The Duke Blue Devils will be looking for some revenge for a SU and ATS loss to the Louisville Cardinals in their most recent meeting when those schools hit the hardwood together in college basketball odds action on Saturday.
Louisville knocked off Duke 85-63 as a 4-point favorite on the betting lines the last time the schools met in the Elite Eight of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in an OVER result. The teams had previously met in November 2012 when the Blue Devils topped the Cardinals 76-71 as 1-point chalk.
Duke Blue Devils vs Louisville Cardinals Opening Odds and Betting Line
The Louisville Cardinals were listed as -3.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.
Duke Blue Devils vs Louisville Cardinals Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Louisville Cardinals sit at 15-2 (5-10-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Duke Blue Devils are currently 14-2 (8-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Louisville is 7-6 OU, and Duke is 9-5 OU.
The Odds – VSB
Power Rankings have the Louisville Cardinals at No. 13 and the Duke Blue Devils at No. 15 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.
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How Duke Blue Devils vs Louisville Cardinals Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up Louisville’s No. 37 nationally ranked offense (73.82 points per game) against a Duke Blue Devils defense that sits as the No. 122 at 64.38 PPG. The Louisville Cardinals have been averaging 43.53% from the field, less than the Blue Devils have managed so far this season (50.22% on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Duke suffered a 90-74 loss against Miami on Tuesday, getting 18 points from Quinn Cook in a losing effort at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
The Cardinals grabbed a 78-63 win over the Hokies on Tuesday, behind a 16-point effort from Terry Rozier at KFC Yum! Center.
Duke Blue Devils vs Louisville Cardinals Betting Odds Trends
Duke is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Duke is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
Duke is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 6 games on the road
Louisville is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Louisville is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
Louisville is 1-7-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Louisville is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Duke home to Pittsburgh, Monday, January 19th
Louisville at Pittsburgh, Sunday, January 25th