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Kentucky Wildcats Host the Hofstra Pride in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Kentucky Wildcats host Hofstra on Sunday, looking to build on their 8-1 mark against the 6-4 Pride in college basketball betting action at Barclays Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Kentucky Wildcats to cover the point spread in this one found them as -23-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Hofstra Pride vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Hofstra Pride will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Sunday; they are 3-3-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are 7-2 ATS. Hofstra Pride are 5-2 on betting the total; Kentucky Wildcats are 6-3.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 1 (Kentucky) and the No. 134 (Hofstra) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kentucky's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 94.22 PPG, against a Pride defense that ranks No. 224 at 77.9 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 48.13% so far, more than the Pride marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.44% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pride endured a 81-75 loss at the hands of the Bonnies on Tuesday, despite a 20-point effort from Rokas Gustys at Hofstra Arena.

Kentucky cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Valparaiso out of the gym and running up a 87-63 score at Rupp Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Hofstra is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Kentucky is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Hofstra home to Stony Brook, Tuesday, December 13th
Kentucky at North Carolina, Saturday, December 17th