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Cincinnati Louisville Betting Preview

Louisville Cardinals Cincinnati Bearcats
22-4 February 22, 2014, 12:00 | Fifth Third Arena 24-3



The Cincinnati Bearcats will try to cover the spread at Fifth Third Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Louisville Cardinals in NCAA basketball action.

Supporters of the Cardinals have watched them go 22-4 and 14-10 ATS on the year, while the Bearcats are at 24-3 and 10-10-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bearcats are 5-16, while the Cardinals have a 12-11 mark.

View Louisville Cardinals vs Cincinnati Bearcats Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Cincinnati Bearcats as 2-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bearcats at No. 26 and the Cardinals at No. 2 heading into this contest.

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Cincinnati was a 77-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Central Florida. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Cincinnati cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Central Florida out of the gym and running up a 77-49 score at CFE Arena.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 35 in NCAA Division 1 with 38 per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 106 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Cincinnati is college basketball's No. 148-ranked team at 5.85 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 22 with 8.19 per game.

A few Cardinals at Bearcats trends to consider:
Louisville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Louisville is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 17-1 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
Cincinnati is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Louisville home to Temple, Thursday, February 27th
Cincinnati at Connecticut, Saturday, March 1st