Louisville vs. Virginia - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (16-4) at Louisville Cardinals (17-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and the Virginia Cavaliers face off on Saturday in ACC college basketball action.
The Louisville Cardinals are 17-3 this season and they have won their last four games. Louisville is averaging 80.9 points per game and they are shooting 49.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60 points and their opponents are shooting 36.9 percent. Damion Lee leads UL averaging 17.2 points per game. Trey Lewis is averaging 12.7 points, Chinanu Onuaku is averaging 10.6 points and 9.0 rebounds, and Quentin Snider is averaging 9.8 points. Louisville is 13-0 at home and 6-1 in the ACC.
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The Virginia Cavaliers are 16-4 this season and they have won their last three games. Virginia is averaging 72.9 points per game and they are shooting 49.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Malcolm Brogdon leads UVA averaging 17.6 points per game. Anthony Gill is averaging 15 points and 6.0 rebounds, London Perrantes is averaging 11.7 points, and Mike Tobey is averaging 7.2 points. Virginia is 2-4 on the road and 5-3 in the ACC.
Louisville is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 home games, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, and 1-6 against the spread following a win. Virginia is 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 0-5 against the spread in their last five road games, and 0-4 against the spread following a win.
If this one was in Virginia, I would feel differently but I will lay the points with Louisville.