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Virginia vs. Louisville: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Virginia Cavaliers (22-6, 14-5 ACC) hope to build on a nine-game home win streak when they host the Louisville Cardinals (4-26, 2-17 ACC) on March 4, 2023.

In its most recent game, Virginia topped Clemson on Tuesday, 64-57. Armaan Franklin scored a team-high 12 points (and contributed zero assists and four boards). Louisville dropped its most recent game to Virginia Tech, 71-54, on Tuesday. El Ellis led the way with 14 points, plus two boards and zero assists.

When is Virginia vs. Louisville and when does it start?

This game between the Cavaliers and Cardinals will take place on Saturday, March 4, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 2:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Virginia vs. Louisville

The Cavaliers and Cardinals will hit the hardwood at John Paul Jones Arena for this matchup on March 4, and if you’d like to see the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN2.

Virginia Cavaliers vs. Louisville Cardinals Game Preview

Virginia Stats, Odds & Insights

Virginia is outscoring opponents by 7.4 points per game with a +208 scoring differential overall. It puts up 67.9 points per game (276th in college basketball) and gives up 60.5 per contest (ninth in college basketball).

The 67.9 points the Cavaliers average are 7.8 fewer than the Cardinals allow.

Virginia connects on 7.1 three-pointers per game (220th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.3. It shoots 36.0% from deep while its opponents hit 34.6% from long range.

The Cavaliers score 68.2 points per game when playing at home, compared to 65.7 points per game on the road, a difference of 2.5 points per contest.

In its last 10 games, Virginia has been scoring 63.6 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 67.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Louisville Stats, Odds & Insights

Louisville is being outscored by 11.6 points per game, with a -346 scoring differential overall. It puts up 64.1 points per game (339th in college basketball), and gives up 75.7 per outing (325th in college basketball).

The Cardinals score just 3.6 more points per game (64.1) than the Cavaliers give up (60.5).

Louisville connects on 6.4 three-pointers per game (290th in college basketball) at a 33.2% rate (242nd in college basketball), compared to the 8.4 per outing its opponents make, shooting 35.6% from beyond the arc.

The Cardinals are scoring more points at home (66.0 per game) than away (64.8).

Over its past 10 games, Louisville is scoring 67.4 points per contest, 3.3 more than its season average (64.1).

Cavaliers Key Players to Watch

Cavaliers Leaders
Armaan Franklin 28 12.4 4.2 1.3 0.9 0.4 2.0
Jayden Gardner 28 11.6 5.5 0.7 0.9 0.5 0.0
Kihei Clark 28 11.3 2.5 5.7 1.1 0.1 1.2
Reece Beekman 27 9.4 3.1 5.0 1.6 0.6 0.9
Ben Vander Plas 28 7.4 4.6 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.2

Cardinals Key Players to Watch

Cardinals Leaders
El Ellis 30 17.8 2.8 4.4 0.9 0.1 1.9
Mike James 30 9.7 3.3 1.1 0.5 0.4 1.1
Jae’Lyn Withers 30 9.1 5.3 0.8 0.7 0.4 1.3
JJ Traynor 30 6.7 3.7 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.7
Brandon Huntley-Hatfield 22 6.7 5.5 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.2

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.