Kentucky vs Missouri in NCAAF betting action
Kentucky Wildcats vs Missouri Tigers Odds
The Tigers will try to win and cover the spread at Memorial Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Wildcats in Week 9 action.
The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 2-4-1 ATS. Kentucky is 5-3 on the totals; Missouri is 2-4.
Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 57 (Tigers) and the No. 89 (Wildcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 23-12 result in favor of the Tigers is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Missouri's No. 92-ranked offense (23.1 PPG) against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 96 at 32.4 PPG. The Tigers passing attack has averaged 203.7 yards per game, less than the Wildcats give up through the air (256.6 YPG on average).
In comparing defenses, the Wildcats own the league's No. 82-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 193.3 yards per game when on the road. Missouri, on the other hand, rates No. 101 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Kentucky was a 29-24 loser in their most recent outing at home against Georgia. They covered the 26-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (53) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Wildcats suffered a Week 8 loss against Georgia in their last game, falling 29-24 at Commonwealth Stadium.
Missouri was a 42-10 loser in their most recent outing at home against Alabama. They failed to cover the 21-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (52) made winners of OVER bettors. Missouri didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Crimson Tide as Alabama blasted them 42-10 in Week 7 action.
Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 2-8
Missouri Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6
A few Wildcats at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games on the road
Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kentucky is 2-11 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Kentucky is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Missouri's last 5 games
Missouri is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
Missouri is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Missouri is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Kentucky home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, November 3
Missouri at Florida, Saturday, November 3