but they will need to take this game seriously against Iona. College basketball betting has already taken its toll as these teams clash for an interesting matchup.
Iona Gaels vs Connecticut Huskies 12/04/2019
Last week, Iona Gaels managed to defeat Kennesaw State with its impressive game. The Gaels have done well when they scored 75 points and restricted Kennesaw to just 52 points. Overall, Iona seems to be holding a decent offense, but they have not performed well against teams with a winning record. The Gaels still need to improve their coordination and defense. The leading scorer for Iona with an average of 17 points per game is Taujuan Agee. When it comes to assists, the Gaels have Asante Gist as their leader with 4.2 assists on average per game. Agee is also leading his team in rebounds with 9.
Players to watch: T. Agee F (4 GP 31.8 MIN 17 PTS 9 REB 2.5 AST 0.5 STL 2.3 BLK 3.3 TO 63.3 FG% 76.5 FT% 80 3P %), E.J. Crawford G (4 GP 35 MIN 15.3 PTS 5 REB 1 AST 1.8 STL 0 BLK 3 TO 39.6 FG% 82.6 FT% 21.1 3P%), A. Gist G (4 GP 32.8 MIN 9 PTS 3 REB 4.3 AST 0.8 STL 0 BLK 2.8 TO 29.3 FG% 50 FT% 30.8 3P%).
The Huskies are one of those notable teams on the season and they seem to be living up to their name with their decent record. Last week, UConn done well against Maine Black Bears and they managed to settle with a final score of 64-40. The Huskies and their leading scorer covering an average close to 15 points per game. When it comes to rebounds, the Huskies have an average of 8 plus boards. UConn will hold the key to this game with their potential unit and the Gaels will struggle to prevent them from scoring.
Players to watch: C. Vital G (7 GP 30.9 MIN 14.6 PTS 8.1 REB 3.4 AST 3.3 STL 0 BLK 2.7 TO 35.7 FG% 96.7 FT% 33.3 3P %), J. Bouknight G (4 GP 18.5 MIN 13.8 PTS 4.5 REB 0.8 AST 1 STL 0 BLK 1 TO 63.6 FG% 76.9 FT% 60 3P%), J. Carlton C (7 GP 24.1 MIN 11.4 PTS 7.3 REB 0.7 AST 0.6 STL 1.1 BLK 2.9 TO 50 FG% 53.8 FT% 0 3P%).
Iona Gaels vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Predictions
Gaels are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games.
Huskies are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
Iona Gaels vs Connecticut Huskies Betting Picks
Sports Gambling might be confusing at times, but UConn Huskies are bound to have the upper hand in this game. Iona Gaels will be no match for the well-seasoned Huskies in this matchup.
Moneyline: Iona Gaels have a money line of +702 in this match. Whereas, UConn Huskies have a money line of -948.
ATS: The ATS for Iona is +13.5 in this game and the ATS for UConn is -13.5.
Totals: The total will go over for Iona Gaels as 137.5. For UConn Huskies, the total will go under 137.5.
Score Prediction: Back the Huskies to win this game with a final score of 72-63.