Saturday College Basketball Betting Report
No. 5 Kentucky is in action today against Arizona State and while the Wildcats are a heavy favorite, they're also struggling at the betting window.
Arizona State at Kentucky, 3:15PM ET
The Wildcats are 8-1 straight up and a perfect 6-0 at Rupp Arena this season, but they're also just 2-7 against the spread and 1-5 ATS on their home court. In fact, Kentucky hasn't covered a point spread since it beat Duke 74-63 as a 1.5-point favorite on November 17. The Cats have gone six-straight games without covering a number and are 12.5-point favorites over the Sun Devils for today's game.
North Carolina at Texas, 5:15PM ET
The No. 3 team in the nation will take to the court at Frank Erwin Special Events Center in Austin today. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI the Tar Heels are 6-point favorites versus the Longhorns, who are just 2-5 against the spread this season. UNC is 4-3 against the number in lined games this season but dropped its only previous road game, a losing effort at Northern Iowa on November 21.
Cincinnati at Xavier, 5:30PM ET
The only game on Saturday that features two ranked opponents will take place at Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The No. 23 Bearcats find themselves as 5-point underdogs versus the No. 12 Musketeers, who are a perfect 9-0 straight up and are 6-3 against the spread this season. The home team is 5-1 against the number in the last six meetings between these two teams while the Bearcats are just 2-5 ATS in their last seven games versus the Musketeers.