The two lowest seeds remaining in the NCAA Tournament will hit the floor together in an Elite Eight betting matchup on Sunday as the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals take on the No. 7 Michigan State Spartans for a trip to the Final Four.
The Cardinals got past No. 8 North Carolina State by a score of 75-65 in their Sweet 16 game on Friday night, having no trouble covering the 2.5-point spread in that contest at the Carrier Dome. The Spartans are coming off a 62-58 win over No. 3 Oklahoma in which they covered the 2-point spread.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Michigan State Spartans will look to cover the spread vs the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday, as the Spartans are 21-16 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cardinals are 14-19-1 ATS. Michigan State is 20-15-1 against the total, while Louisville is 13-17-1 versus the total betting line.
How Michigan State Spartans vs Louisville Cardinals Stats Matchup
The game also pits Louisville’s No. 99-ranked offense, averaging 68.94 PPG, against a Spartans defense that ranks No. 68 at 63 PPG. The Cardinals field goal percentage has averaged 43.09% so far, less than the Spartans marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.76% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Spartans got 24 points from Travis Trice as Michigan State ran past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday at Carrier Dome.
Louisville got 24 points from Montrezl Harrell en route to a 75-65 victory over North Carolina State on Friday at Carrier Dome.