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Eastern Kentucky vs Kentucky Odds

The Kentucky Wildcats saw their season-opening seven-game winning streak come to an end last Thursday at the hands of the UCLA Bruins but will be attempting to get back to their winning ways Wednesday evening at home against state counterpart Eastern Kentucky. The Wildcats are 11-0 SU all-time against Eastern Kentucky, including an 82-49 pummelling in Lexington last season.

Shark Bites
  • Eastern Kentucky is 0-6 SU in its last six games against Kentucky.
  • The total has gone UNDER in six of Kentucky's last eight games in December.
  • Eastern Kentucky is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games as road underdogs.

Despite its sparkling 5-0 home record, the ‘Cats have been anything but a safe bet at Rupp Arena this year. John Calipari’s squad is just 1-4 ATS in front of their hometown fans.

The Colonels are no slouch, however. Eastern Kentucky has won six of its last seven games and rank sixth nationally in scoring (90.4 points per game).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kentucky Wildcats betting line opened as -23.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels have watched them go 7-2 and 3-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are at 7-1 and 2-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Kentucky Wildcats are 5-3, while the Eastern Kentucky Colonels have a 3-1 mark.

The Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 17 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eastern Kentucky Colonels sit at No. 123 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kentucky has the nation's No. 75-rated offensive output, at 79.38 PPG. The visiting Eastern Kentucky Colonels defense ranks No. 238 allowing on average 80.78 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 47.48% so far, less than the Kentucky Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 52.43% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap



Betting Trends
  • Eastern Kentucky is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Eastern Kentucky is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kentucky
  • Eastern Kentucky is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kentucky
  • Kentucky is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kentucky's last 9 games
  • Kentucky is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Kentucky at Marshall, Saturday, December 12th
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