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Point spread favors Wildcats in battle with Jayhawks

Kansas JayhawksKentucky Wildcats
Nov 15, 9:00 PM | Rupp Arena

Kansas Jayhawks vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds


Rupp Arena will host Wildcats vs. Jayhawks action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

Kentucky will face the 1-0 Jayhawks, who own a 1-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jayhawks are 1-0 favoring the OVER.

View Kansas vs Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Wildcats as 4-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 4-rated Wildcats and the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 130-126 result in favor of the Wildcats.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kentucky's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 108 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense that ranks No. 58 at 54 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 61.3% so far, more than the Jayhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 58.6% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kansas owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Kansas was a 100-54 winner in its last match at home against Towson. They covered the 32.5–point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks blew out Towson on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 100-54 win at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kentucky was a 108-58 winner in its last match at home against Marist. They covered the 33.5–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Wildcats and Red Foxes didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Marist was handed a 108-58 defeat on Friday at Rupp Arena.

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
After playing Towson are 1-0
After a win are 9-1

Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Penn State are 1-0
After a win are 9-1

A few Jayhawks at Wildcats trends to consider:
Kansas is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas's last 8 games on the road
Kansas is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kentucky is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kentucky's last 11 games
Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas

Next up:
Kansas home to Georgetown, Monday, November 21
Kentucky home to Penn State, Saturday, November 19