Virginia vs Louisville: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

A game after he scored 25 points in an 80-73 win over Duke, Carlik Jones leads the Louisville Cardinals (13-5) at home against the No. 21 Virginia Cavaliers (16-6) on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The Cardinals are underdogs by 2 points in the matchup, which begins at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The matchup has an over/under set at 121.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Virginia Betting Information

  • Virginia has compiled an 11-10 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cavaliers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 2 points or more, going 10-8 this season.
  • In 52.4% of their games this season (11/21), the Cavaliers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Cavaliers beat Miami (FL) 62-51 in their last contest on Monday. Sam Hauser racked up a team-high 18 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 15 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to fall short of the 123 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Sam Hauser 22 15.5 6.7 1.7 0.6 0.3 2.6
Jay Huff 22 13.3 7.0 1.0 0.5 2.5 1.3
Trey Murphy III 22 10.8 3.3 1.3 0.7 0.4 2.0
Kihei Clark 22 9.8 2.0 4.6 0.7 0.0 0.8
Casey Morsell 20 4.7 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.5

Louisville Betting Information

  • With a 9-7-1 record ATS this season, the Cardinals have topped expectations.
  • When playing as at least a 2-point underdog, the Cardinals frequently cover the spread with an 8-4-1 record against the spread.
  • Louisville and its opponents have often not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 47.1% (8) of their 17 games played.
  • The Cardinals beat Duke 80-73 in their last outing on Saturday. Jones put up a team-high 25 points to lead the team to the victory. They covered the spread as 5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 142 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Louisville Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Carlik Jones 17 17.6 5.2 4.5 1.5 0.1 1.0
David Johnson 17 12.5 5.7 3.5 1.1 0.3 1.7
Jae’Lyn Withers 18 10.1 8.0 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.3
Samuell Williamson 16 10.0 7.9 1.1 0.3 0.2 0.6
Dre Davis 18 7.9 3.3 1.2 0.6 0.3 0.6

Total Facts

  • Virginia’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (121.5 points) in 14 out of 22 opportunities (63.6% of matchups).
  • 15 Louisville games this year (83.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total higher than Saturday’s point total of 121.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 137.7 points per game, 16.2 points more than the over/under of 121.5 for this matchup.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 126.4 points per game, 4.9 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Cavaliers have seen a 128.7 average over/under in their games this season, 7.2 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Cardinals games have a total points bet of 135.4 points this season, 13.9 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Virginia Virginia -1 114 -115 -107 Regular Season 57-54 UVA
2/8/2020 Louisville Louisville -8 114 N/A N/A Regular Season 80-73 LOUIS
3/9/2019 N/A Virginia N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-68 UVA
2/23/2019 N/A Louisville N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-52 UVA

Powered By Data Skrive using data from

Staff Avatar
Written by
Staff

View all posts by Staff