Louisville vs. South Florida Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Louisville as a 13.5-point favorite over South Florida for today's game, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 118.5 points. The Cardinals enter play with a 20-5 overall record and are 8-4 in the Big East, while the Bulls are 10-14 overall and 1-11 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Cardinals opened as 13-point favorites but the line has been bet up to either 13.5 or 14 depending on what sports book you view. The total, meanwhile, has stayed steady since opening at 118.5 points.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 71% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Cardinals. 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 Louisville. According to latest college basketball trends, the Cardinals are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Sunday games, 25-10 ATS in their last 35 games following a S.U. win and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games. South Florida is1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. loss, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big East, 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a double-digit loss at home, 1-8 ATS last 9 in series and 0-6 ATS Last 6 at home in series.
The first game was like the men against the boys. Louisville (20-5 SU, 12-13 ATS) outrebounded South Florida by 26. The Cards defeated St. John's, 72-58 on Thursday to bounce back from a five overtime loss to Notre Dame last Saturday. The Cards have won four of their last five. South Florida (10-14 SU, 8-15 ATS) is coming off seven straight losses including six of the last seven against the spread. They fell at home to Providence, 76-66 giving one on Wednesday. Louisville is led by guard Russ Smith, the team’s leading scorer with 18.6 points per game. He had 24 against St. John’s after recording his first career double-double (21 points, 10 rebounds) in the loss at Notre Dame. This will be like
the first game.
SUNDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: LOUISVILLE CARDINALS -13.5