Kentucky Wildcats take on Rebels in NCAA basketball test

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Jan 29, 9:00 PM | Tad Smith Coliseum

Kentucky Wildcats vs Mississippi Rebels Odds

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Tad Smith Coliseum will host Mississippi Rebels vs. Kentucky Wildcats action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

Supporters of the Wildcats have watched them go 13-6 and 6-10 ATS on the year, while the Rebels are at 17-2 and 9-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Rebels are 6-7, while the Wildcats have a 8-7 mark.

View Kentucky vs Mississippi Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rebels rated this week at No. 26 and the Wildcats sitting at No. 17. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 87-84 result in favor of the Rebels.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Mississippi's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 80.3 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 78 at 62 PPG. The Rebels field goal percentage has averaged 44.3% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.5% per game.

Defensively, Kentucky features the nation's No. 74-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Mississippi, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Kentucky was a 75-70 winner at home against LSU. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Kentucky got 20 points and 12 rebounds from Alex Poythress en route to a 75-70 victory over LSU on Saturday at Rupp Arena.

Mississippi won its last outing, a 63-61 result against Auburn on January 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point favorite. Mississippi earned a 63-61 victory over Auburn on Saturday, getting 17 points from Ladarius White at Auburn Arena.

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas A&M are 1-0
After playing LSU are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Auburn are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few Wildcats at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky's last 5 games on the road
Kentucky is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games when playing on the road against Mississippi
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Mississippi's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Mississippi's last 6 games when playing at home against Kentucky

Next up:
Kentucky at Texas A&M, Saturday, February 2
Mississippi at Florida, Saturday, February 2

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