|2013 College Football Week 13 Odds & Spread: Memphis vs. Louisville|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 20 November 2013 10:00|
Memphis vs. Louisville Odds
Louisville is 9-1 overall, 5-1 in the AAC, 5-1 at home and 5-4 against the spread. Memphis is 3-6 overall, 1-4 in the AAC, 1-2 on the road and 4-6 against the spread. Louisville has won three straight over Memphis.
Trends show that the home team has covered the spread in five of the last seven games in this series and these two have hit the over in four of their last five meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Louisville is the clear favorite to win this game, as the Cardinals have odds of -24.5 points against Memphis. The over/under total for the game has been set at 43.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Louisville favored at 24.5 points and hasn’t changed yet. The over/under total also hasn’t changed since opening at 43.5 points.
Louisville is coming off a 20-13 win over Houston at home last week. The Cardinals have three straight wins since losing to Central Florida, 38-35. The Louisville defense is allowing just 10.8 points per game, which ranks second-best in the country. Offensively, the Cardinals are posting 36.6 points per game. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has thrown for 3,048 yards and 24 touchdowns to lead the offense while Dominique Brown has rushed for 650 yards and six scores.
Memphis is coming off a 23-10 win at South Florida last week. The Tigers have won two straight entering this game, but are posting just 20.7 points per game on offense, while the defense is holding opponents to just 20.6 points per game, which ranks 21st in the country. Quarterback Paxton Lynch has thrown for 1,581 yards and six touchdowns this season, but also has eight interceptions. Brandon Hayes has rushed for 703 yards and five scores to lead the offense.
In terms of Injuries, Louisville linebacker Keith Brown (knee) is questionable for the game while Memphis has no new injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Memphis, as the Tigers are getting 57% of the wagers with odds of +24.5 points at Louisville on Saturday afternoon.