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    Two of the top offensive performers in college football will be on display when Jawhar Jordan and the Louisville Cardinals (8-1) host Malik Washington and the Virginia Cavaliers (2-7) on Thursday, November 9, 2023.

    The Cardinals are expected to come out on top by at least two TDs (currently -20) versus the Cavaliers. The over/under for this game is 51.5 points.

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    Game Info for Louisville vs. Virginia

    • Game Day: Thursday, November 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Louisville, Kentucky
    • Stadium: L&N Federal Credit Union Stadium
    Louisville vs Virginia Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Louisville -20 -110 -110 51.5 -110 -110 -1316 +800

    Louisville Pick Insights

    • Louisville’s ATS record is 5-3-1 this season.
    • Louisville is 1-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 20-point favorites.
    • Three of Louisville’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).

    Louisville Stats & Insights

    • Louisville ranks 28th in total offense this season (442.3 yards per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 442.3 yards allowed per game.
    • Louisville ranks 32nd in points scored this season (32.9 points per game), but has been thriving on defense, ranking 13th-best in the FBS with 16.3 points allowed per game.
    • Offensively, Louisville ranks 48th in the FBS with 252 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 28th in passing yards allowed per contest (196.4).
    • Louisville sports the 28th-ranked offense this season in terms of rushing yards (190.3 per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking eighth-best with just 88.8 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • On defense, Louisville has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking fifth-best by giving up a 28% third-down conversion rate. The team’s offense ranks 88th (36.8% third-down percentage).
    • Louisville ranks 26th in college football with a +5 turnover margin after forcing 16 turnovers (23rd in the FBS) while committing 11 (46th in the FBS).

    Louisville’s Best Players

    • Jack Plummer has thrown for 2,159 yards (239.9 ypg) to lead Louisville, completing 65.3% of his passes and tossing 14 touchdown passes compared to eight interceptions this season.
    • Jordan has 881 rushing yards on 124 carries with 11 touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 12 catches for 178 yards (19.8 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
    • This season, Isaac Guerendo has carried the ball 71 times for 398 yards (44.2 per game) and six touchdowns.
    • Jamari Thrash’s leads his squad with 712 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 46 receptions (out of 67 targets) and scored six touchdowns.
    • Chris Bell has put together a 272-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in 15 passes on 24 targets.
    • Kevin Coleman Jr. has been the target of 27 passes and compiled 18 receptions for 217 yards, an average of 24.1 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone one time through the air this season.
    • Ashton Gillotte has 7.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has seven TFL and 22 tackles.
    • TJ Quinn is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 54 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Devin Neal leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 31 tackles and three passes defended.

    Virginia Betting Insights

    • Virginia’s ATS record is 6-3-0 this year.
    • Virginia is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 20 points or more this season.
    • Virginia has gone over in five of their nine games with a set total (55.6%).

    Virginia Pick Insights

    • Virginia ranks 83rd with 361.9 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 93rd with 395.4 total yards allowed per game on defense.
    • Virginia’s defense has been bottom-25 in scoring defense this season, allowing 32.4 points per game, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 95th with 23.1 points per contest.
    • Virginia is generating 241.7 passing yards per contest on offense this season (55th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 215.1 passing yards per contest (51st-ranked) on defense.
    • Virginia ranks 106th in rushing yards per game (120.2), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with 180.3 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • Virginia is putting up a 36.6% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (94th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 41.5% third-down rate (92nd-ranked) on defense.
    • Virginia has forced 10 turnovers this season and have turned it over 16 times, leading to a -6 turnover margin that is 18th-worst in the FBS.

    Virginia’s Best Players

    • Anthony Colandrea has racked up 1,123 yards on 60.4% passing while tossing seven touchdown passes with seven interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Perris Jones, has carried the ball 73 times for 386 yards (42.9 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Kobe Pace has 13 receptions for 130 yards (14.4 per game) and three touchdowns so far while also carrying the ball 86 times for 292 yards and one score.
    • Washington has racked up 1,044 receiving yards on 79 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring six touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Malachi Fields has recorded 563 receiving yards (62.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 44 receptions.
    • Kameron Butler paces the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Jonas Sanker, Virginia’s leading tackler, has 78 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Josh Ahern leads the team with one interception, while also collecting 18 tackles, three TFL, and one pass defended.
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