Louisville vs. Western Kentucky - 12/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (6-4) at Louisville Cardinals (8-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -22 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers face off o Saturday in Louisville in college basketball action.
The Louisville Cardinals are 8-1 this season with their lone loss coming o the road at number one ranked Michigan State. Louisville is averaging 86.9 points and they are shooting 52.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 55.6 points and their opponents are shooting 34.4 percent. Damion Lee leads UL averaging 18.7 points per game. Trey Lewis is averaging 13.7 points, Chinanu Onuaku is averaging 9.8 points and 7.0 rebounds, and Quentin Snider is averaging 9.8 points. All of Louisville’s wins have been blowouts by over 25 points.
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The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are 6-4 this season and they have won three of their last four games. WKU is averaging 79.3 points per game and they are shooting 46.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.4 percent. Justin Johnson leads the Hilltoppers averaging 17.2 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Nigel Snipes is averaging 12.9 points, Chris Harrison-Docks is averaging 10.7 points, and Fredrick Edmond is averaging 10.7 points. This is clearly Western Kentucky’s toughest game of the season.
Louisville is 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, and 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Western Kentucky is 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record and 1-4 against the spread in their last five Saturday games.
This looks to be a big number but it isn’t big enough to help WKU as they appear to be another UL blowout victim.