Authored by College Basketball Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Wednesday Night November 26, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST.
The (2-2) Cleveland State Vikings of the Horizon league will make the journey from Northeast Ohio to Derby City to take on the 4-0 and third-ranked Louisville Cardinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014 College Basketball action. They will play at the KFC Yum! Center in Downtown Louisville, Kentucky. This Sports Handicapper believes Cleveland State Vikings could have challenged Wisconsin-Green Bay for the Horizon title, but their best player Bryn Forbes transferred to Michigan State. The Louisville Cardinals will be right in the thick of things in the ACC and the March Madness Tournament. The Opening Betting Line has not yet been posted for Wednesday Night’s game.
2014-15 Cleveland State Viking lost at Savannah State 87-83 in overtime on November 22nd and were looking to go to the Bluegrass State to pull off the upset. Cleveland State is picked to finish third in one of the top Mid-Major programs in College Basketball. Cleveland State is 13-3-1 Against The Spread their last 17 on the road and are 1-1 ATS on 2014 NCAA Basketball Expert Betting Predictions this season. The key to a Cleveland State win is to play without fear and not let the intimidation factor get in their heads. They will be outmanned, but there is still talent on this team.
The 2014-15 Louisville Cardinals are predicted to finish third in the very competitive ACC behind North Carolina and Duke. Louisville beat Minnesota in their opener 81-68 in a Father vs. Son coaching battle. Louisville has won all four games by double digits and were 8-3 Against The Spread their last 11 overall. Louisville is also 2-1 Against The Spread and have gone over the total twice. The Cards will be led by their All-American Forward Montrezl Harrell Louisville is more talented than Cleveland State and should go into Thanksgiving with a 5-0 record
Free Pick: Estimated Louisville as a favorite.