Cardinals vs. Yellow Jackets Prediction
The fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals will look to get it done on the road tonight at the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Is Louisville the right side to bet on in this matchup?
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
McCamish Pavilion at 8PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Cardinals are a 5.5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 137 points. As of Wednesday afternoon, 82 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Louisville. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Cardinals topple Cavs
Louisville posted an 80-73 home win Saturday over Virginia to improve to 21-3 overall and 12-1 in Atlantic Coast Conference action. The Cardinals led 44-30 at halftime and held off a second-half rally attempt by the Cavaliers. Jordan Nwora led Louisville with 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting including 4-of-8 from 3-point distance plus 4-of-4 at the free throw line. He also brought down seven rebounds. Steven Enoch tallied 13 points and two boards. Malik Williams added 13 points and six caroms off the bench.
Yellow Jackets falter at Panthers
Georgia Tech lost by a score of 73-64 Saturday at Pittsburgh to drop to 11-13 overall and 5-8 in the ACC. The Yellow Jackets were outscored 45-40 in the second half of the defeat. Michael Devoe paced Georgia Tech with 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting including 3-of-5 from 3-point range plus 5-of-5 at the free throw line. He also posted seven assists and two rebounds. Moses Wright added 12 points, seven boards and two blocked shots.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Cardinals are 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall. Louisville is 3-1-1 ATS in its last five road games.
The Yellow Jackets are 34-16-1 ATS in their last 51 road games. Georgia Tech is 2-6 ATS in its last seven games as a home underdog.
Louisville has shown the ability to beat good teams on the road including the likes of Duke, while its only road defeat is an overtime setback at in-state rival Kentucky. I'm going to side with the better team here as the Cardinals should be focused after only defeating Georgia Tech 68-64 at home. The Yellow Jackets are not very good on the offensive end and has not fared very well for the most part in games against the best teams on their schedule. Go with the favorites in this spot.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: LOUISVILLE CARDINALS -5.5