The second-seeded UConn Huskies look to make their 14th consecutive trip to the Final Four when they take on the No. 1 NC State Wolfpack in an Elite Eight game of the 2022 Women's NCAA Tournament on Monday. UConn (28-5) hasn't lost an Elite Eight contest since 2007, when it fell 73-50 to LSU. NC State (32-3) defeated the Huskies 60-52 in its only other Elite Eight appearance in 1998.
Tipoff at the Total Mortgage Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. is set for 7 p.m. ET. The Huskies are four-point favorites in the latest UConn vs. NC State 2022 Women's NCAA Tournament odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 129.5.
Before you lock in any Women's NCAA Tournament bets or women's college basketball predictions, you NEED to see what women's college basketball experts Calvin Wetzel and Aaron Barzilai are saying.
Barzilai is a Ph.D. from Stanford who served as Director of Basketball Analytics for the Philadelphia 76ers. Five years ago, he founded HerHoopStats.com -- a groundbreaking website that unlocks insights about the women's game. Wetzel, the site's lead betting writer, incorporates his mathematical background and strong knowledge of women's NCAA hoops to turn the site's prediction model into picks.
Barzilai and Wetzel got off to a fast start with SportsLine as they went 13-7 on their first 20 picks. Currently, they are 559-408 overall (+113.80 units, +12.99 percent) in the 2021-22 women's college basketball season. Anyone who has followed them has seen HUGE returns.
Barzilai and Wetzel know UConn is riding a 13-game winning streak after defeating Indiana 75-58 in the Sweet 16. Guards Paige Bueckers and Christyn Williams both scored 15 points for the Huskies while senior forward Olivia Nelson-Ododa registered a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds. UConn is converting 48.2 percent of its field-goal attempts this season while limiting opponents to 35.2 percent shooting.
The experts also know NC State has posted 13 consecutive victories of its own following a 66-63 triumph over Notre Dame in the Sweet 16. Senior center Elissa Cunane recorded a team-high 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season for the Wolfpack, who avenged their most-recent loss - a 69-66 setback at Notre Dame on Feb. 1. Senior guard Kai Crutchfield, who is averaging 6.4 points, had one of her best offensive performances of the campaign as she notched 14 against the Fighting Irish.
Wetzel and Barzilai have taken a close look at the UConn vs. NC State matchup from every angle and revealed their picks, including a CONFIDENT spread prediction and a strong lean on the total. You ABSOLUTELY need to see their breakdown before locking in any women's college basketball picks of your own.
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