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Arkansas Razorbacks Battle vs Kentucky Wildcats Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Arkansas Razorbacks will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Kentucky Wildcats at Bud Walton Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kentucky Wildcats opened as -1-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Kentucky Wildcats vs Arkansas Razorbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arkansas Razorbacks currently sport a 9-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-5 ATS. The Kentucky Wildcats are 13-4 and 6-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Arkansas Razorbacks produce a 7-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Kentucky Wildcats have gone 9-8 against the totals betting line.

The Arkansas Razorbacks sit at No. 39 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kentucky Wildcats sit at No. 51 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Arkansas's No. 13 nationally ranked offense (83.82 points per game) against a Kentucky Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 87 at 67.71 PPG. The Arkansas Razorbacks have been averaging 47.16% from the field, more than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (46.64% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jamal Murray scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Wildcats to a win (they lost 75-70 to Auburn at Auburn Arena on Saturday).

Arkansas got 19 points from Anthlon Bell but lost anyway, 76-74, to LSU on Saturday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kentucky is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Kentucky is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • Arkansas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas's last 6 games
  • Arkansas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Arkansas is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing Kentucky

Next Betting Matchups

Kentucky home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, January 23rd
Arkansas at Georgia, Saturday, January 23rd