Louisville Cardinals vs Virginia Cavaliers Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Louisville Cardinals vs Virginia Cavaliers
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Scott Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Louisville (+1)
Scott Stadium is the venue where Brennan Armstrong and the Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) will take on the Louisville Cardinals (2-5) on Saturday. Louisville opens this game as 1-point dogs. The O/U is set at 63.
The last time they played, the Louisville Cardinals faced the Virginia Tech Hokies and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 42-35. Javian Hawkins paced the team on the ground for that game. He tore off a long run of 90 yards and he ran for 1 touchdown in this contest. He rushed for a total of 129 yards on 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.6 yards per tote. Dez Fitzpatrick was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 158 yards on 5 receptions. He notched an average of 31.6 yards per reception for that game. Malik Cunningham went 23/35 with 350 yards by way of the pass and added 3 touchdowns. He gave away 3 interceptions for the game.
In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Louisville Cardinals hold an average of 29.4 points per game. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 185.1 yards rushing ranking them 33rd in the nation. The Cardinals have earned 3,047 total yards this season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Louisville has compiled 15 touchdowns through the air and 12 rushing touchdowns. The Cardinals are ranked 70th in the country in terms of team defense, allowing 29.6 PPG. They are allowing an average of 5.0 yards per attempt on the ground and 201.0 rushing yards per contest for the year. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,407 rushing yards through 7 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Cardinals are giving up 1,362 yards which puts them in 78th in Division 1. In their 7 games played this year, they have given up 194.6 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 53.6%. In total, they are surrendering 395.6 yards/game ranking them 66th in college football.
For his career, Cunningham has thrown for 4,280 yds with 38 TD's and 14 interceptions. Since his college career started, he has left the pocket to run 273 times for a total of 1,199 yds. His quarterback rating is 164.6 with a TD percentage of 8.5% and an interception percentage of 3.1%. He is throwing for 147.6 yards per outing. Malik Cunningham has connected on 279 of his career 447 passes for a completion percentage of 62.4%.
In their last outing, the Virginia Cavaliers took the field against the North Carolina Tar Heels and went home with the win by a score of 44-41. Brennan Armstrong went 12/22 with 208 yards by way of passing and completed 3 TD's. He walked away with 1 pick for the game. Shane Simpson led the team in rushing in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 29 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 70 yards by way of 8 carries which meant he was running for 8.8 yards per run. Shane Simpson led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 72 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 36.0 yards per catch in this outing.
For the season thus far, the Cavaliers have thrown for a total of 1,446 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 241.0 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 47th in Division 1. The Virginia Cavaliers hold an average of 412.7 yards/game which has them sitting 45th in D-1. They have an average of 171.7 yards via the ground game and have run for 1,030 yards for this season. In relation to the points being put on the board, the Cavaliers rank 63rd in D-1 maintaining an average of 27.2 points per contest. The Cavaliers are conceding 33.2 points per game, ranking them 84th in college football. This year, they have allowed 199 total points. Virginia has surrendered a total of 761 rushing yards (126.8 yards per game) and 9 touchdowns on the ground so far this season. They have conceded 13 touchdowns via the pass as well as 312.2 yards per outing, ranking them 110th in the country.
Armstrong has passed for 12 touchdowns while giving up 9 interceptions in his collegiate career. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 6.9% and his interception percentage is 5.2%. He has taken off and run for 380 yards on 89 attempts. He is averaging 95.6 yds per game through the air with a 129.3 QB rating. In the 13 games in his college career, Brennan Armstrong has completed 99 of his 174 attempts for a total of 1,243 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals +1 and under 63 total points
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