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Kentucky Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers Betting Matchup Report

Tennessee VolunteersKentucky Wildcats
Jan 31, 7:00 PM | Rupp Arena

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds

10-11TEAM RECORD21-1

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Tuesday when the Kentucky Wildcats try to run the Volunteers off the court at Rupp Arena in college hoops action.

Kentucky battles the Volunteers, currently sitting with a 10-11 mark (11-7-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-12-1 for the Wildcats and 5-12-2 for the Volunteers.

View Tennessee vs Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Wildcats installed as 16.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 4 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Volunteers, who rate No. 81 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 88-72 victory for the Wildcats.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kentucky's No. 12-rated squad against Tennessee's No. 66-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kentucky rates No. 217 in the country with 5.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 92 nationally with 7.1 per match.

Defensively, Tennessee features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 32 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee was a 64-49 winner in its last match at home against Auburn. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Tennessee got 15 points from Jeronne Maymon en route to a 64-49 victory over Auburn on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

In their last action, Kentucky was a 74-50 winner on the road against LSU. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. Kentucky cruised to victory on Saturday, running LSU out of the gym and running up a 74-50 score at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-1
Before playing Georgia are 5-5
After playing Auburn are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-3
Before playing South Carolina are 7-3
After playing LSU are 6-4
After a win are 10-0

A few Volunteers at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kentucky
Tennessee is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kentucky's last 5 games when playing Tennessee
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee

Next up:
Tennessee home to Georgia, Saturday, February 4
Kentucky at South Carolina, Saturday, February 4