Free NCAA Hoops Pick: #15 Gamecocks vs #2 Cardinals CBB Odds
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(20-14) Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs. Louisville Cardinals (24-8)
2017 NCAA Tournament – Midwest
Date: Friday, March 17, 2017
Time: 2:45 PM ET
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Louisville -20.5
CBB Betting Total: 134
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The second day of the round of 64 takes place on Friday. One of the afternoon games is a 2/15 match up between the Louisville Cardinals and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.
These are two teams who are both good on the defensive end of the floor. This is the first match up between the two teams since 2014. The Cardinals won that game 88-39.
Jacksonville State Gamecocks
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks have had a good season so far and come here by way of winning the OVC conference tournament. They come into this game having won four games in a row and seven of their last ten.
The Gamecocks like to play a slower pace of game.
They average 69 points per game well shooting 45.7 percent from the field. On the defensive side of the ball they give up 68.2 points per game well opponents shoot 42.2. percent from the game.
For the Gamecocks to win this game they need to really try and slow down the pace of the play.
The Louisville Cardinals look like they have all the tools to make another run to the Final Four.
They should come into this tournament hungry to. They lost to the Duke Blue Devils in their first game in the ACC Tournament.
They were up most of the game but couldn’t score in the last eight minutes of the game and ended up losing.
To win this game the Cardinals need to just play their game on both ends of the floor.
They are the much better team in this match up and as long as they don’t overlook this game they will advance to the round of 32.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Under is 7-1 in JVST last 8 neutral site games.
- Over is 7-1 in LOU last 8 games as a favorite.
- Over is 8-2 in LOU last 10 overall.
- Over is 9-3-1 in LOU last 13 NCAA Tournament games.
Free Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs. Louisville Cardinals NCAAB Prediction:
This game is going to come down to the pace of play that this game is played at. I think the Cardinals will be able to push the pace in this game and that will be the difference.
I think the Cardinals come out in this game motivated and will try and show people they are for real this year. I think they will by a lot.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Under
Although the Cardinals win by a lot, this game will cover the under.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Cardinals 80 – Gamecocks 58
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