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LOUISVILLE (18-4) AT HOUSTON (11-11) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
781: LOUISVILLE
782: HOUSTON
OFF
+14.0
82.6 / 62.5
69.1 / 70.7
18-4
11-11
10-10
8-9
10-5
5-10
47.3
44.1
66.6
65.6
37.1
33.7
39.5
43.0
66.9
69.3
30.3
35.2
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Rating
 EstimateEdge
LOUISVILLE-19
HOUSTON  
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
LOUISVILLE - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games10-1056-39273-25010-542-38179-20718-483-19390-177
in all lined games10-1056-39273-25010-542-38179-20716-478-19354-176
as a favorite10-1047-36207-19210-537-30143-15616-471-13312-92
as a road favorite of 12.5 to 15 points2-13-15-32-12-23-53-04-07-1
as a road favorite of 12.5 or more points3-15-110-33-13-36-74-06-012-1
in road games4-218-10104-733-210-1553-775-119-997-83
in road lined games4-218-10104-733-210-1553-775-119-995-83
against conference opponents4-530-22167-1425-322-24105-1257-238-14202-110
in February games0-18-862-591-06-844-481-012-480-43
on Wednesday games1-06-453-390-12-526-362-010-274-29
after a conference game3-531-20164-1424-321-25108-1306-237-14200-111
off a win against a conference rival3-327-10110-883-217-1677-844-228-9131-70
after scoring 80 points or more5-612-1574-865-311-1051-659-326-5128-52

HOUSTON - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
in all games8-931-30212-2155-1019-22114-12611-1146-39249-266
in all lined games8-931-30212-2155-1019-22114-1266-1126-36180-253
as an underdog5-620-22130-1425-617-1467-522-913-3066-210
as a home underdog of 12.5 to 15 points0-00-01-00-00-00-00-00-00-1
as a home underdog of 12.5 to 18 points0-00-03-10-00-00-10-00-00-4
in all home games5-218-1098-872-37-936-668-335-12164-84
in home lined games5-218-1098-872-37-936-664-317-11110-78
against conference opponents4-520-23144-1414-514-1475-883-618-26123-168
in February games0-17-763-531-05-528-370-15-1051-71
on Wednesday games0-18-1056-630-14-636-350-19-1354-74
after a conference game3-518-23136-1413-513-1578-842-618-26125-165
revenging a blowout loss vs opponent of 20 points or more0-03-112-150-01-14-40-02-28-20
revenging a road loss vs opponent0-111-956-620-15-825-420-113-1059-65
off a loss against a conference rival1-410-1377-743-27-837-371-49-1566-91
after allowing 80 points or more1-36-1059-512-23-819-341-36-1256-66
after failing to cover the spread in 3 or more consecutive games1-14-424-181-13-315-81-24-528-22
after 3 or more consecutive losses0-14-432-381-03-212-80-15-424-48
when playing against a team with a winning record5-619-19137-1474-714-1382-802-915-28104-206
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games1-411-1481-902-39-851-580-57-1956-121
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games1-211-1238-402-19-628-280-39-1526-55
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game2-313-1561-643-211-840-411-412-1949-88
versus good offensive teams - scoring 77+ points/game after 15+ games0-20-319-251-11-110-140-20-311-34
versus good offensive teams - scoring 77+ points/game2-23-343-462-23-222-210-41-728-70
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
LOUISVILLE - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games18-4-15.610-1010-582.639.947.3%38.262.528.339.5%35.5
Road Games6-2-5.64-44-280.139.244.9%36.666.430.939.5%36.1
Last 5 Games4-1-3.53-23-181.238.648.8%35.260.426.637.7%34.4
Conference Games7-2-94-55-379.738.047.7%34.764.328.739.2%36.7
LOUISVILLE Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)82.639.929-6147.3%8-2237.1%17-2566.6%381315209115
vs opponents surrendering6932.124-5642.8%6-1834.1%15-2268.3%34912207134
Team Stats (Road Games)80.139.226-5844.9%8-2137.5%20-2773.6%371113249136
Stats Against (All Games)62.528.321-5439.5%5-1730.3%14-2266.9%351110204172
vs opponents averaging71.133.225-5644.3%6-1833.7%16-2366.9%371013196134
Stats Against (Road Games)66.430.922-5539.5%4-1427.8%19-2769.9%361110215163

HOUSTON - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games11-11-5.68-95-1069.134.544.1%36.070.734.943.0%36.7
Home Games8-3-2.25-22-375.136.548.4%36.465.429.839.2%35.2
Last 5 Games1-4-21-42-363.430.241.6%34.877.039.445.0%40.2
Conference Games3-6+24-54-563.431.441.2%35.974.038.743.7%38.9
HOUSTON Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)69.134.525-5644.1%6-1733.7%14-2265.6%361014186136
vs opponents surrendering68.831.923-5542.3%6-1933.9%16-2269.6%351013196134
Team Stats (Home Games)75.136.526-5448.4%7-1841.2%15-2268.0%36915175127
Stats Against (All Games)70.734.925-5943.0%7-1935.2%14-2069.3%371013196124
vs opponents averaging7133.225-5644.3%6-1734.6%16-2369.3%351013197134
Stats Against (Home Games)65.429.823-5939.2%6-1832.3%13-1972.5%351111198123
Average power rating of opponents played: LOUISVILLE 72.4,  HOUSTON 71.3
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
All games in this series since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 5-3 against the spread versus HOUSTON since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 7-1 straight up against HOUSTON since 1997
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 1-0 against the spread versus HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 1-0 straight up against HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at HOUSTON since 1997
HOUSTON is 2-2 against the spread versus LOUISVILLE since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 3-1 straight up against HOUSTON since 1997
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games played at HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons.
There were no past matchups in this series during this time period.

 Shooting   3pt shotsFree ThrowsRebounds 
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFGM-APctFGM-APctFTM-APctTot.OFFTO
1/16/2014HOUSTON52142.5 Over2816-5230.8%5-2025.0%15-2462.5%371016
 LOUISVILLE91-19.5SU ATS5734-6651.5%15-2853.6%8-1747.1%41119
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring Nobody in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 51.8% of the time since 1997. (226-210)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 54.8% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (46-38)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 49.6% of the time since 1997. (169-172)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in HOUSTON games 47.9% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (23-25)
No Edge.
 
No total has been posted for this game.
Key Player Injuries
LOUISVILLE
[G] 02/04/2014 - Wayne Blackshear expected to miss Wednesday vs. Houston U ( Concussion )
[F] 12/31/2013 - Chane Behanan has been dismissed ( Dismissed )
[G] 12/30/2013 - Kevin Ware out for season ( Shin )
HOUSTON
No significant injuries.
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