Spread Check: Louisville by 9
Friday will be the 32nd meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Louisville. The Cardinals lead the series 19-12. Notre Dame and Louisville have alternated wins over the last nine games in the series.
The Irish are 5-7 against Louisville since the Cardinals joined the Big East in 2005. Notre Dame is 0-2 against Louisville in the BET. The Irish fell to the Cardinals in the semifinals of the 2011 (83-77 OT) and 2012 (64-50) league tournaments.
Ken Pom Stats:
Ken Pom Prediction: Louisville 68, Notre Dame 58