Charlie Strong is 11-10 in his second year as the head coach of Louisville. Strong is 0-2 against Top 25 teams. Strong is 1-1 in bowl games having coached Florida in a 2004 bowl game.
Louisville enters Saturday’s game against the Mountaineers at 4-4 with losses to Florida International, Marshall, North Carolina and Cincinnati.
Louisville has been dominated by the Mountaineers in Morgantown with an overall 1-6 record at Mountaineer Field. Last season, WVU beat Louisville 17-10 in Louisville. WVU was a 3 point favorite in last season’s game.
Louisville enters Saturday’s game a 13.0 point underdog at WVU. Over the past 10 years, Louisville is 64-56-1 against the spread and 10-10-1 as an away underdog.
Louisville is averaging 17.6 points per game while surrendering 16.3 per game.
Louisville’s defense has held 15 straight teams to less than 30 points and has recorded a sack in 13 consecutive games.
Louisville is averaging 329.4 yards of offense per game. On the road, Louisville is averaging 290.3 yards per game.
Louisville’s defense allows 295.6 yards per game and 4.6 yards/play. The defense is averaging 8.25 tackles for loss and 2.88 sacks per game.
Louisville’s Red Zone Success is 70.59%. They have scored 12 times on 17 trips in the Red Zone this season (8 TDs, 4 FGs).
Louisville is -3 in the turnover margin for the season.