Houston vs. Louisville Odds

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LOUISVILLE, KY (The Spread) – No. 20 Louisville faces a tough test at home on Saturday when it hosts Houston at 7PM ET on ESPNU.

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Louisville is 8-1 overall, 4-1 in the AAC, 4-1 at home and 4-5 against the spread. Houston is 7-2 overall, 4-1 in the AAC, 4-1 on the road and 8-1 against the spread. Louisville has won five of its last six against Houston.

Trends show that the Cougars are 10-1 against the spread in their last 11 games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 road games. Louisville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 conference games.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Louisville is favored at home, as the Cardinals have odds of -15.5 points against Houston. The over/under total for the game has been set at 57.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Louisville favored by 17 points. The spread has slowly worked its way down to 15.5 points. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 57.5 points.

Louisville is coming off a 31-10 win at Connecticut last week. The Cardinals have won two straight since falling, 38-35, to Central Florida at home. Louisville leads the nation in fewest points allowed at 10.6 per game, and the Cardinals are posting 38.4 points per game on offense. Teddy Bridgewater has thrown for 2,845 yards and 24 touchdowns this year while Dominique Brown has rushed for a team-high 513 yards with four scores.

Houston is coming off a 19-14 loss at Central Florida last week. The Cougars have had their two losses this year come by a combined six points. Houston is posting 38.1 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up just 22 points per contest. Josh O’Korn has thrown for 2,352 yards and 23 touchdowns this season to lead the offense while Deontay Greenberry has caught 70 passes for 1,042 yards and nine touchdowns.

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In terms of Injuries, Louisville linebacker Keith Brown (knee) is questionable for the game. Houston receiver Larry McDuffey (concussion) is listed as questionable for this game as well.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Houston, as the Cougars are getting 84% of the wagers with odds of +15.5 points at Louisville on Saturday.

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