The fourth-seeded Connecticut Huskies seek a spot in the Sweet 16 for the first time in nearly a decade when they take on the No. 5 seed Saint Mary’s Gaels in a second round matchup in the West Region of the 2023 NCAA Tournament on Sunday. UConn’s last Sweet 16 appearance came in 2014, when it went on to win the fourth national championship in program history. The Huskies rolled past Iona 87-63 on Friday, while Saint Mary’s defeated VCU 63-51 in the first round.
Tipoff at MVP Arena in Albany, NY is set for 6:10 p.m. ET. The Huskies are 4-point favorites in the latest UConn vs. Saint Mary’s odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 127.5. Before making any Saint Mary’s vs. UConn picks, be sure to check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Connecticut vs. Saint Mary’s and revealed its coveted picks and predictions for the NCAA Tournament 2023. You can head to SportsLine to see the picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Saint Mary’s vs. Connecticut:
UConn vs. Saint Mary’s spread: Huskies -4UConn vs. Saint Mary’s over/under: 127.5 pointsUConn vs. Saint Mary’s money line: Huskies -190, Gaels +158UCONN: The Huskies are 17-6 against the spread in their last 23 NCAA Tournament gamesSMC: The Gaels are 0-5 ATS in their last five contests following an ATS winUConn vs. Saint Mary’s picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why UConn can cover
The Huskies trailed by two points at halftime on Friday before opening the second half with a 17-4 run and outscoring Iona 50-24 in…
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Author : CBS Sports Staff
Publish date : 2023-03-19 13:49:26
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