Hampton vs. Kentucky Odds
LOUISVILLE, KY (TheSpread) – Top-seeded Kentucky looks to improve to 35-0 tonight at 9:40PM ET when it faces No. 16 Hampton on CBS in Midwest Region action.
Kentucky is 34-0 on the season, 5-0 on a neutral floor and 18-14-2 against the spread. Hampton is 17-17 overall, 6-1 on a neutral floor and 8-0 against the spread. Hampton is making its 5th NCAA Tournament appearance and is the MEAC champion. Kentucky is making its 54th NCAA Tournament appearance this season after it swept through the SEC.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kentucky is the clear favorite in this game, as the Wildcats are getting odds of -34.5 points against Hampton today. The over/under total for the game has been set at 134.5 points. This game will be played from the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.
Hampton has won five straight after claiming its conference tournament and then beating Manhattan, 74-64, in the First Four on Tuesday night. Hampton has also covered the spread in all five games during this win streak. To go along with Kentucky’s unbeaten season, the Wildcats are 7-1-2 against the spread in their last 10 games while hitting the under in three of their last four.