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Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Louisville Cardinals in college hoops odds

Louisville CardinalsRutgers Scarlet Knights
Feb 6, 7:30 PM | Louis Brown Athletic Center

Louisville Cardinals vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights Odds

18-4TEAM RECORD12-8

Louisville travels to Rutgers on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 18-4 record with a victory over the Scarlet Knights.

The Scarlet Knights bring a 12-8 record (9-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-4 Cardinals, who are 11-10-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Rutgers go 6-8 so far and the Cardinals go 9-10.

View Louisville vs Rutgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Rutgers opened as 10.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Scarlet Knights, most recently No. 93 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cardinals, who rate No. 5 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 83-68 victory for the Cardinals.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Rutgers has the nation's No. 162-rated offensive output, at 67.8 PPG. The visiting Cardinals defense ranks No. 15 allowing on average 57.6 PPG. The Scarlet Knights FG% has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Cardinals marksmen have achieved on the year, 45% per game.

Defensively, Louisville features the nation's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.1 points per game. Rutgers, meanwhile, comes in at No. 173 nationally in scoring at home.

Louisville won its last outing, a 70-51 result against Marquette on February 3. They covered in that game as a 10.5-point favorite. The Cardinals got 18 points from Russ Smith as Louisville ran past Marquette 70-51 on Sunday at KFC Yum! Center.

Last time out for Rutgers, they were a 62-54 loser as they battled Cincinnati on the road. They covered in the match as a 12-point underdog. The Scarlet Knights endured a 62-54 loss at the hands of the Bearcats on Wednesday, despite a 15-point effort from Myles Mack at Fifth Third Arena.

Louisville Cardinals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Notre Dame are 9-1
After playing Marquette are 9-1
After a win are 9-1

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Georgetown are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4

A few Cardinals at Scarlet Knights trends to consider:
Louisville is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Louisville's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Rutgers's last 7 games
Rutgers is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Rutgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Rutgers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Louisville at Notre Dame, Saturday, February 9
Rutgers home to Georgetown, Saturday, February 9

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