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LOUISVILLE (9-2) AT RUTGERS (9-2) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/U/PRYPYTYRYPYTY
303: LOUISVILLE
304: RUTGERS
43.5
-3.0
32.0 / 24.5
22.9 / 13.7
9-2
9-2
4-6-1
7-4-0
6-4-0
3-7-0
134.8
132.5
296.5
208.9
431.3
341.4
159.9
110.7
185.5
206.6
345.5
317.4
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  
RUTGERS-6 
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 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
when the line is +3 to -32-18-727-274-09-719-213-19-730-26
in all games4-619-17119-1186-416-1773-719-223-14153-99
against conference opponents2-311-864-644-210-1041-364-212-881-50
when playing on a Thursday0-00-19-130-00-013-70-01-012-11
when playing with 6 or less days rest1-511-1172-733-311-1039-386-114-993-63
after playing a conference game1-310-859-623-210-945-363-212-776-51
in games played on turf3-68-640-445-49-522-188-211-451-36
in November games1-26-536-312-17-428-151-26-538-31
off a loss against a conference rival0-15-219-280-13-414-150-15-226-21
after 2 or more consecutive straight up losses0-03-021-130-01-28-70-02-120-14
when playing against a team with a winning record0-07-444-411-05-735-281-06-638-49
in all lined games4-619-17119-1186-416-1773-719-223-14143-99
as an underdog0-18-642-411-08-531-210-15-925-60
as a road underdog of 3 points or less0-01-04-20-01-04-10-01-04-3
in road games1-311-461-492-28-638-293-110-559-54
in road lined games1-311-461-492-28-638-293-110-558-54
in a road game where the total is between 42.5 and 450-02-07-00-02-06-20-02-05-3
in a road game where the total is between 42.5 and 490-14-112-40-13-213-41-04-18-9

RUTGERS - Recent ATS Trends
 Against the spreadOver/UnderStraight Up
 CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992CurrentLast 3   Since 1992
DescriptionW-LW-LW-LO-UO-UO-UW-LW-LW-L
when the line is +3 to -30-14-620-220-11-911-160-15-524-19
in all games7-419-17111-1163-713-2045-579-222-14108-136
against conference opponents5-112-865-791-59-1133-285-110-1047-97
when playing on a Thursday1-02-110-70-10-17-41-03-011-6
when playing with 6 or less days rest4-310-1076-732-47-1220-345-212-866-91
after playing a conference game3-29-970-623-210-830-293-29-959-83
in games played on turf5-37-629-322-55-712-157-110-324-37
in November games2-16-532-360-34-716-162-15-623-47
off a loss against a conference rival0-04-448-400-05-313-140-02-634-61
when playing against a team with a winning record3-110-446-412-27-723-193-19-528-59
in all lined games7-419-17111-1163-713-2045-579-222-1496-134
as a favorite4-38-936-432-45-924-296-114-361-21
as a home favorite of 3 points or less0-01-13-40-00-22-40-02-05-2
in home games3-29-952-631-35-1020-304-112-667-63
in home lined games3-29-952-631-35-1020-304-112-655-61
in a home game where the total is between 42.5 and 450-01-13-30-01-12-50-01-15-2
in a home game where the total is between 42.5 and 490-13-38-131-03-311-110-13-311-11
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-UScoreHalfYardsYPPTOScoreHalfYardsYPPTO
All Games9-2+2.94-66-432.017.4431.3(6.2)1.024.513.7345.5(5.2)1.6
Road Games3-1+1.91-32-230.014.0381.0(6)1.529.520.7369.7(5.6)0.5
Last 3 Games1-2-4.11-22-130.314.7460.3(6.1)1.028.319.3358.0(5.3)1.7
Turf Games8-1+33-54-431.217.9423.6(5.9)1.021.011.0321.8(5)2.0
Conference Games4-2-1.12-34-232.814.8458.2(6.6)0.829.316.5365.5(5.2)1.7
LOUISVILLE - Current Season Statistics
 RushingPassingTotal
 PPGHalfFDTOPATT-YDSYPRCMP-ATTPCTYDSPYAATT-YDSYPPYPPT
Offense (All Games)32.017.422.931:4835-135(3.9)24-3567.3%296(8.5)70-431(6.2)(13.5)
Opponents Defensive Avg.28.113.620.631:2438-160(4.2)20-3261.6%235(7.3)71-395(5.6)(14.1)
Offense Road Games30.014.020.029:4632-129(4)20-3264.6%252(7.9)64-381(6)(12.7)
Defense (All Games)24.513.719.228:0737-160(4.4)17-3058.5%186(6.3)66-345(5.2)(14.1)
Opponents Offensive Avg.23.912.419.829:3938-156(4.1)18-3257.9%225(7.1)69-381(5.5)(15.9)
Defense Road Games29.520.718.730:0042-181(4.3)16-2467.4%189(8)66-370(5.6)(12.5)

RUTGERS - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfYardsYPPTOScoreHalfYardsYPPTO
All Games9-2+5.37-43-722.97.5341.4(5.4)1.513.78.0317.4(4.8)2.5
Home Games4-1-33-21-323.89.8299.8(5)2.012.07.6300.6(4.3)3.0
Last 3 Games2-1+2.12-10-314.74.7293.0(4.9)1.312.39.3347.7(4.7)2.0
Turf Games6-1+1.85-22-423.410.0349.1(5.6)1.712.76.9333.7(5)2.7
Conference Games5-1+6.65-11-519.33.8323.2(4.9)1.211.87.8316.0(4.8)3.2
RUTGERS - Current Season Statistics
 RushingPassingTotal
 PPGHalfFDTOPATT-YDSYPRCMP-ATTPCTYDSPYAATT-YDSYPPYPPT
Offense (All Games)22.97.517.531:0134-132(3.9)18-2959.6%209(7.1)64-341(5.4)(14.9)
Opponents Defensive Avg.26.913.620.330:6038-162(4.3)19-3159.4%230(7.4)69-392(5.7)(14.6)
Offense Home Games23.89.816.028:2932-122(3.8)17-2861.7%178(6.3)60-300(5)(12.6)
Defense (All Games)13.78.017.628:5835-111(3.1)17-3154.5%207(6.6)66-317(4.8)(23.1)
Opponents Offensive Avg.23.311.719.530:5039-166(4.2)17-2957.5%204(7)69-371(5.4)(15.9)
Defense Home Games12.07.619.031:2843-139(3.2)14-2752.9%162(5.9)70-301(4.3)(25)
Average power rating of opponents played: LOUISVILLE 30.5,  RUTGERS 29.9
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
LOUISVILLE - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/URushingPassingTORushingPassingTO
10/13/2012@ PITTSBURGH45-35W-2W50O31-15617-27-304034-9328-37-2870
10/20/2012S FLORIDA27-25W-6L56U33-12821-25-256144-19721-38-1892
10/26/2012CINCINNATI34-31W-3T53O37-10824-41-416141-19613-28-1573
11/3/2012TEMPLE45-17W-16W53O32-17022-33-338043-2556-16-544
11/10/2012@ SYRACUSE26-45L0L59O17-4836-50-424252-27815-23-2460
11/24/2012CONNECTICUT20-23L-10L46U28-2735-65-374139-1499-28-921
11/29/2012@ RUTGERS            

RUTGERS - Season Results
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateOpponentScoreSULineATSTot.O/URushingPassingTORushingPassingTO
10/6/2012CONNECTICUT19-3W-7.5W40U35-12318-27-157128-5314-33-1915
10/13/2012SYRACUSE23-15W-6.5W50.5U36-8514-23-152032-6225-42-3564
10/20/2012@ TEMPLE35-10W-3.5W44.5O30-13917-27-232242-1198-17-723
10/27/2012KENT ST23-35L-13.5L46O20-9625-46-313750-22415-22-1312
11/10/2012ARMY28-7W-17W53.5U34-11315-18-139168-2827-17-553
11/17/2012@ CINCINNATI10-3W6.5W47.5U47-23411-20-186228-9017-31-2512
11/24/2012@ PITTSBURGH6-27L1.5L43U24-5019-38-157137-13821-39-2271
11/29/2012LOUISVILLE            
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 1992
LOUISVILLE is 4-3 against the spread versus RUTGERS since 1992
LOUISVILLE is 4-3 straight up against RUTGERS since 1992
5 of 7 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 2-0 against the spread versus RUTGERS over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 2-0 straight up against RUTGERS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at RUTGERS since 1992
RUTGERS is 2-1 against the spread versus LOUISVILLE since 1992
RUTGERS is 2-1 straight up against LOUISVILLE since 1992
3 of 3 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games played at RUTGERS over the last 3 seasons.
LOUISVILLE is 1-0 against the spread versus RUTGERS over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 1-0 straight up against RUTGERS over the last 3 seasons
1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

 RushingPassingTurnoversPenalties
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFDTOPATT-YDSCMP-ATTYDSFLINTPEN-YDS
10/21/2011RUTGERS1441.5 Under71929:5630-9118-33207038-40
 LOUISVILLE16-1SU ATS71430:0434-18710-181220110-72
11/26/2010LOUISVILLE40-3SU ATS282128:2631-21718-25210008-75
 RUTGERS1345.5 Over72331:3443-14915-34181025-44
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 RUTGERS in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 50.5% of the time since 1992. (102-100)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 48.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (14-15)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in RUTGERS games 45.8% of the time since 1992. (92-109)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in RUTGERS games 46.7% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (14-16)
No Edge.
 
As indicated by the movement of the total, the betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISVILLE games 51.2% of the time since 1992. (63-60)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISVILLE games 54.5% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (18-15)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in RUTGERS games 54.7% of the time since 1992. (47-39)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in RUTGERS games 55.2% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (16-13)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
LOUISVILLE
[WR] 08/10/2012 - Michaelee Harris out for season ( Knee )
[DE] 11/24/2012 - B.J. Dubose "?" Thursday vs. Rutgers ( Suspension )
[WR] 11/24/2012 - Charles Gaines "?" Thursday vs. Rutgers ( Undisclosed )
[TE] 11/24/2012 - Nate Nord "?" Thursday vs. Rutgers ( Undisclosed )
[RB] 11/12/2012 - Senorise Perry out for season ( Knee )
[WR] 11/24/2012 - Scott Radcliff "?" Thursday vs. Rutgers ( Undisclosed )
[QB] 11/25/2012 - Teddy Bridgewater injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Rutgers ( Wrist )
RUTGERS
[DE] 09/07/2012 - Max Issaka out indefinitely ( Personal )
[FB] 09/25/2012 - Michael Burton out for season ( Leg )
[DL] 10/03/2012 - Isaac Holmes out for season ( Wrist )
[DT] 10/17/2012 - Al Page out for season ( Leg )
[K] 11/25/2012 - Kyle Federico doubtful Thursday vs. Louisville ( Hip )
[DL] 10/24/2012 - Daryl Stephenson out indefinitely ( Foot )
[OL] 11/25/2012 - Andre Civil injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Louisville ( Ankle )
[LB] 11/25/2012 - Khaseem Greene injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Louisville ( Head )
[QB] 11/25/2012 - Gary Nova injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Louisville ( Neck )
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