Syracuse vs Louisville

Syracuse vs Louisville |Week 12 | November 20, 2020

November 18, 2020

Two striving groups in the ACC will meet each other on Friday in early evening.

Both the Syracuse Orange (1-7, 1-6 ACC) and Louisville Cardinals (2-6, 1-6) are hoping to get their second gathering triumph of the period. The Orange’s just other ACC win came against Georgia Tech on Sept. 26. The Cardinals have lost two straight after their first ACC win against Florida State on Oct. 24.

With regards to the general arrangement, Louisville holds a 11-7 edge against Syracuse. The Cardinals have won five of their last six matchups, including a year ago’s matchup 56-34 in Louisville.

Syracuse at Louisville

  • The opening shot: Friday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Television: ESPN
  • Spread: Louisville – 18

At the point when Syracuse Has the Ball

Syracuse’s offense has been truly battling starting late during its five-game losing streak. The Orange are positioned 123th in absolute offense at simply 263.8 yards per game. Syracuse is additionally averaging simply 18.3 focuses per game, which is 114th broadly.

In the Orange’s last game against Boston College, rookie JaCobian Morgan finished 19 of 30 passes for 188 yards with one score and one capture in his first profession start. Morgan inclined intensely on collector Taj Harris, who recorded seven gatherings for 61 yards, and running back Sean Tucker was viable with 52 yards on 11 conveys.

Syracuse will confront a Louisville guard that is surrendering almost 30 focuses per game. The Cardinals are likewise permitting 392.1 yards protectively per game. Despite the fact that Louisville has surrendered in excess of 40 focuses multiple times, it likewise held then-No. 4 Notre Dame and Florida States to 12 and 16 focuses, separately inside the most recent month.

At the point when Louisville Has the Ball

In its 31-17 misfortune to Virginia a week ago, Louisville had a 478-368 favorable position in all out yards. However, three turnovers were eventually their demise, and that has been the case throughout the season. Louisville has submitted 18 turnovers in eight games, which is the third-most noticeably terrible in the FBS this season.

The way to Louisville clutching the ball is quarterback Malik Cunningham disposing of the slip-ups. Against Virginia, Cunningham passed for 161 yards and scrambled for 197 yards and two scores. Nonetheless, his bumble in the final quarter end up being exorbitant.

Louisville has a powerful gathering of players that Syracuse should stress over. Cunningham as well as collector Tutu Atwell, who recorded five gets for 152 yards and two scores in a weekend ago’s misfortune to Virginia. Running back Javian Hawkins, who positions fourth in the ACC with 822 surging yards, reported on Monday that he was quitting the rest of the period and entering the 2021 NFL Draft. He completed last season with 1,525 yards and nine scores.

Last Analysis

This game could be trying for Syracuse on a few distinct levels. Not exclusively is the Orange having issues scoring upsettingly, however they additionally rank 103th in absolute guard as they’re surrendering 464.3 yards per game.

Louisville will be without Javian Hawkins, however they actually have enough playmakers to the point that they should be fine, at any rate for this game. Running back Hassan Hall should restore this week subsequent to missing the last three because of injury. He will collaborate with Jalen Mitchell and Maurice Burkley in the Cardinals backfield.

However long Louisville deals with the ball, it should dominate this match pretty without any problem.

  • Forecast: Louisville 41, Syracuse 20
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