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Jan 10, 7:00 PM | Dunkin Donuts Center

Louisville Cardinals vs Providence Friars Odds


The Friars will try to cover the spread at Dunkin Donuts Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Louisville Cardinals in college basketball action.

The Friars are 11-6 so far on the season, and 5-6 ATS vs. the number. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 13-3 and 6-6-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Providence go 5-6 and the Cardinals go 4-8-1 on the totals.

View Louisville vs Providence Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Cardinals listed as 7.5-point favorites

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Friars - Cardinals odds would favor the Cardinals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Providence is rated No. 97 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisville is at No. 12. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 79-70 win for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Providence's No. 163-ranked scoring average of 68.9 PPG, against a Cardinals defense rated No. 30 and allowing 59.2 PPG. The Friars FG% has averaged 45.2% to date this season, more than the Cardinals shooters have managed so far (43% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Louisville owns the country's No. 18-rated mark, allowing 60 points per game on the highway. Providence, on the other hand, rates No. 199 in scoring at home.

Louisville was a 67-65 loser in its last match at home against Notre Dame. They failed to cover the 12–point spread as favorites. Louisville got 17 points from Kyle Kuric but lost anyway, 67-65, to Notre Dame on Saturday at KFC Yum! Center.

In their last action, Providence was a 66-57 loser at home against Seton Hall. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs. Providence got 23 points from Vincent Council but lost anyway, 66-57, to Seton Hall on Saturday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing DePaul are 5-5
After playing Notre Dame are 6-2
After a loss are 8-2

Providence Friars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Syracuse are 4-6
After playing Seton Hall are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Cardinals at Friars trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisville's last 7 games on the road
Louisville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Providence is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
Providence is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Providence is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Louisville
Providence is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Louisville

Next up:
Louisville home to DePaul, Saturday, January 14
Providence at Syracuse, Saturday, January 14