Louisville vs Virginia Prediction, Game Preview

Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Louisville vs Virginia Prediction, Game Preview

College Football Predictions

Louisville vs Virginia Prediction, Game Preview


Louisville vs Virginia prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 6, Saturday, October 8

Louisville vs Virginia How To Watch

Date: Saturday, October 8
Game Time: 12:00 ET
Venue: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville, VA
How To Watch: ACC Network
Record: Louisville (2-3), Virginia (2-3)
Sign up and live stream college football on ESPN+

College Football Week 5 Roundup
CFN 1-131 Rankings | Rankings by Conference
Bowl Projections | Week 5 Scoreboard
Week 6 Early Lines | Hot Seat Coach Rankings
What 12-Team Playoff Would Look Like
Cavalcade of Whimsy: The Silly Coaching World
Contact/Follow @ColFootballNews & @PeteFiutak

Louisville vs Virginia Game Preview

Why Louisville Will Win

So what’s going wrong? Why isn’t this working?

The passing game isn’t consistent enough and the explosiveness is missing from the running game, but it doesn’t need to crank up a ton of points and production this week.

Virginia is having a harder time offensively.

The Cavalier offense is a shadow of its 2021 self with no consistency and without enough from the passing game in any way. All of a sudden, Virginia has the least efficient passing attack in the ACC, there are too many turnovers, and it’s partly because the line is struggling.

There’s a lot going wrong with Louisville, but the pass rush is terrific.

NFL Expert Picks, Week 5

Why Virginia Will Win

So what’s going wrong? Why isn’t this working?

The team wins when the passing production is there. The Cavaliers are 2-0 when going over 202 passing yards and 0-3 when hitting the mark or going under, and now they’re dealing with a Louisville secondary that’s being picked apart too easily.

Boston College isn’t doing anything this year – it hit 86% of its passes for over 300 yards in the win over the Cardinals. Florida State hit 70% of its throws even with the loss of staring quarterback Jordan Travis, and Syracuse’s Garrett Shrader hit 73% of his throws.

Can Brennan Armstrong and the Virginia offense finally start to hit the easy throws? The Louisville defense might help the cause, but …

– Schedules, Previews CollegeNFL

What’s Going To Happen

Armstrong is only connecting on 52% of his passes.

It’s hard to assume Louisville can do much of anything right at the moment as it sputtered and coughs and turns it over too much, but at least the offense is putting up points.

Virginia’s O has stopped, it’s not going to do what it needs to with the passing game, and the ultra-flaky Cardinals are going to continue with the pattern of loss-win-loss-win-loss …

CFN Expert Picks, Week 6

Louisville vs Virginia Prediction, Line

Louisville 24, Virginia 20
Line: Louisville -3, o/u: 50.5
ATS Confidence out of 5: 1.5
Louisville vs Virginia Must See Rating (out of 5): 3
Predictions of Every Game

Bowl Projections | Rankings
Schedules, Scores For All 131 Teams


More College Football News