|2014 March Madness Third Round Odds: Kentucky vs. Wichita State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Sunday, 23 March 2014 08:30|
Kentucky vs. Wichita State Odds
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Wichita State is the slight favorite, as the Shockers have odds of -2.5 points against the Wildcats. The over/under total for the game has been set at 133.5 points (View Matchup). These two have no recent meetings.
Wichita State is now 25-6-1 against the spread and the Shockers have hit the over in 16 of 31 lined games. Wichita State improved to 35-0 on the season with a dominant 64-37 win over No. 16 Cal Poly on Friday. Wichita held Poly to just 12 of 58 shooting from the floor and 5 of 28 from 3-point land while holding a 46-34 rebounding edge. Cleanthony Early led the Shockers with 23 points and seven rebounds.
Kentucky is 16-15-2 against the spread and the Wildcats have hit the under in 19 games. The Wildcats are coming off a 56-49 win over No. 9 Kansas State on Friday. Kentucky struggled on offense, as the Wildcats were held to just 19 of 50 shooting from the floor and 4 of 15 from 3-point land. However, Kentucky was strong on defense, keeping the Wildcats to 19 of 53 shooting and 5 of 21 from 3-point land. Julius Randle had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Kentucky in the win while Aaron Harrison had 18 points.
These two will face off in the Third Round of the MidWest Region, today at 2:45PM ET on CBS. The game will be held from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO.