Michael Vick

UConn Football Underdogs Against UMass Despite Injury To Minutemen Quarterback

UConn Football Underdogs Against UMass Despite Injury To Minutemen Quarterback

The last time UConn and UMass faced off on the football field, in the opening game of the 2012 season, the Huskies shut out the Minutemen in a 37-0 romp.

Six years later, UConn will welcome UMass to Rentschler Field once again, but this time the contest figures to be significantly more competitive. In fact, most sportsbooks list the Huskies as 5-point underdogs at home, a testament to how UConn has struggled on its way to a 1-6 start this fall.

Still, Saturday offers UConn a strong chance to pick up its second win of the season, against another team that has endured a difficult year (despite high expectations coming in). The 2-6 Minutemen have lost not only to Power Five...