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    One of the best wide receivers in college football will be on display when Justin Joly and the UConn Huskies (2-9) visit the UMass Minutemen (3-8) on Saturday, November 25, 2023.

    The Huskies are slight favorites (-2.5) in their matchup versus the Minutemen, with the over/under at 51.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Huskies are -133 and the Minutemen are +112.)

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    Game Info for UConn vs. UMass

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 25, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
    • Stadium: Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium
    UConn vs UMass Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UConn -2.5 -110 -110 51.5 -110 -110 -133 +112

    UConn Pick Insights

    • UConn has a 4-6-0 record against the spread this season.
    • UConn has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 2.5 points or more this season (0-1).
    • UConn games with a set total have hit the over five times this season (50%).

    UConn Stats & Insights

    • With 319 yards of total offense per game (22nd-worst) and 418.8 yards allowed per game on defense (21st-worst), UConn has been playing poorly on both sides of the ball this year.
    • UConn has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this season, ranking eighth-worst with 18 points per contest. The defensive unit ranks 106th in the FBS (30.9 points allowed per game).
    • Despite having a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks 13th-worst in the FBS (261.5 passing yards allowed per game), UConn has put up better results offensively, ranking 104th in the FBS by putting up 191.8 passing yards per game.
    • UConn is compiling 127.2 rushing yards per game on offense (99th in the FBS), and ranks 81st defensively with 157.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • UConn is averaging a 35.7% third-down conversion rate on offense (97th in the FBS), and ranks 108th on the other side of the ball with a 43.5% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • UConn has forced 10 total turnovers (120th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 16 times (75th in the FBS) to record a turnover margin of -6, the 19th-worst in college football.

    UConn’s Best Players

    • Ta’Quan Roberson has thrown for 1,901 yards (172.8 ypg) to lead UConn, completing 58.4% of his passes and tossing 12 touchdown passes compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Cam Edwards has 516 rushing yards on 103 carries with two touchdowns.
    • This season, Victor Rosa has carried the ball 97 times for 479 yards (43.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Joly’s team-high 526 yards as a receiver have come on 50 catches (out of 76 targets) with two touchdowns.
    • Cameron Ross has caught 41 passes for 516 yards (46.9 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Brett Buckman has a total of 453 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 44 throws and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Pryce Yates leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has seven TFL and 30 tackles.
    • Jackson Mitchell is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s collected 86 tackles, three TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Chris Shearin has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 28 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

    UMass Betting Insights

    • So far this year, UMass has put together a 5-6-0 record against the spread.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 2.5 points or more, the Minutemen have a 5-3 record against the spread.
    • UMass has hit the over in eight of their 11 games with a set total (72.7%).

    UMass Pick Insights

    • UMass ranks 86th in total yards per game (362.4), but it has been worse defensively, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with 428.2 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • UMass ranks 93rd in points per game (23.6), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking worst in the FBS with 38.5 points allowed per contest.
    • UMass is putting up 212.6 passing yards per game on offense this season (84th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 209.1 passing yards per contest (39th-ranked) on defense.
    • UMass ranks 79th in rushing yards per game (149.7), but it has been less productive on the other side of the ball, ranking fourth-worst in the FBS with 219.1 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • UMass’ defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, ceding a 46.6% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 10th-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 84th with a 46.6% third-down rate.
    • With 15 forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) and 14 turnovers committed (50th in the FBS) this season, UMass ranks 52nd in the FBS with a turnover margin of +1.

    UMass’ Best Players

    • Taisun Phommachanh has compiled 1,277 yards (116.1 per game) while completing 61.4% of his passes and tossing five touchdown passes with five interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Kay’Ron Adams, has carried the ball 218 times for 1,106 yards (100.5 per game) with 10 touchdowns.
    • Gregroy Desrosiers has piled up 34 carries and totaled 291 yards with four touchdowns while also gaining 173 yards through the air with two touchdowns.
    • Anthony Simpson has hauled in 685 receiving yards on 51 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • George Johnson has caught 32 passes and compiled 391 receiving yards (35.5 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Mark Pope’s 52 targets have resulted in 30 receptions for 391 yards and one touchdown.
    • Billy Wooden paces the team with five sacks, and also has five TFL and 42 tackles.
    • Nahji Logan is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 49 tackles, two TFL, and 0.5 sacks.
    • Juan Lua has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 16 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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