The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Connecticut Huskies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Gampel Pavilion.
Oddsmakers currently have the Huskies listed as 11½-point favorites versus the Fighting Irish, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
Luke Harangody had 20 points and 15 rebounds to lead Notre Dame past Rutgers 70-65 on Wednesday night.
Notre Dame couldn’t cover as 15-point home favorites as the game played under the 143.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.
A.J. Price went for 36 points, six rebounds, and six assists to lead Connecticut past Marquette 92-83 on Wednesday night.
UConn won as a road pick ‘em, as the game played over the 143-point total listed by oddsmakers.
Notre Dame has won 2 straight games.
Connecticut has won 2 straight games.
Notre Dame: 16-11 SU, 7-15 ATS
Connecticut: 26-2 SU, 13-11 ATS
Notre Dame most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Villanova are 4-6
After playing Rutgers are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Connecticut most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Marquette are 3-0
After a win are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Notre Dame’s last 7 games on the road
Notre Dame is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Notre Dame is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Notre Dame is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Connecticut
Connecticut is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Notre Dame
Connecticut is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
Connecticut is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Connecticut is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Notre Dame
Notre Dame home to Villanova, Monday, March 2
Connecticut at Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 7