Louisville vs. Kennesaw State - 12/16/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kennesaw State Owls (3-8) at Louisville Cardinals (7-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -33 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kennesaw State Owls and Louisville Cardinals meet Wednesday night at the KFC Yum! Center.
The Kennesaw State Owls look for a nice road upset to help climb out of a 3-8 hole. The Kennesaw State Owls are averaging 63.4 points on 39 percent shooting and allowing 76.6 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Kendrick Ray is averaging 16.1 points and 2.5 assists while Yonel Brown is averaging 16 points and 3.5 rebounds. Aubrey Williams is grabbing 7.5 rebounds and Tracy Hector is dishing 1.6 assists. The Kennesaw State Owls are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.3 percent from the free throw line. Kennesaw State is allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.4 turnovers per game. The Kennesaw State Owls have lost eight straight road games.
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The Louisville Cardinals look to build on their impressive 7-1 start to the season. The Louisville Cardinals are averaging 86 points on 51.6 percent shooting and allowing 55.4 points on 33.9 percent shooting. Damion Lee is averaging 18.8 points and 4.3 rebounds while Trey Lewis is averaging 13.8 points and 3.3 assists. Quentin Snider is dishing 4.4 assists and Chinanu Onuaku is grabbing seven rebounds. The Louisville Cardinals are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. Louisville is allowing 29.6 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 14.9 turnovers per game. The Louisville Cardinals have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Fighting Owls are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Cardinals are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
Kennesaw State has already got its head bashed in by LSU, Arizona State, West Virginia and others. Louisville and its pressure defense is as or tougher than those situations. This has to be either Lousiville or no play.