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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Underdogs vs Louisville Cardinals

The Louisville Cardinals will hit the floor running against the away Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Louisville Cardinals to cover the point spread in this one found them as -22-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Louisville Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Louisville Cardinals sit at 8-1 (5-0 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are currently 6-4 (3-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Louisville is 2-3 OU, and Western Kentucky is 4-3 OU.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Louisville Cardinals at No. 16 and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at No. 170 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Louisville's No. 8 nationally ranked offense (86.89 points per game) against a Western Kentucky Hilltoppers defense that sits as the No. 219 at 76.6 PPG. The Louisville Cardinals have been averaging 52.47% from the field, more than the Hilltoppers have managed so far this season (46.69% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chris Harrison-Docks scored 18 points leading the Hilltoppers to a 79-70 victory over Alabama A&M at EA Diddle Arena on Wednesday.

The battle between the Cardinals and Owls didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Kennesaw State was handed a 94-57 defeat on Wednesday at KFC Yum! Center.

Betting Trends
  • Western Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Western Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Western Kentucky is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Louisville
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games when playing Louisville
  • Louisville is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Western Kentucky
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisville's last 6 games when playing Western Kentucky

Next Betting Matchups

Western Kentucky home to Detroit, Tuesday, December 22nd
Louisville at UMKC, Tuesday, December 22nd