Louisville Cardinals vs. Syracuse Orange - 11/7/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Syracuse Orange (3-5) at Louisville Cardinals (4-4)
College Football: Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 12:30 pm (Papa John's Cardinal Stadium)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals will host Syracuse this weekend.
The Louisville Cardinals are coming off of a 20-19 win over Wake Forest last weekend making their record 4-4. Quarterback Lamar Jackson completed 19 of his 26 passes for 207 yards and 2 touchdowns and no interceptions. Running back Jeremy Smith carried the ball 12 times for 58 yards and no touchdowns. Wide Receiver Jamari Staples led the Cardinals with 10 catches for 133 yards and 2 touchdowns. Receiver James Quick also added 5 catches for 55 yards and no touchdowns. The Louisville defense accumulated 4 interceptions against Wake Forest. Louisville will try to continue their momentum this weekend when they host Syracuse.
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Syracuse has now lost 5 games in a row their latest being a 45-21 loss to Florida State. Syracuse has been struggling and their record has fallen to 3-5. Quarterback Eric Dungey went 11/24 for 120 yards and no touchdowns and no interceptions. Dungey also added 13 carries for 46 yards and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Running back George Morris carried the ball 6 times for 55 yards and no touchdowns. Wide Receiver Dontae Strickland led the Orange with 1 catch for 62 yards. Receiver Josh Parris also added 4 catches for 35 yards. Syracuse has been struggling lately and will need to change something up for when they travel to Louisville this week.
Syracuse is 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game. Syracuse is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games in November. Louisville is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a win. Louisville is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Louisville has been competitive in most games this season and should haveno problem with Syracuse. Syracuse has been struggling with a lack of offense. Louisville should be able to beat Syracuse easily this weekend.