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NCAAF 2021 Week 0 Betting: UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs 08/28/2021 Picks

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NCAAF 2021 Week 1 Betting UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs 08-28-2021 Picks

UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs 08/28/2021 – The UCONN Huskies are back this year after missing last season and they hope to shake off a lot of rust when they open up their season against the Fresno State Bulldogs this coming Monday, August 28. The kick-off starts at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time at the Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California. Fans can catch the game live by tuning in to CBSSN for the live television broadcast while the online live stream is made available through SofaScore. With the Fresno State Bulldogs owning the home-field advantage, NCAAF betting odds forecast a blowout win over the returning UCONN Huskies.

UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs 08/28/2021

When: Saturday, August 28, 2:00 PM ET
Where: Bulldog Stadium, Fresno, California
TV: CBSSN
Stream: Sofascore

UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs 08/28/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Huskies +25.5 (-110) 62.5 o (-110) +1375
Bulldogs -25.5 (-110) 62.5 u (-110) -2400
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UCONN Huskies

The UCONN Huskies did not participate last season due to the COVID-19 situation and were forced to pull out. This team was getting ready to play their first year after departing the American Athletic Conference. The Huskies are still looking to build a winning culture for their college football team as it has only won six out of 36 matches for the past three years. Kevin Mensah is going to see action once again in 2019 and he will still be the quarterback for this season. He was able to throw 1,103 yards and had nine touchdowns back in 2019 and he will still have Cameron Ross by his side.

Players to Watch:  J. Zergiotis QB (CMP 150 ATT 260 YDS 1782 CMP% 57.7 AVG 6.9 LNG 94 TD 9 INT 11 SACK 21 SYL -117 RTG 118.2), M. Beaudry QB (CMP 53 ATT 83 YDS 503 CMP% 63.9 AVG 6.1 LNG 33 TD 1 INT 2 SACK 9 SYL -64 RTG 113.9), K. Mensah RB (ATT 226 YDS 1013 AVG 4.5 LNG 58 TD 9), A. Thompkins RB (ATT 98 YDS 468 AVG 4.8 LNG 42 TD 2), C. Ross WR (REC 60 YDS 723 AVG 12.1 LNG 94 TD 4).

Fresno State Bulldogs

The Fresno State Bulldogs finished last season with a 3-3 record and finished in the middle of the Mountain West Conference. This team had its moment that after they lost their opening game,  they won three straight matches against the Colorado State Rams, UNLV Rebels and Utah State Aggies. The Bulldogs were one of the top teams of the conference but lost back-to-back matches against the Nevada Wolf Pack and New Mexico Lobos ending their season on a sour note. Jake Haener will be the player that will lead the team and he was impressive last season throwing 2,021 yards and 14 touchdowns.

Players to Watch: J. Haener QB (CMP 150 ATT 232 YDS 2021 CMP% 64.7 AVG 8.7 LNG 71 TD 14 INT 5 SACK 24 SYL -200 RTG 153.4), B. Wooldridge QB (CMP 8 ATT 16 YDS 117 CMP% 50 AVG 7.3 LNG 35 TD 0 INT 0 SACK 0 SYL 0 RTG 111.4), R. Rivers RB (ATT 100 YDS 507 AVG 5.1 LNG 32 TD 7),  J. Mims RB (ATT 28 YDS 145 AVG 5.2 LNG 84 TD 1), J. Cropper WR (REC 37 YDS 520 AVG 14.1 LNG 59 TD 5).

UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Numbers

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UCONN Huskies

Connecticut are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
Connecticut are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games.
Huskies are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
Connecticut are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games played in August.
Connecticut are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games played in week 1.

Fresno State Bulldogs

Bulldogs are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games.
Fresno State are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games at home.
Bulldogs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Independents (FBS) conference.
Fresno State are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games played in week 1.
Fresno State are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games played on a Saturday.

UCONN Huskies vs Fresno State Bulldogs Betting Picks

The UCONN Huskies didn’t improve much since participating in 2019 and they are still seen by the best online sportsbook to struggle this season. This should be an easy win for the Fresno State Bulldogs who are out to start the season with a win as the final score should be around 32-13.