Chris Mack and the Louisville Cardinals will be major favorites tonight as they host the Indiana State Sycamores.
Per Vegas Insider, Louisville opened as 22 points favorites over Indiana State. The line is currently at Louisville -22.5 at betMGM, William Hill and Westgate Superbook.
Louisville is 2-0 on the season, but just 1-1 against the spread.
Indiana State is still looking for their first win after losing a close one on the road at Dayton, 86-81. The Sycamores are 1-0 against the spread after covering 12.5 against the Flyers.
Head coach Greg Lansing is led by veteran guards Tyreke Key and Jordan Barnes. Against Dayton, Key was 4 of 8 from the floor and made 12 of 14 free throw attempts, totaling 21 points. Barnes added 19 points in the season opening loss.
I’ll be keeping an eye the backboard battle tonight. Louisville was out-rebounded by Youngstown State and gave up a total of 19 offensive rebounds. The Penguins had the edge in second chance points 25-to-4. Indiana State edged Dayton in rebounds 39-to-35.
Recent Betting Trends
–Louisville is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games.
–Indiana State is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games following an ATS win.
–The over is 4-1 in Indiana State’s last 5 overall.
–Louisville 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games. They are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games.
–The under is 8-1 in Louisville’s last 9 home games.<