An attractive matchup from the AAC conference is on top from NCAA college football for Friday Night October 18th as the Central Florida Knights hit the road to face the Louisville Cardinals. The teams will begin play from Louisville at 8PM Eastern Time and ESPN TV will provide the coast to coast TV broadcast. Check out the college football odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The betting odds from this game have the home side Louisville Cardinals favored by -14 points with the over under set at 53 ½ points. Those who bet on the Louisville Cardinals on the money line will lay -700 odds with the return on Central Florida at +500 odds.
Louisville puts their undefeated 6-0 record on the line as they face a stern test from the Central Florida Knights on Friday Night Football. the Knights will be coming off the bye week to get ready for the Cardinals. Their lone loss of the season came on September 28th as they lose to SEC conference power the South Carolina Gamecocks 28-25 as a +7 point underdog. This game was a good learning experience as the team entered half time up 10-0. They allowed the Gamecocks to rally in the third quarter and its something that can be brought into his matchup on Friday. Look for Central Florida to be prepared to play a full four quarters of football against the Cardinals. Knights quarterback Brian Bortles was able to throw the football on the Gamecocks defense as he threw for 358 yards and two touchdown passes. Storm Johnson is a Miami transfer in the Central Florida backfield and is averaging 5.2 yards a carry on this season. Louisville has had a weak schedule leading up to their game last week against Rutgers. The club got past Rutgers last week 24-10 as a -19 ½ point betting favorite. This Central Florida team was competing in Conference USA in recent seasons since moving to the AAC conference. They have always been a good defensive team and facing a dynamic offense is nothing new for this Central Florida team in their years facing the likes of Tulsa, Houston, SMU and all the other high octane offenses in their former conference.
With our college football pick for Friday we will play on the Central Florida Knights at +14 points against the Louisville Cardinals but before placing a wager please read a sports book review.