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Bet Kentucky to Extend Streak vs Ole Miss

Kentucky looks to get back to its winning ways after losing three of its last four games. The college basketball betting line has the Wildcats favored by 8½ points, it is the smallest line for a Kentucky home game against the Rebels dating back to 2011.

Kentucky has won 15 home games in a row against Ole Miss, with the last win by the Rebels at Rupp Arena coming in 1988. Ten of those games were decided by double digits.

Bet Kentucky to Extend Streak vs Ole Miss
Bet Kentucky to Extend Streak vs Ole Miss

 

Kentucky fell five spots to No. 22 in the Associated Press poll and went from 15th to 20th in the USA Today coaches poll.

When looking at the odds to win March Madness, the Wildcats are tied for sixth at +1600 in the odds of winning the national title. Kentucky is 25th in the NCAA NET rankings with the Wildcats just 2-5 in Quad 1 games.

The odds for Kentucky to win the SEC title have fallen to +4000 after opening at +450 when the season started.

Keep on reading for more on the Ole Miss vs Kentucky matchup.

Ole Miss vs Kentucky Game Information

1. Game: Ole Miss 18-5 (5-5 in the SEC) at Kentucky Wildcats 16-7 (6-4 in the SEC)
2. Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 9 p.m. ET
3. Location: Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY
4. Ole Miss vs Kentucky Live Stream: TBS.com

 

Kentucky is 10-4 at home but just 7-7 against the spread as a home favorite while Ole Miss is 3-4 on the road. That is something to consider when making college basketball picks.

Kentucky is priced at -4000 to win this game outright while Ole Miss is at +320 on the moneyline.

Ole Miss vs Kentucky Odds and Spreads

1. Kentucky has failed to cover in six of the last 10 home games against Ole Miss
2. Ole Miss is 0-4 outright against ranked teams this season.
3. Ole Miss has covered in four of its last five games.
4. Kentucky has covered in five of the last seven games.
5. Kentucky is 14-5 as a favorite this season.
6. Ole Miss is 3-5 as the underdog.
7. The Rebels have covered in six of the last nine games against SEC teams.
8. Twelve of Kentucky’s 14 home games went over the total.

Ole Miss vs Kentucky ATS Pick: Kentucky -8½

The question isn’t so much whether Kentucky will win as the Wildcats haven’t lost at home to the Rebels since 1998. Look for the Wildcats to take care of business to get back to their winning ways.

Tre Mitchell, the top rebounder and No. 4 scorer for Kentucky, is questionable with a back injury so that is something to keep an eye on.

Ole Miss vs Kentucky Over/Under Pick: Over 161½

The last time that Ole Miss and Kentucky met, the total was set at 134½ and it is currently at 161½ for this matchup.

Kentucky is in the top 20 in scoring offense, field-goal percentage and assists per game. The Wildcats also lead the country by making 41% of its 3-point attempts.

The Wildcats lead the SEC with 18 of their games going over the total and don’t be surprised to see this game head in that direction when looking at the best college basketball bets today.

Ole Miss vs Kentucky Player Prop Pick: Reed Sheppard to Score 16+ Points (+118)

Reed Sheppard is averaging 16.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 4.5 assists over the last four games so there are multiple player prop options to look at for the talented Kentucky freshman. He has averaged 20.3 points over his last three home games.


One of the two Kentucky natives on the Wildcats’ roster, Sheppard is shooting 55% at home this season compared to 47% on the road so that is enough to roll with Sheppard to have another big game.

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Ole Miss vs Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 87, Ole Miss 77

 

 

Questions of the Day

How has Ole Miss fared against the spread on the road against Kentucky?


Ole Miss hasn’t won at Kentucky since 1998 but the Rebels have covered in six of their last 11 trips to Lexington.

Which team has the best record against the spread this season heading into the Ole Miss-Kentucky matchup?


Both teams are 13-0 against the Las Vegas odds this season.

 

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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