Through 12 regular season games, Louisville has clearly shown what type of opponent they can be competitive with and which type they can’t. Physical teams especially on the defensive side have crushed the Cardinals this year and although they’re not the 2018 version, Mississippi State has the characteristics necessary to win and cover this game.

Event: (281) MISSISSIPPI ST vs. (282) LOUISVILLE
Date/Time: December 30, 2019 4PM EST
Play: MISSISSIPPI ST -3.0 (-110)

Notre Dame, Clemson, Miami (Fla) and Kentucky all took Louisville behind the woodshed winning those games by 18, 35, 25 & 32 points respectively. MSU has allowed just 390 total yards per game this season and actually held #1 ranked LSU to their season low 413. Louisville dual threat QB Micale Cunningham is an explosive weapon but the Bulldogs showed they have the ability to contain that style after limiting Ole Miss QB John Rhys Plumlee on Thanksgiving night. Motivational aspect works for Starkville side here too as redemption for HC Joe Moorhead’s initial Bowl appearance went array in their 27-22 loss to Iowa as -7 point favorites. Youthful U of L squad more likely on the “happy to be here” side and Nashville can be a distraction. Respect Cardinals 1st year HC Scott Satterfield and the accomplishment but like the way Mississippi State closed down the stretch more. Feel the fundamentals plus situational & motivational angles all favor MSU here at this -3 number which appears to have some real value.


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Rob Veno has been entrenched in the sports handicapping community for 24 years and he’s been with Sportsmemo since its inception as a daily radio show in 1998. His 20* Bluechip releases have become synonymous with success and he’s carved a place for himself among the nation’s elite handicappers. Rob’s fundamental analysis of football, basketball and baseball on the college and pro levels has him regarded as one of the best in the business at breaking down games.Rob began to make an imprint on the Las Vegas scene in the mid-1990’s with his weekly football and basketball newsletter which contained game selections and analysis. Las Vegas’ Gambler’s Book Club along with sportsbooks on and off the strip carried the publication which expanded his recognition. He was subsequently invited into Las Vegas’ most prestigious handicapping contests of that time, the Stardust Invitational in 1996 and 2004 and the Sunset Station Invitational in 2000.A veteran of sports handicapping radio, Rob began in 1992 by co-hosting a weekly Friday night show at 840 AM KVEG. He went on to do numerous live shows as a guest analyst from casino sportsbooks across the Las Vegas valley working with a litany of respected hosts and the most recognized handicappers in the business. Rob finally settled in as one of the mainstays on the daily Vegas Sportswire betting show which ultimately became the famed Sportsmemo Radio Show and now Podcast. His expertise has been heard on radio stations across the country over the years as he’s done a multitude of guest analyst segments.Rob is a Connecticut native and after spending 11 years in Las Vegas from 1991-2002 he now resides outside of Philadelphia with his wife.

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