Marquette vs. Louisville Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Louisville as a 10.5-point favorite versus Marquette, while the over/under total for this game is sitting at 132.5 points. The Cardinals enter play with a 17-4 overall record and are 5-3 in the conference, while the Golden Eagles are 15-4 overall and 6-1 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Louisville opened as a 10.5-point favorite and that’s where the line currently sits at the majority of sports books. As for the total, it opened at 131.5 but has been bet up to 132.5 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 78% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Marquette. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Marquette. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Golden Eagles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record, 11-4 ATS in their last 15 road games and 47-23-1 ATS in their last 71 vs. Big East. Louisville is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
Louisville (15-4 SU, 8-7 ATS) was once the number one team in the nation. Since then, they've lost three of four. They finally broke that three-game losing streak on Monday when they beat Pittsburgh 64-61, giving 6 at home. Marquette (17-4 SU, 10-11 ATS) won two straight since losing at Cincinnati in overtime on Jan. 19. Marquette is 6-1 in the Big East, while the Cards are 5-3. The No. 25 Golden Eagles enter Sunday's matchup as conference co-leaders with No. 6 Syracuse. Marquette has won eight of its last nine. Louisville and Marquette split their meetings last season, with the Golden Eagles winning 74-63 in Milwaukee before the Cardinals took a conference quarterfinal en route to the Big East tournament title. Marquette has been blown out by Florida (who hasn't) but their other three losses were by a combined five points. Expect a close one.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: MARQUETTE GOLDEN EAGLES +10.5