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Mississippi Rebels visit Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA College Basketball Betting

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Mississippi Rebels taking on the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Kentucky Wildcats in this one found them listed as -11-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Rebels was expected to move the line.

Mississippi Rebels vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Mississippi Rebels will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 6-5 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are 4-8 ATS. Mississippi Rebels are 4-7 on betting the total; Kentucky Wildcats are 7-5.

The Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 34 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mississippi Rebels sit at No. 45 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kentucky's No. 82 nationally ranked offense (78.08 points per game) against a Mississippi Rebels defense that sits as the No. 124 at 69.25 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats have been averaging 47.04% from the field, more than the Rebels have managed so far this season (43.35% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rebels grabbed a 83-80 win over the Trojans on Tuesday, behind a 23-point effort from Tomasz Gielo at Tad Smith Coliseum.

Kentucky earned a 75-73 victory over Louisville on Saturday, getting 21 points from Tyler Ulis at Rupp Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Mississippi is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Mississippi is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Mississippi's last 10 games
  • Mississippi is 17-6 ATS in its last 23 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Kentucky is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games
  • Kentucky is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Kentucky is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Mississippi home to Alabama, Thursday, January 7th
Kentucky at LSU, Tuesday, January 5th

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