Check out our free Bulls vs Cardinals pick and preview for NCAAF week 4 game in Louisville. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Bulls vs Cardinals Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 4 Betting Odds

The South Florida Bulls travel to take on the Louisville Cardinals, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, KY. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 12:00 PM ET and will be televised on CSS. In a non-conference showdown, the Cardinals are 13.0 point favorites at home. The over-under point total is currently set at 63.5.

Bulls vs Cardinals Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: South Florida Bulls at Louisville Cardinals
  • Where: Louisville at Cardinal Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, September 24th
  • Betting Odds:
  • LOU -13.0, SFL +365 | LOU -528 O/U 63.5

Bulls Preview:

The South Florida Bulls travel to take on the Louisville Cardinals in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 1-2. So far, they have yet to play a game in the American Athletic.

In their previous game, the Bulls lost by a score of 31-28 to Florida. However, they were able to cover the spread as 23.0 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 59 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 58.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 329 yards, with 217 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 192nd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, South Florida is ranked 41st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 112 yards through the air.

On offense, the Bulls are averaging 30.33 points per game, good for 88th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 11, while throwing for 0. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 53rd in yards per game at 199.33. On average, they hand the ball off 33.33 times per contest. Heading into the game, the Bulls will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 169.0 yards places them 149th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 133rd ranked team in attempts per contest (28.67).

Cardinals Preview:

As the Cardinals travel to take on the South Florida Bulls, they have an overall record of 1-2. This includes going 0-2 in Atlantic Coast action.

Louisville is coming off a 4 loss to Florida State by a score of 35-31. The Cardinals entered the game as 2.5 point road underdogs, making this an ATS loss. The two team’s combined to score 66 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 57.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 455 yards, with 189 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 140th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Louisville is ranked 68th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 266 yards through the air.

On offense, the Cardinals are averaging 19.33 points per game, good for 133rd in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 6, while throwing for 1. On the ground, South Florida hands the ball off an average of 40.0 times per game, leading to an average of 205.0 yards per contest. This output places them 45th in college football. Heading into the game, the Cardinals will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 213.67 yards places them 122nd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 132nd ranked team in attempts per contest (28.67).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Bulls have an ATS record of 1-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 2-0-0. Although South Florida has a straight up record of 0-5-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-3-0. The team averaged 17.2 points per game in these games.

In terms of betting, the Cardinals have an ATS record of 1-2-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-2-0. Although Louisville has a straight up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 home games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-4-0. The team averaged 29.0 points per game in these games.

Bulls vs Cardinals Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Louisville Cardinals -13.0

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