New Mexico Lobos versus Louisville Cardinals College Basketball Betting Preview

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One of the more attractive Round of 32 matchups will feature the New Mexico Lobos the champions of the Mountain West conference facing the Big East Tournament champions the Louisville Cardinals from the NCAA Tournament college basketball played on Saturday night. The Lobos and Cardinals will tip off late night at 9:40PM Eastern Time from Portland Oregon and its TBS delivering the live national television broadcast.

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The current odds from this college basketball game at Oddsmaker has the Big East conference team the Louisville Cardinals lined as a -1 ½ point favorite and the total coming in at 128 ½ points. A money line wager on the favored Louisville Cardinals will return -125 odds. A money line bet on the Louisville Cardinals will return -125 odds. Those who believe the underdog New Mexico Lobos can pull off the upset against Louisville can take back +105 odds for their money line wager.

New Mexico is riding a six game win streak as they face Louisville on Saturday night. They drew the Big West conference champion Long Beach St in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and came away with the 75-68 win as a -4 point favorite. The New Mexico Lobos are shooting the ball extremely well as the club is making 48.1% from the floor and 37.1% from the three point line over their past five games. What has been most impressive is those stats came on a neutral court in four of the five contests.

The Louisville Cardinals the Big East champion drew a tough opponent in their second round NCAA Tournament game in the Davidson Wildcats. They came away with the 69-62 win as a -6 point favorite. Is there is a concern for Louisville it’s the fact they are playing their sixth game in ten days as they were forced to play in the second round of the Big East Tournament. The Cardinals have struggled with offense as they make just 42.4% of their shots this season. Over their past five games their shooting has gotten worse with just 41.3% from the floor. New Mexico does defend as they allow just 59 points and 38.6% shooting. New Mexico is a live underdog tonight as many recreational bettors may be tempted playing on the short line with Louisville.

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