Louisville Cardinals vs. Eastern Michigan Eagles - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-3) at Louisville Cardinals (6-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm (KFC Yum! Center)
The Line: Louisville Cardinals -17.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals will host the Eastern Michigan Eagles this Saturday.
The Louisville Cardinals come into this game 5th in the ACC with a 6-1 record. After their loss to Michigan State Louisville bounced back with a 111-63 win over Grand Canyon. Through 7 games this season the leading scorer for the Cardinals has been Damion Lee who is scoring 19.1 points per game and 4.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists. Second on the team is Trey Lewis who is averaging 14.1 points per game and 4.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Chinanu Onuaku is also adding 8.6 points per game and 7.0 rebounds. Louisville will try to make it two in a row with what should be an easy win for them.
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-3 and are 3rd in the MAC West Conference. Eastern Michigan is coming off of a 86-58 against Rochester Michigan. Through 9 games this season the leading scorer for the Eagles has been Willie Mangum who is averaging 16.1 points per game and 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game. James Thompson is second on the team with 15.0 points per gae and 11.7 rebounds. The Eagles will now try to pull off the upset on the road at Louisville.
Eastern Michigan is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Eagles are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 road games. Louisville is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Cardinals are 1-8 against the spread in their last 9 games after scoring 100 points over more in their previous game.
The Louisville Cardinals are one of the top teams in the nation. Eastern Michigna has a 6-3 record and will need to play their best basketball of the year to have a chance against Louisville. I like Louisville to win this game here easily and cover the spread at home.