Cardinals Down Rutgers 40-13 - Match Report
Louisville got a 123-yard performance from Bilal Powell as a key part of its 40-13 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Friday at Rutgers Stadium.
Louisville was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Justin Burke completed 9 of 11 pass attempts for 138 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Thomas rushed for 120 yards for Rutgers, while Jeremy Deering added 51 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 177 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mark Harrison and Keith Stroud had 82 and 43 yards respectively.
Louisville outgained Rutgers 427-330 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-21 by the Scarlet Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 31:34, longer than the 28:26 of their opponents.