Kentucky vs. UConn Odds
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Kentucky is favored to win this game, as the Wildcats have odds of -3 points against Connecticut. The over/under total has been set at 135 points (View Matchup). These two haven’t met since 2011, with Connecticut getting a 56-55 win over Kentucky.
Kentucky is now 29-10 on the season, 8-3 on a neutral floor and 19-15-3 against the spread. The Wildcats advanced to Monday’s title game by beating Wisconsin, 74-73, in what was Kentucky’s fourth-straight game that came down to a big 3-pointer in the final minute of play. The contest with Wisconsin back and forth for the full 40 minutes, but another late 3-pointer from Aaron Harrison got the Wildcats the win. Kentucky shot 29 of 58 from the field in the win and had just four turnovers. James Young had 17 points and five rebounds for Kentucky while Julius Randle had 16 points and five rebounds.
Connecticut is 31-8 on the season, 11-1 on a neutral floor and 22-15 against the spread. UConn advanced to the title game with a 63-53 win over Florida on Saturday night. The Huskies fell behind 16-4 in the opening half, but then dominated the game from that point on. UConn went 24 of 43 from the floor and 5 of 12 from 3-point land in the win while holding the Gators to 19 of 49 shooting from the field and 1 of 10 shooting from 3-point land. DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Huskies while Ryan Boatright added 13 points and six rebounds.
These two will face off in the 2014 National Championship Game today at 9:10PM ET on CBS. The game will be held from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.