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Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats in college hoops odds

Kentucky WildcatsTennessee Volunteers
March 6, 12:00 PM | Thompson-Boling Arena

Kentucky Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds

21-8TEAM RECORD18-12

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Sunday when the Wildcats of Kentucky hit the hard court against the Volunteers of Tennessee.

The Volunteers sit at 18-12 (12-15 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 21-8 (10-13-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tennessee is 13-14 OU, and Kentucky is 11-12-1 OU.

View Kentucky vs Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Wildcats listed as 1-point favorites

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Volunteers and the No. 6-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 83-74 win for the Wildcats on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Tennessee's No. 25-rated squad against Kentucky's No. 29-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Tennessee rates No. 254 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 69 nationally with 7.5 per match.

Defensively, Kentucky features the nation's No. 119-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 116 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Kentucky was a 68-66 winner at home against Vanderbilt. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as favorites. The Wildcats grabbed a 68-66 win over the Commodores on Tuesday, behind a 17-point effort from Brandon Knight at Rupp Arena.

Last time out for Tennessee, they were a 73-69 winner as they battled South Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Tobias Harris went off for 25 points and added 6 rebounds, leading Tennessee over South Carolina, 73-69, on Thursday at Colonial Life Arena.

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After playing Vanderbilt are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 10-0
After playing South Carolina are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Wildcats at Volunteers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Kentucky is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Kentucky is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing Kentucky
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games
Tennessee is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Tennessee's last 14 games

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