|2013 College Football Week 6 Odds & Spread: Louisville vs. Temple|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 02 October 2013 09:00|
Louisville vs. Temple Odds
Louisville is 4-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 3-1 against the spread. Temple comes into the game 0-4 overall, 0-2 at home and 1-3 against the spread. Louisville has won its last three meetings with Temple.
Trends show that Louisville is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 games on grass and 17-5 ATS in its last 22 road games. Temple is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 home games and 0-7ATS in its last 7 games against a team with a winning record.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Louisville is the favorite on the road, as the Cardinals have odds of -34 points at Temple on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 58 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Louisville favored by 31 points. The spread was never lower than that, and is at its peak with the Cardinals favored by 34. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 58 points.
Louisville is 4-0 entering this game and it has the top scoring defense in the nation, allowing only 6.8 points per game. The offense is also rolling, ranking eighth in the nation with 48 points per game. Teddy Bridgewater has thrown for 1,214 yards and 14 touchdowns with just one interception. DeVante Parker has caught 19 passes for 331 yards and six touchdowns.
Temple is off to an 0-4 start after a 26-24 loss at Idaho last week. The Owls have lost their last two games by a combined 3 points. Temple is giving up 26.5 points per game while scoring just 18 points per contest. Connor Reilly has thrown for 746 yards and two touchdowns while Kenneth Harper has rushed for 222 yards and six touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Louisville running back Corvin Lamb (knee) and tight end Hunter Bowler (neck) are both out. Temple receiver Deon Miller and running back Zaire Williams are both questionable with undisclosed injuries.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Louisville, as the Cardinals are getting 83% of the wagers with odds of -34 points at Temple on Saturday.