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Kentucky Wildcats vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Louisville Cardinals face off on Friday in Indianapolis in a Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament matchup for the right to go to the Elite 8. The Cardinals are -5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 138.5 The Kentucky Wildcats were ranked number one to start the season and finished the season unranked but they look to be playing their best basketball of the season after narrowly losing to Florida in the SEC Tournament Championship Game. Kentucky held off Kansas State in their first round NCAA Tournament game and then won a war with number one seed and previously unbeaten Wichita State in the second round. Julius Randle leads the Wildcats averaging 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. James Young is averaging 14.3 points, Aaron Harrison is averaging 14.1 points, and Andrew Harrison is averaging 11 points. Kentucky is averaging Read More

Manhattan Jaspers vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Louisville Cardinals and the Manhattan Jaspers face off on Thursday in Orlando is a first round game in the Midwest Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Cardinals are -14.5 point favorites over the Jaspers with an over/under point total set at 146.5. The Louisville Cardinals are the defending National Champions and won the AAC regular season title as well as the conference tournament but all of that was only good enough to be a four seed in the NCAA Tournament. Louisville is 11-2 in non-conference games and 4-1 in neutral site games this season. Russ Smith leads the Cardinals averaging 18.3 points per game. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 14.2 points and 8.2 rebounds, Luke Hancock is averaging 11.7 points, and Chris Jones is averaging 10.3 points. Louisville is averaging 82.1 points and they are shooting 47.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting Read More

Miami Hurricanes vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Miami Hurricanes and the Louisville Cardinals face off on Saturday in the Belk Bowl. The Cardinals are -3.5 point favorites over the Hurricanes with an over/under point total set at 57. The Miami Hurricanes had expectations of going to a bowl game this season and while they may have fallen a bit short of where they had hoped to be, after sitting out the last two years despite being bowl eligible the Canes have to like being back. Stephen Morris has a cannon arm at QB but he seems to go into funks throwing poor passes and making bad decisions while at other times he looks like a QB that is NFL ready. Duke Johnson went down with an injury and since then Dallas Crawford, Gus Edwards, and Eduardo Clements have all pitched in to try and fill the void. Allen Hurns led Miami in receptions with 60 as Read More

Louisville Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Bearcats

The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Louisville Cardinals face off on Thursday in the Keg of Nails College Football rivalry game. The Cardinals are -3.5 point favorites over the Bearcats. The Cincinnati Bearcats quietly are 9-2 this season and they have a chance to finish the season off in a big way knocking off their rivals Louisville in this one. Both of the Bearcats losses have been upsets losing to Illinois in week two and then to an awful South Florida team. Brendan Kay has completed 70.3 percent of his passes with 22 touchdown passes and nine interceptions and he has also run for four touchdowns. Hosey Williams is averaging 5.9 yards per carry rushing the football with four touchdowns and Ed Abernathy is averaging 3.8 yards per carry as the Bearcats have options in the running game. Shaq Washington has 74 receptions to lead UC while Anthony McClung has 61 Read More

Louisville Cardinals vs. Villanova Wildcats

The Louisville Cardinals and the Villanova Wildcats face off on Thursday as the Big East Tournament continues in Madison Square Garden. The Cardinals are -3.5 point favorites over the Wildcats with an over/under point total set at 123.5. The Louisville Cardinals are looking to defend their Big East Tournament title from last season but it isn’t going to be an easy road to get there. Louisville is 14-4 in Big East play, 3-1 in neutral site games, and have won their last seven games and 10 of their last 11. As a team Louisville is averaging 73.5 points, 14.9 assists, and they are shooting 4.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.4 points, 10.3 assists, and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Russ Smith is averaging 17.9 points, Chane Behanan is averaging 10.4 points and 7.0 rebounds, Gorgui Dieng is averaging 10.3 points and 10.1 rebounds, and Peyton Siva is Read More

Louisville Cardinals vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats battle it out on Saturday in New Orleans in the NCAA Tournament’s Final Four with the winner going to the NCAA Finals.  The Wildcats are -9 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 137.5. It has been a somewhat improbable ride for the Louisville Cardinals as Rick Pitino’s team won the Big East Tournament and then ripped through their bracket in the NCAA Tournament to land in New Orleans.  It hasn’t been an easy road for Louisville as they drew Davidson in the first round  followed by New Mexico, top seeded Michigan State, and Florida. For the season the Cardinals are averaging 68.4 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.8 points and their opponents shoot just 38.4 percent from the floor. Kyle Kuric hasn’t heated up during the tournament but for the Read More

Florida Gators vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Florida Gators and the Louisville Cardinals meet on Saturday in Phoenix in an Elite 8 NCAA Tournament match up with the winner earning a spot in the Final Four in New Orleans.  The Gators are -1.5 favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 131.5. While it’s tough to call a two time National Championship winning Head Coach like Billy Donovan leading the Florida Gators to this spot was unlikely, it surely looked improbable less than a month ago. Florida entered March struggling for consistency in their shooting and overall play and now as we enter March’s final week the Gators have knocked off Virginia, Norfolk State, and Marquette making it look fairly easy. Against Marquette Bradley Beal had 21 points and six rebounds, Kenny Boynton had 11 points and five assists, and Erving Walker added 11 points as it was an across the board team Read More

Michigan St. Spartans vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Michigan State Spartans and the Louisville Cardinals battle it out on Thursday Night in the Sweet 16 with the winner going to the Elite Eight.  The Spartans are -4.5 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 124.5. The Michigan State Spartans were given the final number one seed in the NCAA Tournament this year but thus far Tom Izzo’s team has looking deserving of that ranking. MSU took care of business in their opening round game against LIU-Brooklyn and then held off a game St. Louis team in round two. Against St. Louis Keith Appling had 19 points, Draymond Green had 16 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists, Brandon Wood had 10 points, and Derrick Nix added 10 points as well. As a team the Spartans shot 54.3 percent from the floor, 40 percent from beyond the three point arc, and they shot 64.7 Read More

Louisville Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Panthers

The Louisville Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Panthers battle it out in Sunday Big East college hoops action.  The Cardinals are -8.5 point favorites over the Panthers with an over/under point total set at 129.5. The Louisville Cardinals have been solid all season long but Rick Pitino’s team has lost two of their last three games and are looking at a tough schedule over the next week. UL is 9-6 in the Big East, 15-3 at home this season, and they are in seventh place in the conference standings. Kyle Kuric is averaging 12.9 points and 4.8 rebounds, Chris Smith is averaging 10.5 points, and Gorgui Dieng is averaging 10 points and 9.3 rebounds. As a team Louisville is averaging 71.2 points and they are shooting 43.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.5 points and their opponents are shooting 37.4 percent. With South Florida visiting this week and then a Read More

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Louisville Cardinals

The Cincinnati Bearcats and Louisville Cardinals battle it out on Thursday in Big East college basketball action.  The Bearcats are -1.5 point favorites over the Cardinals with an over/under point total set at 130.5. The Cincinnati Bearcats are thinking they are in the field of 68 for the NCAA Tournament as Mick Cronin’s team has won four of their last five games. Cincinnati is 9-5 in the Big East, 12-4 at home this season, and tied for sixth place in the conference standings. Sean Kilpatrick is averaging 15 points and 5.1 rebounds, Dion Dixon is averaging 13.6 points, Yancy Gates is averaging 12.4 points and 9.2 rebounds, and Cashmere Wright is averaging 10.9 points and 4.6 rebounds. As a team Cincinnati is averaging 70.1 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Cincinnati controls their own destiny Read More