Connecticut Huskies vs. Florida State Seminoles Free Prediction


The Connecticut Huskies (7-2) clash against the 11th-ranked Florida State Seminoles (7-1) at Prudential Center. The game can be seen on ESPN2 at 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Connecticut Huskies vs. Florida State Seminoles ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Seminoles easily got past the Florida Gators 81-60, while the Huskies were victorious over the Morehead State Eagles 80-70.

Connecticut played a nearly perfect game. They had a turnover percentage of 15.4 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 37.8. Morehead State put up marks of 19.9 and 32.5, respectively, for those same stats. Meanwhile, Florida State’s 0.500 free throw rate was their largest advantage over Florida, who had a rate of 0.259. PJ Savoy had a good game for Florida State, recording 20 points. Connecticut received a boost from Josh Carlton, who put up 17 points and eight rebounds.

The offensive glass should be a huge advantage for Florida State in this matchup. The Seminoles rank 59th in offensive rebounding percentage (33.2 percent), while Connecticut ranks 306th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.3 percent) since last season.

Connecticut vs. Florida State Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Florida State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Florida State ranks 99th in assists per game (14.6) while Connecticut ranks 258th (11.6).
  • The Seminoles rank 163rd in three pointers attempted per game (22.1) while the Huskies rank 236th in three pointers allowed per game (24.0).
  • Florida State blocks 4.9 opponent shots per game, which is ranked 23rd in the nation. Connecticut ranks 88th in blocks allowed per game (3.0).
  • The Seminoles rank 94th in rebounds per game (37.5) while the Huskies rank 207th in rebounds allowed per game (36.1).
  • Connecticut ranks 29th in steals allowed per game (5.1) while Florida State ranks 106th (5.9).