Louisville Cardinals Football Odds

The Louisville Cardinals football program has made a name for itself in the NCAA football landscape. As an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) member, the Cardinals have exhibited their strength by securing impressive victories over tough competitors.

Check out Louisville Cardinals football odds at authorized sportsbooks in Kentucky, where you’ll find all the details to enhance your betting experience. Several types of bets are available, including moneylines, point spreads, over/unders and prop bets. Keeping up with the latest statistics and trends is key to making informed decisions when betting on Louisville Cardinals football odds.

The Louisville Cardinals football team competes against strong programs throughout the season. Nevertheless, the team has consistently demonstrated its capabilities, receiving numerous top-25 rankings in the final Associated Press poll.

This week’s Louisville Cardinals spread odds

Curious about placing a wager on Louisville Cardinals football? Check out the latest point spread odds from trustworthy and reputable Kentucky online sportsbooks in the feed below. If any odds catch your eye, click them to be redirected to the corresponding sportsbook.

Louisville Cardinals National Championship odds

The Cardinals football program has earned conference titles and won plenty of bowl games, but can they hang a National Championship banner this year? The odds from regulated and legal online sportsbooks are in the feed below. Click on any that catch your interest.

Betting on the Louisville Cardinals football team

Betting on college football involves a variety of betting types that are similar to those in other sports. Here are four popular bet types for fans of the Louisville Cardinals football team to consider.

Louisville moneylines

Choose the winner of a game between two teams; it’s that simple. If you select the correct team, your payout will depend on the odds and the amount you wager.

All sportsbooks offer moneyline bets, with varying odds. Here’s an example of a moneyline bet at BetMGM Sportsbook KY:

Louisville Cardinals-180
Boston College Eagles+200

The team with negative odds is the favorite, while the team with positive odds is the expected underdog. The Louisville number (-180) indicates how much you have to bet to win $100, so $180 in this case. The BC number (+200) indicates that you can win $200 if you lay $100.

Louisville point spreads

A common bet type in college football, point spread bets allocate a mandatory margin of victory to the favorite. A point spread bet might look like this at DraftKings KY Sportsbook:

Louisville Cardinals-7.5 (-110)
Boston College Eagles+7.5 (-110)

In this case, the Cardinals must win by at least eight points for a bet on their side to yield returns. Meanwhile, BC can lose by seven points and still win this spread bet.

Louisville Cardinals totals

Totals bets, or over/unders, allow you to wager on the total number of points that oddsmakers predict the two teams will score. A total bet may appear like this at Caesars Sportsbook in Kentucky:

Over56.5 (-110)
Under56.5 (-110)

In this instance, the two teams must score a combined total of 57 points or more for the ‘over’ to be the winning side. For the ‘under’ to pay out, the total must be 56 or lower.

Louisville prop bets

Prop betting encompasses many types of bets, ranging from over/under-style bets to situational wagers to unconventional bets. Prop bets can be found at most sportsbooks, allowing bettors to browse and find the sportsbook with prop bets that suit their preferences. Here’s an example of a prop bet at Bet365 online sportsbook in Kentucky:

Will the Louisville Cardinals score first in the game?

  • Yes (-200) or No (+175)

Cardinals futures

Wager on the outcome of an event in the future, such as the winner of the National Championship or the ACC. Futures bets can offer lucrative payouts, but they can also come with a high degree of uncertainty, as the event is yet to happen. Many sportsbooks offer futures bets for college football, allowing bettors to take a long-term approach to their wagering strategy. Here’s an example of a futures bet:

Will the Louisville Cardinals win the ACC Championship?

  • Yes (+1200) or No (-2500)

Louisville Cardinals football coaching staff

Check out the current coaching staff for the Louisville Cardinals football team and a brief overview of the program’s head coaches.

  • Head coach: Jeff Brohm
  • Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach: Brian Brohm
  • Co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach: Mark Hagen
  • Co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach: Ron English
  • Tight ends and special teams coach: Ryan Wallace
  • Wide receivers coach: Garrick McGee
  • Running backs coach: Chris Barclay
  • Linebackers coach: Mark Ivey

Here’s a historical selection of Louisville Cardinals head coaches:

  • Jeff Brohm (2023-present)
  • Scott Satterfield (2019-2022)
  • Bobby Petrino (2014-2018, 2003-2006)
  • Charlie Strong (2010-2013)
  • Steve Kragthorpe (2007-2009)
  • John L. Smith (1998-2002)
  • Ron Cooper (1995-1997)
  • Howard Schnellenberger (1985-1994)
  • Bob Weber (1980-1984)
  • Vince Gibson (1975-1979)
  • Lee Corso (1969-1972)

Note that this list of head coaches is not exhaustive and focuses on more recent coaches or those with significant contributions to the program.

Louisville Cardinals home stadium

The Louisville Cardinals football team plays their home games at Cardinal Stadium, located on the university’s campus in Louisville, Kentucky.

Cardinal Stadium

  • Address: 2800 S. Floyd St., Louisville, Kentucky 40209
  • Owner: University of Louisville
  • Operator: University of Louisville Athletics
  • Capacity: 65,000
  • Record attendance: 58,187 (vs. Florida State, Sept. 21, 2019)
  • Opened: September 8, 1998
  • Construction cost: $63 million

How to watch and listen to Louisville football games

To watch Louisville Cardinals football games, you can catch them on various television networks, including:

  • ESPN
  • ABC
  • ACC Network

You can also watch Cardinals games on streaming services, such as:

  • ESPN+
  • Sling TV
  • Hulu
  • YouTube TV
  • AT&T TV

To listen to Louisville football games, you can tune in to the following radio stations:

  • WHAS 840 AM (Louisville)
  • WKRD 790 AM (Louisville)
  • ESPN Radio 680 AM (Louisville)

You can also stream Cardinals football games on various internet radio platforms, such as:

  • TuneIn App
  • iHeartRadio
  • SiriusXM
  • ACC Network Extra

A brief history of Louisville Cardinals football

Here are some significant moments in the history of Louisville Cardinals football.

  • 2016: Lamar Jackson becomes the first-ever Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy. He was also the youngest-ever winner.
  • 2013: The Cardinals win the Russell Athletic Bowl, defeating Miami 36-9. They finished 12-1 on the season.
  • 2012: Louisville wins the Big East Conference championship and earns a spot in the Sugar Bowl, where they defeated Florida 33-23.
  • 2006: Louisville wins the Orange Bowl, defeating Wake Forest 24-13.
  • 2004: The Cardinals win the Liberty Bowl, defeating Boise State 44-40.
  • 1998: The Cardinals open their new stadium, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, with a 45-26 victory over rival Kentucky.
  • 1991: Louisville defeated Alabama 34-7 in the Fiesta Bowl, finishing the season with an 11-1 record and ranked 10th in the nation.
  • 1984: Howard Schnellenberger becomes head coach of Louisville, turning around the program within a half-decade.
  • 1969: Lee Corso becomes head coach of Louisville, leading the team to a 28-11-3 record during his tenure.
  • 1957: Louisville defeats Drake 34-20 in the Sun Bowl, marking the team’s first-ever bowl appearance.
  • 1956: Louisville defeats Eastern Kentucky 59-0, setting a school record for most points scored in a game.
  • 1955: The great Johnny Unitas ends his Louisville football career.
  • 1925: The Cardinals play their first game against a team outside Kentucky, losing to Centre College 20-0.
  • 1912: Louisville fields its first intercollegiate football team.
  • 1893: The Kentucky State School of Medicine, which later became the University of Louisville, fields its first football team.

Louisville Cardinals football FAQ

The price of Louisville Cardinals football tickets can vary depending on the opponent and seat location. According to Ticketmaster, prices for Cardinals games can range from $25 to $175.

The Louisville Cardinals football team has not won a national title, but they have won eight conference championships throughout their history.

Frank Camp is the winningest coach in Louisville Cardinals football history. He led the team from 1946 to 1968 with a record of 118-95-2.

The Louisville Cardinals have played in 25 bowl games as of 2023. They have won 12, lost 12 and tied one. Their first bowl game was the 1958 Sun Bowl, which they lost against Drake, 21-14.

There have been 93 Louisville Cardinals players who have been drafted into the National Football League. The first Louisville player to be drafted into the NFL was center Clure Mosher in 1942, selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Louisville has had 18 players earn All-American honors, including six consensus selections. The most recent consensus All-American was defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins in 2015.