Louisville Cardinals vs. Florida State Seminoles 1/18/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 18, 2021

The No. 16 Louisville Cardinals (9-2) are only 1.5-point favorites as they look to continue a six-game home win streak when they host the Florida State Seminoles (7-2) on Monday, January 18, 2021 at KFC Yum! Center. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under for the matchup is set at 140.5.

Betting Information

Louisville vs Florida State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Louisville -1.5 -112 -109 140.5 -109 -112 -125 102

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Louisville vs Florida State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Florida State (+1.5) Over (140.5) Florida State 72 Louisville 71

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Total Facts

  • In five of 11 games (45.5%) this year, the Cardinals and their opponents have totaled at least this matchup’s over/under of 140.5 points.
  • Florida State and its opponents have combined to score at least 140.5 points in six of nine games (66.7%) this season.
  • These teams average a combined 150.3 points per game, 9.8 more points than the over/under of 140.5 set for this game.
  • The Cardinals and the Seminoles have seen their opponents average a combined 6.4 less points per game than the over/under of 140.5 set for this outing.
  • The average point total for Cardinals games this year is 5.0 less points than the total of 140.5 in this matchup.
  • Seminoles games this year have averaged an over/under of 148.8 points, 8.3 more than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 71.2 points the Cardinals record per game are only 1.5 more points than the Seminoles give up (69.7).
  • Louisville has a 7-1 record overall and a 4-0 record against the spread when putting up more than 69.7 points.
  • Florida State has a 2-2 record against the spread and a 2-2 record overall when giving up more than 71.2 points.
  • The Seminoles’ 79.1 points per game are 14.7 more points than the 64.4 the Cardinals give up.
  • When it scores more than 64.4 points, Florida State is 4-0 against the spread and 7-2 overall.
  • Louisville’s record is 0-1 overall and 0-1 against the spread when it allows more than 79.1 points to its opponents.
  • The Cardinals have totaled 75 more points than their opponents this season (6.8 per game on average), and the Seminoles have scored 85 more points than their opponents (9.4 per game).

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Louisville Betting Information

  • Louisville has covered about half the time against spread this season, covering five times in 11 contests.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Cardinals have fared well against the spread, putting together a 5-4-1 record.
  • In 6 of 11 (54.5%) contests this season, Louisville and its opponents have hit the total.

Florida State Betting Information

  • Florida State has an even record against the spread, going 4-4 ATS.
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Seminoles have fared well, going 4-3 against the spread.
  • In most of Seminoles games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (5 out of 8 games, 62.5%).

Head to Head

Louisville vs Florida State (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/24/2020 Florida State -3.5 142.5 -162 +133 Regular Season 82-67 FSU
1/4/2020 Louisville -6.5 134 -295 +233 Regular Season 78-65 FSU
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-75 FSU

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Louisville Leaders

  • Carlik Jones leads the Cardinals in points and assists per game, scoring 18.0 points and distributing 4.9 assists.
  • Jae’Lyn Withers leads the Cardinals in rebounding, pulling down 7.2 boards per game while also scoring 10.0 points a contest.
  • David Johnson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cardinals, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.6 per contest.
  • Jones and JJ Traynor lead Louisville on the defensive end, with Jones leading the team in steals averaging 1.3 per game and Traynor in blocks averaging 0.8 per contest.

Florida State Leaders

  • M.J. Walker is the top scorer for the Seminoles with 16.3 points per game. He also adds 2.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game to his statistics.
  • Florida State’s leader in rebounds is Balsa Koprivica with 5.8 per game, and its leader in assists is Scottie Barnes with 4.1 per game.
  • Walker leads the Seminoles in three-point shooting with an average of 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Raiquan Gray (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Florida State while Koprivica (1.2 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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