In seven previous outings, the Bearcats (8-3, 4-2 Big East) lead the Huskies (5-6, 3-3 Big East) by a score of 5-2.
Our fiscal friends at Odds Shark match them up:
The game also pits Cincinnati's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 33.4 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 45 this week at 23.4 PPG. The Bearcats aerial game is averaging 218.4 yards per game, less than the Huskies secondary allows through the air, 286.8 YPG per game. In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 11-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 103 yards per game when on the road. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Connecticut spoiled the Big East title hopes of Rutgers last week by a score of 40-22 while Cincinnati was a 30-13 winner over the embattled Syracuse Orange.
Game date, time: Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Nippert Stadium
TV channel: ESPN/ESPN3
Spread: UConn is getting eight points (+8)
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