UC Irvine vs. Louisville Odds
SEATTLE, WA (TheSpread) – No. 4 Louisville looks to start a run toward the Final Four today when it faces No. 13 Louisville at 4:10PM ET on TBS in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament.
Louisville is 24-8 on the season, 2-1 on a neutral floor and 11-18-2 against the spread. UC Irvine is 21-12 on the season, 5-0 on a neutral court and 17-11-2 against the spread. UC Irvine is making its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance today by winning the Big West Tournament. Louisville is an at-large bid out of the ACC and making its 41st appearance in March Madness.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Louisville is favored in this game, but not by a wide margin. The Cardinals are getting odds of -8 points against Irvine, while the over/under total for the game has been set at 125 points. This game is being played from the KeyArena in Seattle.
Cal Irvine has won three straight and seven of its last nine entering the Big Dance. The Anteaters have covered the spread in three straight games while hitting the under in seven of their last nine. Louisville is coming off a 70-60 loss to North Carolina and the Cardinals have lost four of their last eight while going just 2-6 against the spread in that span. Louisville has hit the under in seven of its last 10.