Connecticut has NEVER beaten a team that has finished ranked (AP).
Paul Pasqualoni is 109-62-1 as a college head coach, and he is 2-3 in his first year at Connecticut. Previously at Syracuse, Pasqualoni took the Orangemen to 9 bowls and won 4 Big East Titles in 14 years. Pasqualoni spent the past 6 years coaching in the NFL.
Connecticut is 0-3 at West Virginia losing by an average score of 46-19.
Connecticut is averaging 24.8 points per game while surrendering 18.4 points per game. UConn is averaging 19.0 on the road this season.
The WVU vs. Connecticut line opened at 14.5 and quickly moved to 19.5 in Las Vegas. Over the past 10 years, Connecticut was 68-43-2 against the spread. Last year, UConn was 8-5 against the spread. Against conference opponents over the past 10 years, UConn is 28-22-1 against the spread. Last year as Away Underdogs, UConn was 2-2 against the spread.
Connecticut is converting 29.58% on 3rd down and 25% on 4th down.
Connecticut has converted 90.91% in the Red Zone this season.
Connecticut leaders: Rushing (Lyle McCombs – 502 yards on 123 attempts), Passing (Johnny McEntee is completing 50.4% of his passes and averaging 182.6 yards per game) and Receiving (Isiah Moore has 18 receptions for 264 yards).
Connecticut is averaging 342.8 yards of offense per game (409.3 at Home and 243.0 on the Road).
Connecticut’s defense is giving up 315.6 yards per game. UConn’s defense is averaging 3.0 sacks per game and 8.2 Tackles for Loss per game.