Louisville at Syracuse Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/29/2014
Friday, October 3, 2014
Carrier Dome in Syracuse
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The Louisville Cardinals (4-1) will be hoping that they can get another great game out of their defense when they face the tough rushing attack of the Syracuse Orange (2-2) on Friday night.
Louisville outscored Wake Forest 13-0 in the fourth quarter of the game on Saturday and pulled off a 20-10 home win. The Cardinals were able to rush for 215 yards in that games while their defense held Wake Forest to just 100 total yards. Louisville has only given up 14 points per game this season, which is ninth-best in the nation.
Quarterback Will Gardner has thrown for 798 yards through five games for the Cardinals with eight touchdown passes and two interceptions. Linebacker Keith Kelsey leads the team with 24 tackles and he has two sacks.
Syracuse had a hard time stopping Notre Dame's offense on Saturday night and ended up losing the game 31-15. They did force the Fighting Irish into committing five turnovers, but their defense also gave up 523 yards in the loss. Syracuse has been able to rush for 232.5 yards per game this year, which is 25th in the country.
Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt has only thrown one touchdown pass and he's been intercepted twice, but he does have 299 rushing yards with six touchdowns. Senior running back Prince-Tyson Gulley has 280 yards with one touchdown this year and is averaging seven yards per carry.
Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
Louisville Cardinals are 3-2-0 Against the Spread
Louisville Cardinals are 0-4-0 against the Over/Under
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
Syracuse Orange are 1-3-0 Against the Spread
Syracuse Orange are 1-3-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
09/28/14 RB L.J. Scott Ankle "?" Friday vs. Syracuse
09/28/14 QB Will Gardner Knee "?" Friday vs. Syracuse
08/25/14 WR DeVante Parker Foot out indefinitely
08/04/14 DB Jermaine Reve Knee out indefinitely
09/28/14 RB Devante McFarlane Leg "?" Friday vs. Louisville
09/28/14 DB Wayne Morgan Knee "?" Friday vs. Louisville
09/23/14 WR Ashton Broyld Leg expected to miss 2-3 weeks
08/27/14 DL John Raymon Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/11/14 DB Naesean Howard Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Louisville
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