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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Kentucky Wildcats in Battle with South Carolina Gamecocks

The South Carolina Gamecocks will try to cover the point spread at Colonial Life Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the South Carolina Gamecocks as 3-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Kentucky Wildcats have watched them go 14-3 and 8-9 ATS on the college basketball season, while the South Carolina Gamecocks are at 11-6 and 8-8 ATS. In totals betting, the South Carolina Gamecocks are 5-10-1, while the Kentucky Wildcats have a 8-9 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the South Carolina Gamecocks at No. 210 and the Kentucky Wildcats at No. 98 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Kentucky Wildcats rank No. 62 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 38.29 per game. That compares with South Carolina’s No. 55 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where South Carolina is college basketball's No. 197-ranked team at 6.82 per game, while the Kentucky Wildcats rate No. 254 with 5.18 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats got 22 points from Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as Kentucky ran past Vanderbilt 74-67 on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium-TN.

South Carolina got 17 points from Frank Booker en route to a 64-57 victory over Georgia on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Kentucky is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kentucky's last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky's last 5 games
  • Kentucky is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • South Carolina is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Carolina's last 5 games
  • South Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • South Carolina is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Kentucky

Next Betting Matchups

Kentucky home to Florida, Saturday, January 20th
South Carolina at Tennessee, Saturday, January 20th