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Louisville Cardinals Host the Kentucky Wildcats in Week 14 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Kentucky Wildcats

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Louisville Cardinals
Saturday, November 29, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

 

Louisville owns the recent Bluegrass State rivalry with Kentucky, winning the last three meetings, going 2-0-1 ATS.

The 8-3 Cardinals, coming off an upset of Notre Dame in South Bend, shoot for their fourth straight Governor's Cup victory when they host the 5-6 Wildcats Saturday afternoon.

Louisville just picked up a victory in its first-ever meeting with the Irish, a 31-28 decision as a three-point road dog. Kentucky, on the other hand, after a 5-1 start, has lost its last five games, including a 50-16 decision at Tennessee two weeks ago, and needs a victory in this season finale to become bowl-eligible.

Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Louisville Cardinals pegged as 13-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, was 52 over at MyBookie.ag earlier Friday.

Computer Prediction: Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 37-29 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Louisville battles the Kentucky Wildcats, currently with a 5-6 mark (6-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 4-6-1 for the Cardinals and 7-4 for the Kentucky Wildcats. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Louisville vs Kentucky injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 26-rated Louisville Cardinals and the No. 94-rated Kentucky Wildcats in this matchup.

How Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Louisville Cardinals No. 49-ranked offense (31.55 PPG) against a Kentucky Wildcats defense that ranks No. 89 at 30.09 PPG. The Louisville Cardinals passing attack has averaged 233.91 yards per game, more than the Kentucky Wildcats give up through the air (200 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Kentucky Wildcats feature the league's No. 105-rated road run defense, allowing 227.5 yards per game. Louisville, meanwhile, ranks No. 52 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Javess Blue hauled in 6 passes for 131 yards against the Tennessee defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 50-16 loss against the Volunteers on Saturday.

 

Brandon Radcliff tore up the turf for 136 rushing yards in the latest Cardinals game, a 31-28 win over the Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium.

Kentucky Wildcats vs Louisville Cardinals Betting Odds Trends

Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Kentucky is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kentucky's last 7 games
Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Louisville is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Louisville is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Louisville's last 24 games
Louisville is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

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