Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Prediction
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Rebels as 3-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the over/under total is sitting at 144 at most sports books. The Wildcats enter play with a 13-6 overall record and are 4-2 in the SEC, while the Rebels are 17-2 overall and 6-0 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rebels opened as 3-point favorites and that’s where the line currently sits at most sports books, although the spread has jumped to 3.5 at some places. The total, meanwhile, opened at 146 and has been bet down to 144 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 63% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Rebels. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Kentucky. According to the latest college basketball trends, the underdog is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams and the Rebels are 1-4 against the number in their last five games following an ATS loss. Even though they’ve lost in their previous two visits to Oxford, the Wildcats have won 10 of last 12 games versus the Rebels. They’ve also won three of four and four of five in this series alone. There’s no disputing how well Ole Miss has played to date but Kentucky is an extremely talented team that is growing up quickly with its young players. They’re shooting 49% from the field and 36% from beyond the arc while holding teams to just 38.3% from the field and 31% from beyond the arc. Archie Goodwin leads the Wildcats with a 14.6 points per game average and the balance that Kentucky has will give Ole Miss some fits tonight. The Wildcats could win this game outright, but take the points.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: KENTUCKY WILDCATS +3