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2015 Music City Bowl Betting Preview - Louisville Favored Over Texas A&M

The 2015 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl takes place on Wednesday, December 30, and features the Texas A&M Aggies playing the Louisville Cardinals. The game at Nissan Stadium is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN. Currently, Louisville is favored in the odds to win.

The Aggies are 8-4 SU and 5-7 ATS so far this season. Four of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other eight going UNDER. They are coming off of a 19-7 loss to Louisiana State, where they lost against the spread as 5 ½ point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 55 point line set by sports betting pros in that one.

The Cardinals are 7-5 SU and 6-6 ATS overall this year. Six of their games went OVER the line, with five going UNDER, and one being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 38-24 win over Kentucky, where they covered the spread as 6 ½ point road favorites. The total went OVER the 51 ½ point line set by the sportsbook for that matchup.

Texas A&M is 5-2 ATS at a neutral site, and 1-4 ATS after a loss spreadwise. They are 1-6 ATS overall recently, and 1-9 ATS after a SU loss. They are 0-4 ATS against teams with a winning record, and 0-4 ATS against ACC teams. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent games overall, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 after a loss spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against teams with a winning record, and UNDER in 6 of their last 8 after a SU loss. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 at a neutral site.

Louisville is 6-2 ATS against SEC opponents, and 5-2 ATS at a neutral site. They are 2-5 ATS overall recently, and 7-3 ATS in non-conference play. They are 1-4 ATS following a SU win. The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their recent games overall, and OVER in all 4 of their recent games on Wednesday. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 after a SU win, and OVER in 5 of their last 7 in December. The total has gone OVER in 5 of their last 8 after a win spreadwise.

These teams last met in November 1994, when the Aggies won 26-10, and covered the spread as 12 point road favorites.

For Wednesday's Music City Bowl, Louisville is listed in the betting odds as -4 ½ point favorites. The over/under is set at 48 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Cardinals are a -200, while the Aggies are listed at +170.