Cardinal Basketball

Louisville Favored By 32.5 Points Over NC Central

Chris Humphrey

Chris Mack and the Louisville Cardinals will be massive favorites on Sunday afternoon as they look to pick up their fourth win.

Per Vegas Insider, Louisville opened as 32.5 point favorites over the North Carolina Central Eagles.

Louisville is 2-1 against the spread this season. The Cards covered against Miami (-6.5) and against Indiana State (-20). They failed to cover -25.5 against Youngstown State last week.

North Carolina Central enters the game with a 1-2 record. Road losses at Stephen F. Austin and Akron. Their lone win came at home to USC Upstate.

Based off the KenPom rankings, Louisville’s next two opponents may be the worst we’ve seen as far as consecutive games. Out of 353 division one teams, NC Central is ranked 321 while SC Upstate is ranked 345.

Randy Miller Jr. leads for the Eagles with an average of 15 points per game. He is 8-of-12 from three point range in three games.

Jibri Blount is the second leading scorer and the leading rebounder with averages of 11 points and 11 rebounds per game.

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