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LSU Tigers Face the Kentucky Wildcats: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The Kentucky Wildcats will look to improve on a 22-8 record on Saturday when they host the LSU Tigers in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Rupp Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kentucky Wildcats were listed as -13-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

LSU Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the LSU Tigers have watched them go 18-12 and 10-19 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are at 22-8 and 14-16 ATS. In totals betting, the Kentucky Wildcats are 15-14-1, while the LSU Tigers have a 12-17 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Kentucky Wildcats at No. 12 and the LSU Tigers at No. 181 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and LSU is ranked No. 71 in NCAA basketball at 37.93 per game. Contrast that with Kentucky's No. 40 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kentucky is the No. 168-ranked team in the country at 6.57 per game, while LSU rates No. 188 at 6.27 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ben Simmons scored 22 points and added 22 rebounds for a double-double, leading LSU over Missouri, 80-71, on Tuesday at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Jamal Murray scored 21 points leading the Wildcats to a 88-79 victory over Florida at Stephen O'Connell Center on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • LSU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 6 games
  • LSU is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • LSU is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Kentucky is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky's last 6 games at home