Connecticut vs. Purdue National Championship Game Betting

Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball Betting

Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball Betting

The Connecticut Huskies are just one win away from repeating as NCAA Men’s basketball champions. Most important of all, UConn has been printing money as the most dominant and profitable team over the past two months. UConn head coach Dan Hurley has emerged as the best in the business with a relentless team that plays a mean and nasty full court game. UConn faces the best player in the game, Zach Edey, and the Purdue Boilermakers for all of the marbles on Monday night. Purdue is aiming for its first National Championship in school history.

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Connecticut Huskies Championship Game Lines

Purdue Boilermakers +6.5

Connecticut Huskies -6.5

Total: 146

Money Line: Purdue +234, Connecticut -285

Connecticut Huskies Next Matchup

On Monday, April 8, 2024, the Purdue Boilermakers of the Big Ten Conference will face the Connecticut Huskies of the Big East Conference at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Tipoff Time is 9:20 p.m. ET, with television coverage on TBS.

Purdue Boilermakers Team Overview

Overall, the Purdue Boilermakers are 28-3 straight up, 17-13-1 against the spread, and 21-10 over/under the total. Purdue has national metrics of 11th for scoring offense, 16th for field goal percentage, 2nd for 3-point field goal percentage, 166th for free throw percentage, and 9th for offensive rebounding. While defensively, Purdue is 126th for scoring defense, 65th for field goal percentage permitted, 86th for 3-point field goal percentage allowed, and 5th for defensive rebounding.

Late on, Purdue has covered five of its previous eight games. Purdue has gone under the total in four of its last six outings. First among Purdue scorers is Zach Edey, with 25.0 points and 12.2 rebounds per game. At the same time, G Braden Smith brings 12.2 points and 7.5 assists per game.

Connecticut Huskies Team Overview

Overall, the Connecticut Huskies are 28-3 straight up, 20-11 against the spread, and 15-15-1 over/under the total. Connecticut has national metrics of 30th for scoring offense, 15th for field goal percentage, 44th for 3-point field goal percentage, 96th for free throw percentage, and 48th for offensive rebounding. While defensively, UConn is 13th for scoring defense, 10th for field goal percentage permitted, 66th for 3-point field goal percentage allowed, and 2nd for defensive rebounding.

Late on, UConn has covered 11 of its previous 12 games. UConn has gone under the total in nine of its last ten outings. First among UConn scorers is G Tristen Newton, with 15.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 6.1 assists per game. G Cam Spencer brings 14.4 points per game. Also, F Alex Karaban averages 13.5 points per contest. And then Donovan Clingan has 12.9 points and 7.5 rebounds per tilt.

UConn won its fourth straight national semifinal game and improved to 11-1 all-time at the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament, outlasting Alabama 86-72 to reach the national championship game.

The Huskies will take on Purdue on Monday night as UConn looks to repeat as national champions. Purdue defeated North Carolina State 63-50 in the other semifinal on Saturday.

UConn has won 11 straight NCAA tournament games going back to last year, and its average margin of victory is 22 points in those games.

Freshman Stephon Castle led UConn with 21 points and sophomore center Donovan Clingan added 18. There were six ties and seven lead changes, but the Huskies had too much firepower on offense, especially inside.

UConn had 38 points in the paint compared to Alabama's 26, outrebounded Alabama 37-29, and forced the Crimson Tide to rely on 3-point shooting to stay close.

After the Tide's Grant Nelson hit a jumper to tie the score at 56 with 12:41 to play, UConn seemed to have had enough. The Huskies went on an 8-0 run and led by at least six the rest of the way.

Tristen Newton's 3-pointer with 1:04 to play gave UConn an 83-68 lead and effectively put the game away. Clingan had eight points in just under the final 7 1/2 minutes, including a pair of dunks that got the Huskies fans on their feet.

Latest NCAA Tournament Results

2023 Won National Championship vs. (5) San Diego State, 76–59
2022 Lost First Round vs. (12) New Mexico State, 63–70
2021 Lost First Round vs. (10) Maryland, 54–63
2016 Lost Second Round vs. (1) Kansas, 61–73
2014 Won National Championship vs. (8) Kentucky, 60–54
2012 Lost Second Round vs. (8) Iowa State, 64–77
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