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Louisville Cardinals vs College of Charleston Cougars Odds
TD Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host College of Charleston Cougars and the visiting Louisville Cardinals in college hoops action on Tuesday.
The Cougars currently sports a 5-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-2 ATS. The Cardinals are 6-1 and 3-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cougars produce a 0-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cardinals have gone 2-2 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the College of Charleston Cougars as 9.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cougars - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. College of Charleston is rated No. 111 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisville is at No. 6. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 81-66 win for the Cardinals.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up College of Charleston's No. 267 nationally ranked offense (63 points per game) against a Cardinals defense that sits as the No. 23 at 56.1 PPG. The Cougars have been averaging 45.5% from the field, more than the Cardinals have managed so far this season (43.2% on average).
Defensively, Louisville features the nation's No. 57-rated defense on the road, allowing 61 points per game. College of Charleston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 296 nationally in scoring at home.
Louisville was a 69-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Louisville earned a 69-66 victory over Illinois State on Saturday, getting 24 points from Russ Smith at KFC Yum! Center.
College of Charleston was a 56-54 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Elon. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Willis Hall scored 19 points leading the Cougars to a 56-54 victory over Elon at Alumni Gym on Saturday.
Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
After a win are 8-2
College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
After playing Elon are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Cardinals at Cougars trends to consider:
Louisville is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisville's last 7 games on the road
College of Charleston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
College of Charleston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
College of Charleston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Louisville home to UMKC, Saturday, December 8
College of Charleston home to Anderson Sc, Thursday, December 13