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UConn versus San Diego State CBB Betting Info for Sweet 16

UConn had no issues against either Stetson or Northwestern in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Will it be a different story in the regionals? The NCAAB odds list UConn as a double-digit favorite for the third consecutive NCAA Tournament game.

UConn has not trailed in its first two games in the NCAA Tournament while San Diego State had a tough first-round matchup with UAB before having a much easier time of it against Yale.

UConn versus San Diego State CBB Betting Info for Sweet 16
UConn versus San Diego State CBB Betting Info for Sweet 16

Connecticut has won both matchups against San Diego State. In the 2011 NCAA Tournament, the Huskies won 74-67 in the West Regional final as a two-point favorite. The stakes were even higher in the most recent clash, with the Huskies topping the Aztecs 76-59 as a seven-point favorite in the 2023 national championship game. Both those contests landed over the total.

UConn is listed as an 11-point favorite on Sunday according to the NCAAB expert picks.

UConn leads the way at +200 in the odds to win March Madness. San Diego State is well back at +8000 in the championship odds.

Keep on reading for more on the matchup between No. 5 seed San Diego State and top-seeded UConn with a spot in the East Region final on the line.

Game Information

  • Game: San Diego State 26-10 vs UConn 32-3
  • Date/Time: Thursday, March 28, 7:45 p.m. ET
  • Location: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • San Diego State vs UConn Live Stream: TBS.com

 

UConn has won 23 of its last 27 games played at neutral sites with the Huskies covering in 21 of those matchups. San Diego is 18-8 in its last 26 games at neutral sites and went 13-13 against the spread in those games.

 

 


The Huskies are priced at -625 to win the game outright while San Diego State is +475 on the moneyline.

San Diego State vs UConn Odds and Spreads

  • UConn is 9-0 and San Diego State is 6-1 at neutral sites this season.
  • The Huskies are 33-2 outright as the favorite this season.
  • San Diego State is 2-5 when listed as the underdog.
  • The Huskies have covered in eight of the nine neutral-site games.
  • Five of San Diego State’s eight games at neutral sites finished over the total.
  • San Diego State is 2-6 against the spread over its last eight games.
  • UConn is 8-1 against the Las Vegas odds over the last nine games.
  • Six of UConn’s last seven games went under the total.

 

ATS Pick: San Diego State +11

UConn has won eight straight NCAA Tournament games with each of those games being decided by double digits. UConn is looking good to make it nine in a row but the question is whether asking UConn to cover as an 11-point favorite is realistic.

The Aztecs have covered in seven of their last nine games versus Big East teams while UConn has won its last 12 games played in March. We like both of those trends to continue – the Huskies winning but San Diego State, which owns wins against WCC powers Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s, finding a way to hang around.

Both teams are in good shape from an injury standpoint. San Diego State’s top nine scorers have combined to miss nine games this season while UConn also has its full roster available.

 

 

Over/Under Pick: Over 135½

UConn has held its last three opponents under 60 points while San Diego State is allowing 61 points per game in the NCAA Tournament. Keep that in mind when looking at the best college basketball bets today.

The total has gone over in five of San Diego State’s last seven games.

UConn puts up 81 points per game and is seventh nationally in assists. Even though both teams are ranked in the top 10 by the Pomeroy college basketball ratings in adjusted offensive efficiency, we like this game to creep over the 135½-point total.

 

 

Player Prop Pick: Tristen Newton to have 7+ Assists (+100)

UConn’s Newton has 18 assists and just four turnovers in the first two NCAA Tournament games. Look for the All-American point guard to get his teammates going early in this matchup.

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Score Prediction

UConn 74, San Diego State 62

 

 

Questions of the Day

Which team has a better record against the spread going into the matchup between San Diego State and UConn?


UConn leads the Big East with a 24-12 record against the college basketball spread while San Diego State is 14-20 ATS.

What is a player prop worth considering for the San Diego State Aztecs?


Jaedon LeDee has 58 points on 67% shooting in the first two games of the NCAA Tournament, but the prop options for him aren’t too enticing so take a look at the scoring props for Lamont Butler. He had 13 points the last time San Diego State faced UConn and he has +152 odds to score at least 12 points.

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