Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Seminoles and Cardinals. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ACCN, and it’s hosted by the Cardinals at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY. Get ready to place your bets! Florida State is favored by -5.5 in this Atlantic Coast conference contest against Louisville. The game’s over/under currently sits at 150 points.

FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS LOUISVILLE CARDINALS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Louisville Cardinals +5.5

This game will be played at KFC Yum! Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.

WHY BET THE LOUISVILLE CARDINALS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Cardinals.
  • Not only will Louisville pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can Florida State Pull Off A Win at KFC Yum! Center?

Florida State is favored by 5.5 points in their game against Louisville, and they come into the game with a record of 12-8. The Seminoles are 6-3 in ACC play, and they have gone 6-5 in non-conference games. On the road, Florida State has gone 4-3 this season, and they are coming off a loss to North Carolina.

So far, the Seminoles have been favored in 11 games, and they have gone 7-4 in those matchups. Over their last 10 road games, Florida State has gone 5-5, and they have a road scoring margin of -0.4 points per game. The Seminoles have won their last three road games, and they have a record of 3-2 over their last five.

Florida State has been solid vs. the spread this season with an 11-8-1 record. On the road, they are 5-2 vs. the spread and have gone 3-0 ATS in their last 3 road games. As the favorite, the Seminoles are 5-5-1 vs. the spread this year and 4-5-1 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 150 is right in line with the average over/under line in Florida State’s games this season (150.9). So far, they have an over/under record of 11-8-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points, and in their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 147 points. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than 150.

In their latest game, Florida State offense put up 68 points against North Carolina. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 43.5% and made 9 threes. Jamir Watkins is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.8. Meanwhile, Darin Green Jr also brings a PPG average of 12.1 into the game.

On defense, Florida State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.4 points per game. Against North Carolina, the Seminoles’ defense gave up 75 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, North Carolina only made 5 free-throws.

Do the Cardinals Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

Despite a 6-15 record, Louisville has been the underdog in 14 of their 21 games, going just 1-13 in those games. At home, the Cardinals are 5-9, including a 3-7 record in their last 10 games at home.

Coming off a 70-64 loss to Clemson, Louisville has lost six straight games. Over their last five games at home, they are 0-5, and their average scoring margin at home is -3.3 points per game.

Against the spread, Louisville is 9-10-2 this season. At home, they have gone 5-7-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Cardinals are 5-5 vs. the spread. In their last 3 games at home, Louisville has gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in Louisville’s games this season (146.4). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than 150. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 135 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Louisville offense tallied 64 points in a matchup against Clemson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 34.4%, and they made 2 threes. The top scorer for the Cardinals was Tre White with 29 points, while Mike James also chipped in with 8 points.

Currently, the Cardinals’ defense holds the 275th rank in the nation, allowing 77.3 points per game. Louisville’s three-point defense is currently 190th in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.2% of their shots vs. Louisville.