Louisville vs. Pitt Prediction
Will the Louisville Cardinals cover as a double-digit road favorite today when they visit the Pittsburgh Panthers at 1:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Louisville. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Cardinals are 11.5-point road favorites to beat the Panthers, who opened as 10.5-point home underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 136 after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Louisville. As of this writing, 67% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Cardinals to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 51% of the betting tickets are also on the over.
Who We Like: The Cardinals have covered the number in six of their last seven games versus the Panthers and are 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games against Pittsburgh. The favorite is also 6-1 against the spread in the last seven meetings between these two teams while the road team has cashed in seven of the last 10 meetings.
Louisville is also 4-0-1 against the spread in its last five road games, is 8-3-1 at the betting window in its last 12 games overall, and is 18-7-1 against the spread in its last 26 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage below .400.
On the other side, the Panthers are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games played on Sunday and are 3-10-1 against the number in their last 14 home games versus a team with a losing road record. They're just 2-8-1 at the betting window in their last 11 home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of less than .400.
SUNDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: LOUISVILLE CARDINALS -11.5