Kentucky vs. Tennessee Prediction
No. 4 Kentucky has won nine of its last 10 games overall but will be a slight road dog on Tuesday night in Knoxville, TN where the Wildcats will take on No. 16 Tennessee at 9:00 p.m. ET. With the Vols laying a single point and the total sitting at 139.5, what’s the best bet when it comes to tonight’s matchup?
659 Kentucky Wildcats (+1) at 660 Tennessee Volunteers (-1); o/u 139.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN
Kentucky Wildcats DFS Snapshot
Sahvir Wheeler provided nine points (4-7 FG, 1-2 3Pt), three rebounds and six assists in 27 minutes during Saturday's 78-57 win over Florida. Wheeler's nine points were the most he has scored since posting 15 points against Mississippi Sate on Jan. 25. The junior has struggled offensively since Jan. 29, averaging just 4.6 points on 22.6 percent overall shooting. Wheeler is, however, still dishing out 8.2 assists during that span.
Tennessee Vols DFS Snapshot
Josiah-Jordan James finished Saturday's 81-57 win over South Carolina with 20 points (7-14 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, two assists, three blocks and three steals over 36 minutes. James led the Volunteers offensively with his first 20-point performance of his career. The junior is starting to heat things up on the offensive end of the floor, as James is averaging 15.0 points across 48.4 percent overall shooting during his last three outings.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The road team has covered the spread in five of the last six meetings between these two teams, but the Wildcats are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games as an underdog and are just 4-11-1 against the number in their last 16 road games. On the other side, the Vols are 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games following an ATS loss and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: TENNESSEE VOLS -1