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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Louisville Cardinals in Battle with Pittsburgh Panthers

The Louisville Cardinals host Pittsburgh on Wednesday, looking to build on their 13-3 mark against the 12-4 Panthers in college basketball betting action at KFC Yum! Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Louisville Cardinals to cover the point spread in this one found them as -12.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Pittsburgh Panthers vs Louisville Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisville Cardinals bring a 13-3 record (10-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 12-4 Panthers, who are 5-9-2 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Louisville go 3-11 so far and the Pittsburgh Panthers go 9-7.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 20 (Louisville) and the No. 58 (Pittsburgh) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Pittsburgh is ranked No. 58 in NCAA basketball at 39.06 per game. Contrast that with Louisville's No. 9 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Louisville is the No. 193-ranked team in the country at 6.62 per game, while Pittsburgh rates No. 87 at 8.25 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers endured a 77-66 loss at the hands of the Orange on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Jamel Artis at Carrier Dome.

Louisville earned a 65-50 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday, getting 20 points from Donovan Mitchell at Hank McCarmish Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-14-2 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Louisville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Louisville is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisville's last 6 games
  • Louisville is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Miami, Saturday, January 14th
Louisville at Duke, Saturday, January 14th