Bearcats Down Louisville 35-27 - Match Report
Isaiah Pead ran for 145 yards as Cincinnati handled Louisville by a score of 35-27 on Friday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Cincinnati was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Zach Collaros completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 275 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Cardinals defense.
Bilal Powell rushed for 209 yards for Louisville, while Josh Bellamy added 12 yards. Adam Froman threw for 179 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Andrell Smith and Cameron Graham had 59 and 38 yards respectively.
Louisville lost the offensive yardage battle to Cincinnati 453-434 yards in Friday's game. Cincinnati had more first downs as that total ended up 22-19.
Louisville led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:34/26:26 split in that important category.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Florida. Louisville will aim to get back on the winning track vs Connecticut.