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PITTSBURGH (17-4) AT LOUISVILLE (16-4) 
 Offensive StatisticsDefensive Statistics
TeamsLinePF/PASUATSO/UFG%FT%3PT%FG%FT%3PT%
719: PITTSBURGH
720: LOUISVILLE
125.5
-6.0
73.0 / 54.5
74.5 / 57.8
17-4
16-4
7-8
10-10
8-2
6-5
49.2
44.7
67.2
70.0
35.4
32.6
39.3
40.0
71.5
65.6
31.2
31.4
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
PITTSBURGH  
LOUISVILLE-6 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
PITTSBURGH - 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 games7-837-41221-2118-238-33158-14817-467-27370-153
in all lined games7-837-41221-2118-238-33158-14811-451-27288-152
when the total is 120 to 129.51-68-1432-416-115-747-283-411-1148-27
as an underdog1-18-567-642-06-729-421-15-850-83
as a road underdog of 3.5 to 6 points0-01-116-130-02-08-110-01-113-16
in road games2-215-1281-763-111-1552-543-115-1284-77
in road lined games2-215-1281-763-111-1552-543-115-1282-77
in a road game where the total is 120 to 129.51-25-49-102-15-412-82-15-411-9
against conference opponents3-523-24150-1406-122-24103-1075-326-21176-119
in January games3-412-1264-575-113-1045-395-215-980-45
when playing with one or less days rest2-08-744-361-18-631-342-012-468-27
after a conference game3-424-22149-1355-121-24100-1085-227-19183-111
off a win against a conference rival1-312-1387-843-013-1167-713-117-8112-63
after allowing 60 points or less2-513-1983-873-115-1461-6010-229-12158-52
after scoring 80 points or more2-011-845-440-110-736-325-021-491-29
when playing against a team with a winning record4-626-34175-1707-132-25132-1276-437-26234-136
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games2-219-19114-1052-119-1886-934-022-16131-93
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games0-111-640-401-010-735-401-011-645-37
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game1-413-1164-645-016-854-543-319-1092-56

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 games10-1051-35249-2346-534-45158-19516-471-24353-172
in all lined games10-1051-35249-2346-534-45158-19516-465-24319-171
when the total is 120 to 129.51-210-526-160-34-1115-252-113-234-8
as a favorite10-1039-29184-1766-524-36122-14516-457-13278-87
as a home favorite of 3.5 to 6 points0-02-114-90-01-27-140-03-018-6
in all home games4-623-20118-1192-016-2079-879-144-7221-53
in home lined games4-623-20118-1192-016-2079-879-138-7190-52
in a home game where the total is 120 to 129.50-02-310-100-03-29-110-04-118-2
against conference opponents3-429-21153-1331-320-2795-1154-332-18182-107
in January games3-413-1174-631-310-1141-524-315-984-55
when playing with one or less days rest2-113-351-552-18-834-352-112-576-39
after a conference game3-329-20150-1331-319-2898-1203-330-19180-108
off a loss against a conference rival0-27-1052-490-14-1230-420-211-662-41
after allowing 60 points or less7-429-1393-765-224-1573-7210-139-8119-59
after scoring 60 points or less1-011-642-291-06-1127-281-016-252-24
after failing to cover the spread in 3 or more consecutive games0-02-324-260-01-414-260-01-434-22
after 3 or more consecutive losses0-00-09-120-00-02-50-00-013-10
when playing against a team with a winning record7-834-30179-1896-524-38129-15511-443-24221-157
when playing against a team with a winning record after 15 or more games1-323-18115-1051-215-2686-1001-323-19124-101
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game after 15+ games2-213-849-481-35-1733-492-211-1148-51
versus good defensive teams - allowing <=64 points/game6-621-1683-945-511-2557-779-322-1696-86
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.
PITTSBURGH - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games17-4-6.57-88-273.034.249.2%35.854.526.739.3%27.4
Road Games5-204-35-167.731.646.0%33.155.725.440.2%30.6
Last 5 Games4-1-32-33-171.034.844.7%39.659.427.039.3%31.2
Conference Games5-3-7.53-56-168.933.744.9%35.559.927.740.5%31.5
PITTSBURGH Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)73.034.227-5549.2%5-1435.4%14-2067.2%361218167104
vs opponents surrendering67.131.124-5543.4%6-1833.4%13-2067.6%351013187143
Team Stats (Road Games)67.731.625-5446.0%6-1539.8%12-1868.0%331016188113
Stats Against (All Games)54.526.719-4839.3%5-1731.2%11-1671.5%27810185143
vs opponents averaging68.43224-5643.2%6-1933.0%14-2069.2%351013187134
Stats Against (Road Games)55.725.420-4940.2%4-1627.9%12-1674.1%31910176154

LOUISVILLE - Current Season Performance
 Straight UpAgainst SpreadTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsW-LO-UScoreHalfFG PctReb.ScoreHalfFG PctReb.
All Games16-4-5.610-106-574.534.744.7%37.557.727.040.0%32.6
Home Games9-1-0.74-62-077.837.746.3%40.055.924.938.7%32.6
Last 5 Games2-3-11.42-31-264.032.240.9%35.858.430.040.3%31.2
Conference Games4-3-10.43-41-367.633.442.7%35.658.930.740.2%32.1
LOUISVILLE Team Statistics
 Shooting    3pt ShootingFree Throws Rebounding 
 PPGHalfFGM-APctFGM-APCTFTM-APctTotOffAstPFStlTOBk
Team Stats (All Games)74.534.727-5944.7%6-1932.6%15-2270.0%3813151811123
vs opponents surrendering64.529.723-5541.5%6-1833.2%13-1868.7%34912187143
Team Stats (Home Games)77.837.728-6146.3%7-2232.6%14-2165.7%4014171712124
Stats Against (All Games)57.727.020-5040.0%6-1831.4%12-1865.6%33910196193
vs opponents averaging68.632.124-5544.3%6-1934.4%14-2068.4%351013177144
Stats Against (Home Games)55.924.920-5138.7%6-1832.4%11-1762.1%3398195193
Average power rating of opponents played: PITTSBURGH 72,  LOUISVILLE 77.2
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
PITTSBURGH is 6-5 against the spread versus LOUISVILLE since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 6-5 straight up against PITTSBURGH since 1997
7 of 11 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 2-1 against the spread versus PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 3-0 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
2 of 3 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at LOUISVILLE since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 2-2 against the spread versus PITTSBURGH since 1997
LOUISVILLE is 3-1 straight up against PITTSBURGH since 1997
4 of 4 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1997
Games played at LOUISVILLE over the last 3 seasons.
LOUISVILLE is 1-1 against the spread versus PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
LOUISVILLE is 2-0 straight up against PITTSBURGH over the last 3 seasons
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

 Shooting   3pt shotsFree ThrowsRebounds 
DateTeamsScoreLineResultHalfFGM-APctFGM-APctFTM-APctTot.OFFTO
2/26/2012PITTSBURGH54129 ATS2421-5141.2%1-812.5%11-1764.7%381119
 LOUISVILLE57-8SU Under2517-4438.6%5-1435.7%18-2864.3%25714
1/21/2012LOUISVILLE73128SU ATS3126-4755.3%6-1735.3%15-2075.0%30817
 PITTSBURGH62-3.5 Over2827-5945.8%7-2231.8%1-616.7%301218
2/27/2011PITTSBURGH59132.5 Under2222-5341.5%4-1428.6%11-2055.0%39816
 LOUISVILLE62-1SU ATS3122-6434.4%8-3026.7%10-1376.9%38109
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 PITTSBURGH games 46.4% of the time since 1997. (160-185)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in PITTSBURGH games 50% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (32-32)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 51.1% of the time since 1997. (206-197)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in LOUISVILLE games 53.3% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (40-35)
No Edge.
 
As indicated by the movement of the total, the betting public is favoring the OVER in this game
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 46.5% of the time since 1997. (128-147)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in PITTSBURGH games 51.5% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (34-32)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISVILLE games 45.7% of the time since 1997. (138-164)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in LOUISVILLE games 52.1% of the time over the past 3 seasons. (37-34)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
PITTSBURGH
[C] 12/28/2012 - Malcolm Gilbert expected to transfer ( Undisclosed )
[G] 11/13/2012 - John Johnson has left the team ( None )
LOUISVILLE
[F] 12/29/2012 - Angel Nunez has transferred ( Undisclosed )
[C] 11/09/2012 - Mangok Mathiang out for season ( Eligibility )
[G] 11/02/2012 - Mike Marra out for season ( Knee )
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