Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/27/11
@TheCardConnect: I could see this game going a number of different ways. With the both teams going on over a month without playing a game, it’s hard to predict what will happen. However, the most consistent thing all season has been the Louisville defense. Even in the losses this year, the Louisville defense has always been able to give the offense a chance to win the game. With a seasoned Teddy Bridgewater I think the Cards win a close one. 24-21 Louisville.  @JD_Coffey: I expect that with the bad weather in Charlotte today this game has the potential to be ugly, low scoring and with turnovers in bunches.  Louisville is riding pretty high coming off a late season run winning five of the final six regular season games. I look for them to take a page out of the basketball team’s book and find a way to grind out the victory.  The Cards will likely run the ball early and often in an attempt to avoid an early turnover and just run it down NC States throat.  State is allowing an average...
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