| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2021 | PURDUE BOILERMAKERS VS. UCONN HUSKIES

The Purdue Boilermakers and the UCONN Huskies will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.

Oddsmakers opened the Boilermakers as -32.5-point favorites versus the Huskies, while the game's total opened at 56.5.

Purdue was a 30-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against Beavers. They covered the -7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (51) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Purdue:

Team record: 1-0 SU,1-0 ATS

Purdue is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

Purdue is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Purdue is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road

UCONN:

Team record: 0-2 SU,0-2 ATS

Connecticut is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

Connecticut is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Connecticut is 6-17 ATS in its last 23 games at home

Next up:

Purdue at Notre Dame Saturday, September 18

UCONN at Army Saturday, September 18

The loss to Fresno State to open the season wasn’t all that shocking but last week’s loss to Holy Cross? Yeah, even I said to my friends that Edsall being a head coach at the FBS level is hysterical and he needed to go. I am glad to see they finally decided on it because you just can’t allow failure to be acceptable. Hey, I get it, not everyone is going to fly high and succeed every season but what has happened in Storrs lately is just a losing mentality. When you have zero expectations to even win 1 damn game?

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Purdue impressed last week with a 30-21 win and cover against Oregon State in an entertaining affair. QB Jack Plummer was impressive, especially in the fourth quarter, as he tossed two touchdowns to TE Payne Durham in the final 4:56.

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It’s a non-conference matchup on the gridiron when the Big Ten makes the trip to face the AAC in the Nutmeg State. The Purdue Boilermakers are on the road as they make the trip to face the UConn Huskies Saturday afternoon. Purdue opened their season with a 30-21 home victory over Oregon State in a non-conference tilt last Saturday. UConn became the first two-loss team in the FBS as they were dropped 38-28 at home by FCS program Holy Cross last Saturday in their most recent contest. This marks the first time that the two programs have met on the gridiron as FBS opponents.

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