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Columbia Lions take on Wildcats in NCAA Basketball Betting

Columbia Lions


Kentucky Wildcats
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Rupp Arena

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Columbia Lions vs Kentucky Wildcats battle Wednesday at Rupp Arena as the Wildcats look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Columbia Lions vs Kentucky Wildcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Kentucky Wildcats betting line opened as -23-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.

Columbia Lions vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Kentucky Wildcats are 9-0 overall and 5-3-1 ATS, while the Columbia Lions are 5-2 and 0-0 ATS. As for the betting totals, Kentucky boasts a 1-8 on the OU, and Columbia is 0-0.

The Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 2 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Columbia Lions sit at No. 41 on the same chart.

How Columbia Lions vs Kentucky Wildcats Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kentucky's No. 32 nationally ranked offense (77.56 points per game) against a Columbia Lions defense that sits as the No. 3 at 50 PPG. The Kentucky Wildcats have been averaging 47.66% from the field, more than the Lions have managed so far this season (41.4% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Columbia cruised to victory on Saturday, running Bucknell out of the gym and running up a 62-39 score at Levien Gym.

The Wildcats blew out Eastern Kentucky on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 82-49 win at Rupp Arena.

Columbia Lions vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds Trends

Columbia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Columbia is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Kentucky is 12-4-2 ATS in its last 18 games
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kentucky's last 5 games
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Columbia home to Hofstra, Saturday, December 20th
Kentucky at North Carolina, Saturday, December 13th