Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Prediction
Can No. 6 Kentucky bounce back from its latest loss when it goes on the road to face Ole Miss tonight at 9PM ET?
639 Kentucky vs. 640 Ole Miss
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
9PM ET – The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Kentucky is favored on the road, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -5 points against Ole Miss. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 140.5 points. The public betting currently has 79 percent going on Kentucky on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Kentucky falls to Tennessee
Kentucky is coming off a 71-52 loss at Tennessee this weekend to snap a four-game win streak. The Wildcats have failed to cover the spread in three of their last four games. Kentucky is 24-5 on the season, 13-3 in the SEC, 7-2 on the road, 16-13 against the spread and 19-10 with the under.
The Wildcats are averaging 77.1 points per game on offense while shooting 47.6 percent as a team. Defensively, Kentucky is giving up 65.1 points per game while holding opponents to 40.3 percent shooting. PJ Washington is leading the team with 14.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game while Tyler Herro is adding 13.9 points per contest.
Ole Miss in a funk
Ole Miss is coming off a 74-73 loss at Arkansas. The Rebels have lost three of their last four games, but have covered in two straight. Ole Miss is 19-10 on the season, 9-7 in the SEC, 11-4 at home, 21-8 against the spread and 18-11 with the under.
The Rebels are scoring 76.1 points per game on offense this season while shooting 46.4 percent as a team. Defensively, Ole Miss is giving up 70.4 points per game while holding opponents to 43.7 percent shooting. Breein Tyree is leading the team with 18.3 points per game while Terence Davis is adding 15.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest.
College Basketball Betting Trends
Kentucky is 5-2 against the spread in its last seven road games and 9-4 ATS in its last 13 SEC games.
The Rebels are 22-8 ATS in their last 30 games overall and 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games against a team with a winning record.
Kentucky has dominated this series, winning nine straight while covering the spread in six of the last seven meetings. The Wildcats are coming off a loss and that should be all the motivation they need to run past the Rebels. Their last loss was to LSU by two and they came back with an 86-69 win over Tennessee. Ole Miss is playing somewhat well even in losses, but I think Kentucky will overwhelm them today.
College Basketball Prediction: Kentucky -5