Louisville Cardinals vs Marquette Golden Eagles Betting Matchup Report
Marquette Golden Eagles vs Louisville Cardinals Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Louisville Cardinals try to run the Marquette Golden Eagles off the court at KFC Yum! Center in college hoops action.
The Cardinals bring a 17-4 record (10-10-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-4 Golden Eagles, who are 8-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Louisville go 9-9 so far and the Golden Eagles go 9-6.
Bettors looking to side with Louisville in this one found them as 10.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 39-rated Marquette taking on the No. 7-rated Cardinals in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 82-74 win for the Cardinals on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Louisville's No. 79-rated squad against Marquette's No. 151-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Louisville rates No. 185 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 328 nationally with 4.2 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Marquette owns the country's No. 91-rated mark, allowing 65.8 points per game on the highway. Louisville, on the other hand, rates No. 61 in scoring at home.
Marquette was a 63-50 winner in its last match at home against South Florida. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Vander Blue went off for 30 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading Marquette to a 63-50 win over South Florida on Monday at Bradley Center.
In their last action, Louisville was a 64-61 winner at home against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Russ Smith scored 20 points leading the Cardinals to a 64-61 victory over Pittsburgh at KFC Yum! Center on Monday.
Marquette Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 10-0
Before playing South Florida are 8-2
After playing South Florida are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Rutgers are 6-1
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 9-1
A few Golden Eagles at Cardinals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marquette's last 6 games when playing on the road against Louisville
Marquette is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Louisville
Louisville is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Louisville is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Marquette
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisville's last 6 games when playing at home against Marquette
Louisville is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
Marquette at South Florida, Wednesday, February 6
Louisville at Rutgers, Wednesday, February 6