Kentucky Wildcats vs Lafayette Leopards in college hoops odds

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Nov 16, 7:00 PM | Rupp Arena

Lafayette Leopards vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds


The Kentucky Wildcats will be trying to slam the Lafayette Leopards on Friday when the teams tip off at Rupp Arena in college betting action.

The Wildcats bring a 1-1 record (0-2 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-1 Leopards, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Kentucky go 2-0 so far and the Leopards go 0-0.

View Lafayette vs Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Wildcats) and the No. 313 (Leopards) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-74 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kentucky's No. 232-rated squad against Lafayette's No. 270-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kentucky rates No. 210 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 70 nationally with 8 per match.

Defensively, Lafayette features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 179 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Lafayette, they were a 98-94 winner as they battled Long Island at home. Dan Trist poured in a team-high 30 points for Lafayette on Monday, as they defeated Long Island 98-94 at Kirby Center.

Last time out for Kentucky, they were a 75-68 loser as they battled Duke on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. The Blue Devils got 23 points from Seth Curry as Duke ran past Kentucky 75-68 on Tuesday at Georgia Dome.

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Morehead State are 2-1
After playing Duke are 2-1
After a loss are 9-1

A few Leopards at Wildcats trends to consider:
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kentucky is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kentucky's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kentucky's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Lafayette at Morehead State, Sunday, November 18
Kentucky home to Morehead State, Wednesday, November 21