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Vegas Football Odds: Virginia opens as 3.5-point favorites over Louisville

The Hoos hope to go a perfect 4-0 against the spread this week.

NCAA Football: Virginia vs Ohio Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

While the Virginia Cavaliers are coming off a strong 45-31 win over the Ohio, the Louisville Cardinals needed a big fourth quarter rally and a little bit of luck to defeat 0-3 Western Kentucky. As Virginia hosts the Cardinals on Saturday in Scott Stadium, Las Vegas oddsmakers are saying that the Hoos are favored by 3.5 points over the Cards.

On the season, Virginia is a perfect 3-0 against the spread.

Virginia Football Against the Spread

Date Team Closing Odds Final Result Against The Spread (Record ATS)
Date Team Closing Odds Final Result Against The Spread (Record ATS)
September 1 Richmond -14.5 W 42-13 W (1-0)
September 8 @ Indiana 5 L 16-20 W (2-0)
September 15 Ohio -4.5 W 45-31 W (3-0)
September 22 Louisville -4.5 W 27-3 W (4-0)
September 29 @ NC State 6.5 L 21-35 L (4-1)
October 13 Miami 7 W 16-13 W (5-1)
October 20 @ Duke 6.5 W 28-14 W (6-1)
October 27 UNC -8 W 31-21 W (7-1)
November 2 Pittsburgh -7 L 13-23 L (7-2)
November 10 Liberty -24 W 45-24 L (7-3)
November 17 @ Georgia Tech 6 L 27-30 W (8-3)
November 23 @ Virginia Tech -5 L 31-34 L (8-4)
December 29 South Carolina (Belk Bowl) 3.5
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Meanwhile, Louisville is 0-3 against the spread after getting pummeled by Alabama (+24; Final Result 14-51), beating Indiana State in the same monsoon-like conditions Virginia dealt with (-42; 31-7), and narrowly escaping Western Kentucky (-23.5; 20-16).

Kickoff is slated for 12:30 p.m. ET and the game will be broadcast on regional sports networks. Stay here on STL for all the latest and greatest as we look back at the win over Ohio and look ahead to prepare for Louisville.