N. Carolina A&T vs. Louisville Odds

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LEXINGTON, KY (TheSpread) – Top-seeded Louisville begins its NCAA Tournament run on Thursday at 6:50PM ET, when it faces North Carolina A&T.

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This game will be played from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky and is part of the Midwest Region with Louisville as the No. 1 seed and North Carolina A&T the No. 16 seed (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Louisville is the overwhelming favorite to win this game, as it has odds of -26 points against North Carolina A&T. The over/under total for this game has been set at 124 points. Opening odds also had Louisville as a 26-point favorite. The spread dipped to 25.5 points at times before closing back at 26. These two last met in 2004 with Louisville picking up an 85-51 victory.   

Louisville earned the top overall seed in the tournament by winning the Big East regular season and tournament titles. The Cardinals are 29-5 overall and went 14-4 in conference play. Louisville ranks third in the RPI rankings and the Cardinals have a 10-4 record against RPI top 50 opponents. Louisville is currently 6-1 on a neutral floor and 20-14 against the spread.

North Carolina A&T advanced to this game with a 73-72 win over Liberty on Tuesday in a First Four game. The Aggies shot 51.9 percent (27 of 52) from the floor in the victory and had just eight turnovers. North Carolina A&T is now 20-16 on the season, 6-1 on a neutral floor and 7-1 against the spread. The Bulldogs are 157th in the RPI rankings and they have an 0-2 record against RPI Top 50 opponents.

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2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – North Carolina A&T vs. Louisville

707 North Carolina A&T +26 Over 124

708 Louisville -26 Under 124

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