Cardinals Fall 14-7 Against North Carolina - Game Recap
Giovani Bernard scampered through the Louisville defense for 109 yards as North Carolina handed the Cardinals a 14-7 defeat on Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
North Carolina did not, however, defeat the Cardinals against the spread, which closed at 14 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 46.5.
Bryn Renner completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 178 yards for the Tar Heels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dominique Brown rushed for 47 yards for Louisville, while Teddy Bridgewater added 27 yards. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 173 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Eli Rogers and Dominique Brown had 56 and 33 yards respectively.
North Carolina was outgained by Louisville 273-264 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-11 by the Cardinals.
North Carolina lost the time of possession battle 33:44/26:16, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
North Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Louisville will aim to get back on the winning track at Cincinnati.