Louisville vs. Kentucky - 12/27/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (12-0) at Louisville Cardinals (11-0)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Saturday at the KFC YUM! Center in a college basketball regional rivalry game.
The Louisville Cardinals are 10-0 and ranked number four in the nation. Louisville is averaging 77.3 points per game and they are shooting 44.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 54.4 points and their opponents are shooting 34.3 percent. Montrezl Harrell leads the Cardinals averaging 16.7 points and 10.0 rebounds per game. Terry Rozier is averaging 16.7 points and 5.5 rebounds, Wayne Blackshear is averaging 13.7 points and 6.1 rebounds, and Chris Jones is averaging 12.3 points. Louisville has won their only game so far against a ranked team.
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The Kentucky Wildcats are 12-0 this season and they are the top ranked team in the nation. UK is averaging 76.8 points and they are shooting 47.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 47.7 points and their opponents are shooting 30 percent. Aaron Harrison leads the Wildcats averaging 10.6 points per game. William Cauley-Stein is averaging 10.5 points and 6.7 rebounds, Devin Booker is averaging 10 points, and Dakari Johnson is averaging 8.8 points and 5.9 rebounds. Most feel this is Kentucky’s last chance to lose a game in the regular season.
Louisville is 1-4-2 against the spread in their last seven home games, 1-5-2 against the spread following a win, and 1-5-2 against the spread in their last eight games. Kentucky is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 7-18-1 against the spread against the ACC, and 14-6-1 against the spread in their last 21 games. Kentucky has covered the spread in nine of their last 12 games against Louisville.
We are getting six points with the home team and it just looks too good to pass up.