Kentucky vs. LSU Prediction

Kentucky vs. LSU, 1/4/2022 CBB Betting Predictions

No. 16 Kentucky will take on No. 21 LSU in SEC play on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. Will the Wildcats upend the Tigers as a small road underdog?

Game Snapshot

621 Kentucky Wildcat (+1) at 622 LSU Tigers (-1); o/u 139.5

7:00 p.m. ET, Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, LA

TV: ESPN

Kentucky Wildcats DFS Snapshot

Tubby Smith returned to Kentucky, and Kellan Grady stole the show. Grady spoiled Smith's trip to Rupp Arena, making seven 3-pointers to lead No. 18 Kentucky to a 92-48 victory over High Point on Friday. Smith coached Kentucky for 10 years from 1997-2007, winning the NCAA title in 1998. The High Point alum was hired to coach the Panthers in March 2018. Kentucky raised a jersey in Rupp to honor Smith. But after the pregame ceremony, it was all Wildcats. Kentucky shot 58% from the field in the first half and led 43-25 at the break. High Point closed to 47-34 on Zach Austin's 3-pointer with 17:14 left, but Grady responded with three more 3s during an impressive burst.

LSU Tigers DFS Snapshot

Auburn's Walker Kessler blocked three shots before LSU made a single one. It was that kind of night for both Auburn's 7-foot-1 center and LSU's offense. Kessler had 16 points, a career-high 11 blocked shots and 10 rebounds to lead No. 11 Auburn to a 70-55 victory over previously unbeaten No. 16 LSU on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.

College Basketball Betting Prediction

The road team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams, while the underdog has cashed in nine of the last 13 meetings. Kentucky is also 4-0 against the spread in its last four games overall, is 8-2 against the number in its last 10 games after allowing less than 50 points in its previous game and is 5-2 ATS in its last seven games coming off a win of more than 20 points.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: KENTUCKY WILDCATS +1

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