Louisville Cardinals vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes NCAAB Betting prediction

Louisville Cardinals vs Miami (FL) Prediction 1/10/2024

The Louisville Cardinals (5-9) travel to face off against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (11-3) on Wednesday, January 10th. This game will be played at Watsco Center in Coral Gables and televised on ACCN. Miami (FL) is coming off a win in their previous game, while Louisville is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Pittsburgh. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Louisville Cardinals vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes

The Louisville Cardinals Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

So far this season, the Cardinals have struggled to a 5-9 record, including a three-game losing streak. In Atlantic Coast Conference play, Louisville is 0-3, and they are also winless on the road (0-3).

As the underdog, the Cardinals are 0-7, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak away from home. In their most recent game, Louisville fell to Pittsburgh, 83-70.

For the season, Louisville has an ATS record of 4-8-2 and they are 1-2 vs. the spread on the road this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cardinals are 3-6-1 ATS.

On the season, Louisville’s over/under record is 8-6 and today’s over/under line of 158 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with less points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 151 points.

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Clemson in their last game, Miami (FL) comes into this game with an 11-3 record and a four-game win streak. The Hurricanes are 11-0 at home this season, and they have won their last 11 games at home.

So far this season, Miami (FL) has been favored in 11 of their 14 games, going 10-1 in those games. The Hurricanes’ average scoring margin at home is +21.9 points per game.

As the favorite, Miami has gone 7-4 against the spread this season and their ATS mark at home is 8-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hurricanes have a record of 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this year, the over/under record for Miami games is 8-5. The average over/under line in their games this season is 154 and the average scoring total is 156.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 158 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 164 points.

Louisville Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Cardinals’ offense tallied 70 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.7 points per game. Skyy Clark is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Mike James brings a PPG average of 13 into the game.

Skyy Clark (G) 14.9 3.2 2.6
Mike James (G) 13.0 5.9 1.5
Tre White (G) 12.7 6.1 1.8

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Coming off a good offensive performance, Miami (FL)’s offense scored 95 points against Clemson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 53%, and they went 14/15 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Nijel Pack with 25 points. Norchad Omier also added 23 points for the Hurricanes.

Norchad Omier (F) 18.1 9.7 1.3
Matthew Cleveland (G) 15.6 5.2 1.9
Wooga Poplar (G) 16.2 5.2 2.2

Louisville Team Defense

At this time, the Cardinals’ defense is positioned 254th in the country, permitting 76.1 points per game. Louisville’s three-point defense is currently 123rd in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 45.6% of their shots vs. Louisville.

Miami (FL) Team Defense

On the defensive side, Miami (FL) is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Miami (FL)’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 28.4% this season.

Cardinals vs Hurricanes Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Cardinals have a straight up record of 0-10 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Miami (FL) has an ATS record of 0-2-1 while averaging 72 per game. The team went 0-3 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Louisville has an ATS mark of 1-4 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Miami (FL) was favored, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 9-1 straight up.

Cardinals vs Hurricanes Prediction

In this Hurricanes vs. Hurricanes matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Hurricanes at -16. While we project the Hurricanes to win 74-68, our recommendation is to bet on the Cardinals for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 158 and our model has the Cardinals and Hurricanes finishing with a combined 142 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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