Cardinals Fall 25-16 Against Cincinnati - Game Recap
Isaiah Pead tore up the turf for 151 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Bearcats to a 25-16 win over the Cardinals at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati did not, however, defeat the Cardinals against the spread, which closed at 13 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.
Zach Collaros completed 18 of 26 pass attempts for 152 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cardinals defense.
Dominique Brown rushed for 41 yards for Louisville, while Jeremy Wright added 25 yards. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 195 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Eli Rogers and Michaelee Harris had 106 and 39 yards respectively.
Louisville was outgained by Cincinnati 330-271 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Bearcats.
The time of possession battle favored Louisville as their offense was on the field for 33:33, longer than the 26:27 of their opponents.
Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face South Florida looking for another win. For Louisville, they head home to face Rutgers.