Hurricanes vs. Cardinals Prediction

Miami Hurricanes vs. Louisville Cardinals, 1/7/20 Prediction & Odds

The Miami Hurricanes have a tall test on their hands tonight as they travel to play the 13th-ranked Louisville Cardinals. Is a bet on Miami to stay inside the number the smart way to go?

Game Snapshot

603 Miami Hurricanes at 604 Louisville Cardinals

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

KFC Yum! Center at 7PM ET

TV: ESPN2

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Cardinals are a 13.5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 142.5 points. As of Tuesday morning, 57 percent of public bets are siding with host Louisville. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Hurricanes crushed by Blue Devils

Miami suffered a 98-62 loss at home versus Duke Saturday night to drop to 9-4 overall and 1-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hurricanes trailed 50-36 at halftime and fell behind further quickly after the break. Kameron McGusty led Miami with 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting including 1-of-3 from 3-point distance plus 3-of-5 at the free throw line in 26 minutes of action. Sam Waardenburg added 11 points plus six rebounds.

Cardinals drop second straight

Louisville was upset at home Saturday afternoon by a score of 78-65 against Florida State to fall to 11-3 overall and 2-1 in the ACC. The Cardinals trailed 39-32 at halftime and were unable to recover. Jordan Nwora paced Louisville with 32 points on 11-of-15 shooting including 5-of-6 from 3-point range plus 5-of-7 at the charity stripe. He also pulled down 10 rebounds for a double-double. Steven Enoch added 10 points and four boards. 

College Basketball Betting Trends

Miami

The Hurricanes are 4-1-1 ATS in their last six Tuesday games. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last seven meetings.

Louisville

The Cardinals are 5-1 ATS in their last six Tuesday games. Louisville is 15-5 ATS in its last 20 games following a double-digit loss at home.

Prediction:

The Cardinals are solid both offensively and defensively with a go-to scorer in Nwora who comes in red-hot after his scorching performance in the loss over the weekend. Louisville is going to be a bit salty and let's not forget this squad was once ranked No. 1 in the country. These two squads met in the season opener at Miami with the Cardinals securing an 87-74 win. Add a point to that margin at home and you have yourself a cover.

 

COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: LOUISVILLE CARDINALS -13.5

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