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    Star runner Byrum Brown and the South Florida Bulls (3-4) play the UConn Huskies (1-5) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.

    The Bulls are slight favorites (-1) in their matchup against the Huskies, with the over/under at 57 points. (On the moneyline, the Bulls are -111 and the Huskies are -109.)

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    Game Info for South Florida vs. UConn

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
    • Location: East Hartford, Connecticut
    • Stadium: Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field
    South Florida vs UConn Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    South Florida -1 -108 -112 57 -110 -110 -111 -109

    South Florida Pick Insights

    • South Florida has a 3-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • South Florida is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 1-point favorites.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of South Florida’s six games with a set total.

    South Florida Stats & Insights

    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 defense that ranks eighth-worst in the FBS (455 yards allowed per game), South Florida has put up better results on offense, ranking 39th in the FBS offensively averaging 433.9 yards per game.
    • With 36.1 points allowed per game on defense, which ranks eighth-worst in the FBS, South Florida has had to lean on their 69th-ranked offense (28.6 points per contest) to keep them in games.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks fifth-worst in the FBS (305 passing yards allowed per game), South Florida has had more success on offense, ranking 46th in the FBS by averaging 252.9 passing yards per game.
    • South Florida is compiling 181 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 42nd in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 81st, surrendering 150 rushing yards per game.
    • South Florida is averaging a 37.9% third-down percentage offensively this season (87th in the FBS), and is surrendering a 37.3% third-down conversion rate (60th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • With nine forced turnovers (62nd in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (101st in the FBS), South Florida’s -3-3 turnover margin ranks 98th in college football.

    South Florida’s Best Players

    • Brown has thrown for 1,662 yards, completing 59.6% of his passes and recording 12 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also run for 512 yards (73.1 ypg) on 116 carries with seven rushing touchdowns.
    • Nay’Quan Wright has piled up 404 yards on 90 attempts, scoring three times.
    • Sean Atkins’ 493 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 58 times and has registered 43 receptions and three touchdowns.
    • Naiem Simmons has put together a 438-yard season so far with three touchdowns, hauling in 24 passes on 42 targets.
    • Khafre Brown has been the target of 27 passes and racked up 15 catches for 273 yards, an average of 39 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Daquan Evans has three sacks to lead the team, and also has eight TFL and 30 tackles.
    • Jhalyn Shuler, South Florida’s leading tackler, has 40 tackles, two TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Logan Berryhill leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 25 tackles and two passes defended.

    UConn Betting Insights

    • UConn has gone 3-3-0 ATS this season.
    • UConn is 3-2 against the spread when an underdog by 1 point or more this season.
    • In UConn’s six games with a set total, three have hit the over (50%).

    UConn Pick Insights

    • UConn has been struggling offensively, ranking 19th-worst with 322.8 total yards per game. It has been more effective defensively, giving up 389 total yards per contest (85th-ranked).
    • This season has been ugly for UConn on both sides of the ball, as it is averaging just 20.5 points per game (18th-worst) and ceding 31.5 points per game (24th-worst).
    • UConn’s passing game has been sputtering, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with 190.5 passing yards per game. It has been better defensively, giving up 251.3 passing yards per contest (106th-ranked).
    • UConn ranks 98th in the FBS with 132.3 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 66th with 137.7 rushing yards surrendered per game on defense.
    • UConn ranks 90th in the FBS with a 37.6% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 85th with a 40.5% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • UConn has registered seven forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) and committed seven turnovers (34th in the FBS) this season for a 0 turnover margin that ranks 63rd in the FBS.

    UConn’s Best Players

    • Ta’Quan Roberson has racked up 970 yards (161.7 per game) while completing 60.3% of his passes and recording seven touchdown passes with two interceptions this season.
    • Victor Rosa has run for 399 yards on 75 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • DeVontae Houston has run for 161 yards across 34 carries.
    • Justin Joly has racked up 275 receiving yards on 23 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring one touchdown as a receiver.
    • Brett Buckman has collected 261 receiving yards (43.5 yards per game) and one touchdown on 22 receptions.
    • Cameron Ross has racked up 246 reciving yards (41 ypg) and one touchdown this season.
    • Pryce Yates has two sacks to pace the team, and also has five TFL and 17 tackles.
    • UConn’s leading tackler, Jackson Mitchell, has 49 tackles, one TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Chris Shearin has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 15 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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