Kentucky vs. Missouri Prediction
Will Kentucky cover as a massive road favorite tonight when it visits Missouri at 9:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wildcats are now 16-point road favorites versus the Tigers after opening as a 16-point favorite. As for the total, the number currently sits at 154 after hitting the board at 154.5.
The Wildcats have now won seven of their last 10 games but are just 3-7 against the spread during that span. They're also 14-13 against the number on the year, which includes a 2-6 ATS mark on the road. As for the Tigers, they're just 2-8 overall but are 5-3-2 against the spread during that stretch. Missouri is 10-11 against the spread on the year, including 5-5 ATS at home.
OUR PREDICTION: This is a lot of points but Mizzou is so bad it's hard to back the Tigers against a legit NCAA title contender like Kentucky. The Wildcats are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games against the Tigers, who are just 4-9-2 at the betting window in their last 15 games coming off a loss. The Wildcats have also cashed in 14 of their last 20 games when they're favored by 13 points or greater.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: KENTUCKY WILDCATS -16