In the only Sweet 16 matchup featuring teams from the same conference, No. 4 Louisville and No. 8 North Carolina State will square off Friday in the East Region.
The ACC rivals have played once this season, with the Cardinals a big 10.5-point home favorite. The result? A 74-65 win … for the Wolfpack.
When they play again Friday in the NCAA Tournament, N.C. State is the underdog again, but only by 3 points this time.
Both teams are 1-1 against the spread so far, each covering their last game easily.
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Louisville-N.C. State Point Spread
Louisville … -3
N.C. State … +3
Louisville is 13-19-1 against the spread, including 3-7 over the last 10 games.
N.C. State is 17-14-1 ATS, with an 8-3 mark over the past 11.
N.C. State is 8-2 straight up in the last 10, Louisville is 6-4.
Louisville is 14-2 in its past 16 NCAA Tournament games and 10-5-1 ATS.
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Louisville-N.C. State Over-Under
Over-Under … 130
Louisville is 12-17-1 on the Over-Under, while N.C. State is 14-14.
The UNDER has won in 10 of Louisville’s last 14 games.
The OVER has won in 3 of N.C. State’s past 5 games.
The OVER won in the first meeting between the teams this season.
Louisville-N.C. State Money Line
Louisville … -155
N.C. State … +135
No. 4 Louisville (26-8) vs. No. 8 N.C. State (22-13)
NCAA Tournament Sweet 16
Friday, March 27
Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York
7:37 p.m. Eastern