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NCAAB Betting: Kentucky vs UCLA Odds

The Kentucky Wildcats may be perfect in the win column, but they’ve been seriously hurting the pockets of anyone who’s backed them so far in the young college basketball season. The ‘Cats are 7-0 SU but have covered the closing spread just twice during that span. John Calipari’s club will have an opportunity to right the ship at the betting window Thursday when they travel to the Golden State for a date with another college hoops superpower, the UCLA Bruins.

Shark Bites
  • Kentucky is 13-0 SU in its last 13 games on the road.
  • UCLA is 6-2 ATS in its last eight games with three days off.
  • Kentucky is 1-3 ATS in its last four games against UCLA.

The Pauley Pavillion has been kind to UCLA, as the Bruins have gone 24-6 SU in their last 30 games at home. Oddsmakers have opened UCLA as 5.5-point underdogs, which will surely appeal to UNDER bettors. The total has gone UNDER in 12 of the Bruins’ last 13 games when labeled as dogs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the UCLA Bruins to cover the point spread in this one found them as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Kentucky Wildcats vs UCLA Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Kentucky Wildcats have watched them go 7-0 and 2-5 ATS on the college basketball season, while the UCLA Bruins are at 4-3 and 2-5 ATS. In totals betting, the UCLA Bruins are 3-4, while the Kentucky Wildcats have a 4-3 mark.

The Bruins - Wildcats odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. UCLA is rated No. 141 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kentucky is at No. 2.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

 

Betting Trends
  • Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kentucky's last 8 games on the road
  • UCLA is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • UCLA is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of UCLA's last 5 games
  • UCLA is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kentucky home to Eastern Kentucky, Wednesday, December 9th
UCLA at Long Beach State, Sunday, December 6th

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