Missouri vs. Kentucky Odds
Missouri is 8-1 overall, 4-1 in the SEC, 3-0 on the road and 7-1-1 against the spread. Kentucky is 2-6 overall, 0-4 in the SEC, 2-3 at home and 4-4 against the spread.
Trends show that Missouri is 6-1 against the spread in its last 7 road games while Kentucky is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 conference games and 0-6ATS in its last 6 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Missouri is the favorite on the road, as the Tigers have odds of -14 points against Kentucky. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 56 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Missouri favored by 14. The spread climbed to 14.5 before falling back to 14. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 56 points.
Missouri is coming off a 31-3 win over Tennessee last week. The Tigers are posting an impressive 40.6 points per game this season while allowing only 20.6 points per contest. Maty Mauk has thrown for 748 yards and five touchdowns in his three starts this season while Henry Josey has rushed for 647 yards and eight touchdowns. Receiver L’Damian Washington has added 36 receptions for 680 yards and nine scores.
Kentucky is coming off a 48-14 win over Alabama State last week. The Wildcats snapped a five-game losing streak in the process. Kentucky is averaging 24 points per game this season while allowing only 27.3 points per contest. Jalen Whitlow has thrown for 690 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 351 yards and five scores to lead the offense. Javess Blue has caught 28 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Missouri quarterback James Franklin is still questionable with a shoulder injury while defensive lineman Marvin Foster is out with a bicep issue. Kentucky receiver Alexander Montgomery is out for the season with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Missouri, as the Tigers are getting 90% of the wagers with odds of -14 points at Kentucky on Saturday.