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Kentucky Wildcats vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Odds and Trends

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Mississippi State Bulldogs taking on the Kentucky Wildcats Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Mississippi State Bulldogs in this one, their betting line was listed as 16-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kentucky Wildcats currently sport a 12-3 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-9 ATS. The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-7 and 8-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Kentucky Wildcats produce a 8-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Mississippi State Bulldogs have gone 6-6 against the totals betting line.

This game puts the Kentucky Wildcats, most recently No. 33 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mississippi State Bulldogs, who rate No. 134 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kentucky's No. 85 nationally ranked offense (77.6 points per game) against a Mississippi State Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 173 at 72.71 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats have been averaging 47.34% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (46.86% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs got 21 points from Craig Sword, but it was Arkansas that prevailed in a 82-68 final on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena.

Alex Poythress scored 25 points leading the Wildcats to a 77-61 victory over Alabama at Coleman Coliseum on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Mississippi State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kentucky
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Mississippi State's last 8 games when playing Kentucky
  • Mississippi State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kentucky
  • Kentucky is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kentucky is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Kentucky is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • Kentucky is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Mississippi State home to Tennessee, Saturday, January 16th
Kentucky at Auburn, Saturday, January 16th

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