Kentucky at Louisville Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 11/25/2014
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Papa John's Cardinal Stadium in Louisville
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On Saturday, the Kentucky Wildcats (5-6) are going to have a hard time snapping their five-game losing skid as they have to go on the road to face the #24 Louisville Cardinals (8-3). Last season, the Cardinals were able to beat the Wildcats 27-13 on the road.
Kentucky were down 33-13 at halftime in their game against Tennessee two weeks ago, and they ended up getting blown out 50-16. They weren't able to force any turnovers in that loss, and Kentucky gained 511 yards against them. Their rushing attack was the key to the victory as they were able to run for 229 yards against Notre Dame's defense.
Through 11 games, Kentucky has scored 28.2 points per game, but their defense has allowed opponents to score 30.1 points per game. Sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles has completed 58.1 percent of his passes this season for 2,542 yards, 14 touchdowns and just seven interceptions. Wide receiver Javess Blue has caught 27 passes for 516 yards and a team-best five touchdowns.
Last weekend, Louisville picked up their biggest win of the season when they went to Notre Dame and beat them 31-28. They relied heavily on their running game in that win, gaining 229 yards on the ground against Notre Dame's defense.
The Cardinals have had one of the better defenses in the nation this season, allowing just 18.7 points per game. Sophomore running back Brandon Radcliff has 581 rushing yards this season with nine touchdowns.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 6-5-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 7-4-0 against the Over/Under
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
Louisville Cardinals are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
Louisville Cardinals are 3-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/15/14 DT Regie Meant Shoulder is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Tennessee U
11/15/14 DE Za'Darius Smith Ankle is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Tennessee U
10/31/14 TE Steven Borden Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/16/14 WR Jeff Badet Eye out indefinitely
10/16/14 WR Thaddeus Snodgrass Redshirt out for season
10/08/14 DE Lloyd Tubman Suspension out indefinitely
09/09/14 WR Alexander Montgomery Knee out indefinitely
09/05/14 LB Kobie Walker Shoulder out indefinitely
11/16/14 QB Will Gardner Knee out for season
10/16/14 KR/RB Corvin Lamb ACL out for season
10/11/14 WR Cameron Polk Legal problems has been dismissed
Josh's Pick: Take Louisville
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