Rick Pitino has had a hard time watching his Louisville Cardinals (16-4) over their last three games, which he will likely remind them of as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Panthers (17-4) on Monday night, with the opening tip at the KFC Yum! Center scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Sports bettors will find that the Cardinals are six-point home favorites in the college basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 123 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Big East Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.