North Carolina vs Louisville Recap - Cardinals Win 39-34
|North Carolina vs Louisville Recap - Cardinals Win 39-34|
Louisville got a 114-yard performance from Jeremy Wright as a key part of its 39-34 victory over the Tar Heels on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Louisville was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 56.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Teddy Bridgewater completed 23 of 28 pass attempts for 279 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
A.J. Blue rushed for 43 yards for North Carolina, while Romar Morris added 23 yards. Bryn Renner threw for 363 yards for the Tar Heels, while receivers Romar Morris and Erik Highsmith had 149 and 62 yards respectively.
North Carolina was outgained by Louisville 462-410 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Cardinals.
The time of possession battle favored Louisville as their offense was on the field for 38:24, longer than the 21:36 of their opponents.
Next game, Louisville takes its act on the road to face Florida International looking for another win. For North Carolina, they head home to face East Carolina.