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North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Louisville Cardinals College Basketball Betting Preview

The North Carolina State Wolfpack will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Cardinals in Louisville at KFC Yum! Center on Sunday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Louisville Cardinals as -14-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Louisville Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisville Cardinals are 17-4 so far on the season, and 14-5 ATS vs the number. The North Carolina State Wolfpack, meanwhile, are 14-7 and 9-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Louisville go 7-12 and the North Carolina State Wolfpack go 12-7 on betting totals.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 10-rated Louisville Cardinals and the No. 219-ranked North Carolina State Wolfpack, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and North Carolina State is ranked No. 54 in NCAA basketball at 38.48 per game. Contrast that with Louisville's No. 6 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Louisville is the No. 187-ranked team in the country at 6.76 per game, while North Carolina State rates No. 156 at 7.14 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duke was victimized by Dennis Smith Jr. for 32 points as the Wolfpack defeated the Blue Devils 84-82 in college hoops action on Monday.

The Cardinals blew out Pittsburgh on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 106-51 win at Petersen Events Center.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Carolina State is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
  • North Carolina State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • North Carolina State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Louisville is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Louisville is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Louisville's last 5 games
  • Louisville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Carolina State home to Syracuse, Wednesday, February 1st
Louisville at Boston College, Saturday, February 4th