Notre Dame Louisville Hoops Betting

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have posted an ATS victory in seven of their past 10 games against the Louisville Cardinals as those ranked teams hit the hardwood in South Bend on Saturday night.

Notre Dame is just 4-6 SU but 7-3 ATS over its past 10 games against Louisville, although the Cardinals won their most recent meeting 64-50 as a 3.5-point road favorite last March. That was the first UNDER result on the totals in their past eight matchups.

The Fighting Irish sit at 18-5 (10-10 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Cardinals are currently 19-4 (12-10-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Notre Dame is 9-8 OU, and Louisville is 9-11 OU.

View Louisville vs Notre Dame Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Fighting Irish installed as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Fighting Irish sit at No. 54 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cardinals sit at No. 5 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Cardinals will win this game 83-76.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 70 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.4 per game. That compares with Notre Dame’s No. 165 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Notre Dame is college basketball's No. 107-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 184 with 6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisville owns the country's No. 14-rated mark, allowing 58.9 points per game on the highway. Notre Dame, on the other hand, rates No. 112 in scoring at home.

Louisville won its last outing, a 68-48 result against Rutgers on February 6. They covered in that game as a 12-point favorite. Louisville cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Rutgers out of the gym and running up a 68-48 score at Louis Brown Athletic Center.

In their last action, Notre Dame was a 63-47 loser on the road against Syracuse. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. The Fighting Irish endured a 63-47 loss at the hands of the Orange on Monday, despite a 15-point effort from Jerian Grant at Carrier Dome.

Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing St. John's are 5-5
After playing Rutgers are 5-2
After a win are 9-1

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing DePaul are 7-3
After playing Syracuse are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

 

A few Cardinals at Fighting Irish trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisville's last 5 games on the road
Louisville is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Notre Dame is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Notre Dame's last 8 games when playing Louisville
Notre Dame is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Notre Dame's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Louisville home to St. John's, Thursday, February 14
Notre Dame home to DePaul, Wednesday, February 13

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