Wake Forest vs. Louisville Prediction
Will the Louisville Cardinals cover the point spread tonight when they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons? Tip-off for this ACC matchup is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Louisville. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cardinals are 9-point home favorites to beat the Demon Deacons, who opened as 10.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 145 and that's where it currently sits.
Who Public Bettors Like: Louisville. As of Saturday morning, just 54% of the betting tickets wagered at online sports books are on the Cardinals but a heavy percentage of the money is on UL to cover the spread.
Who We Like: Louisville. The Cardinals have covered the spread in five of their last seven home games, are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games overall and have cashed in six of their last seven ACC matchups as well. They're also 5-1 against the spread in their last six games when taking on an opponent with a losing record.
On the other side, the Demon Deacons are 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, are 0-6 at the betting window in their last six games overall and have failed to cover the number in all six of their last six conference games. They're also 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games coming off a loss.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: LOUISVILLE CARDINALS -9