The Louisville Cardinals will hit the road in AAC conference action when they face the Cincinnati Bearcats in an NCAA college football game set for Thursday night.
Kick off time from Cincinnati is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN.
The betting odds from this week fifteen college football game has the road side Louisville Cardinal favored by –6 points.
Louisville comes off the bye week. The team has won four straight to go to 10-1 on the season after a 24-17 home victory to the Memphis Tigers as a -23 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total finished at under 43 ½ points. The Cardinals were able to hold a 24-3 lead after three quarters as Memphis rallied to make it a one score game with six minutes left.
The Louisville offense produced 342 yards with 122 running for 3 yards per run attempt. Teddy Bridgewater completed 26 of 36 passes for 220 yards with a touchdown. The team had no turnovers and took two away from Memphis. On defense Louisville gave up 279 yards to the Tigers offense with 135 running for 4 yards per run attempt. Louisville held Memphis to just 2 of 12 on third down.
Cincinnati also comes in off the bye week. The club has won six straight to move to 9-2 on the 2013 campaign with the 24-17 road victory to the Houston Cougars as a +2 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game went under 60 points. The Bearcats were able to hold a 24-7 lead midway through the third quarter.
The Bearcats put up 573 offensive yards with 172 running for over 4 yards per carry. Brendon Kay completed 29 of 50 passes for 386 yards with two touchdowns and two picks. Hosey Williams ran for 84 yards on 13 rushes. The team had three turnovers and forced two away from the Cougars. The Cincinnati defense allowed the Houston offense 278 yards with 33 running for 1 yards per rush. The Bearcats limited the Cougars to just 4 of 17 on third down.