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Butler Bulldogs vs Louisville Cardinals in college hoops odds

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Nov 19, 2:00 PM | Hinkle Fieldhouse

Louisville Cardinals vs Butler Bulldogs Odds


Butler looks to cover the Bulldogs-Cardinals pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 1-1 mark when they host Louisville in college basketball action.

Butler will face the 2-0 Cardinals, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cardinals are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View Louisville vs Butler Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Cardinals are listed as 3-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Butler is rated No. 38 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisville is at No. 9. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 91-67 win for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cardinals rank No. 10 in NCAA Division 1 with 47.5 per game. That compares with Butler’s No. 258 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Butler is college basketball's No. 105-ranked team at 7 per game, while the Cardinals rate No. 171 with 6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisville owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Butler, on the other hand, rates No. 286 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Louisville, they were a 68-48 winner as they battled Lamar at home. The battle between the Cardinals and Cardinals didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lamar was handed a 68-48 defeat on Sunday at KFC Yum! Center.

In their last action, Butler was a 57-46 winner at home against Chattanooga. They failed to cover the 13.5–point spread as favorites. Butler got 16 points from Andrew Smith en route to a 57-46 victory over Chattanooga on Tuesday at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Arkansas State are 1-0
After playing Lamar are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Butler Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

A few Cardinals at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Louisville is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Butler is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Butler is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Butler's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Louisville home to Arkansas State, Tuesday, November 22
Butler home to Savannah State, Monday, November 21