Kentucky vs Arkansas Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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Kentucky vs Arkansas Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

SEC action features the No. 16 Kentucky Wildcats (20-8, 10-5 SEC) at home against the Arkansas Razorbacks (14-14, 5-10 SEC) on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 1:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Kentucky vs. Arkansas Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Arena: Rupp Arena

Kentucky vs. Arkansas Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Kentucky win (94.8%)

Before you bet on Saturday's Kentucky-Arkansas spread (Kentucky -13.5) or total (164.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

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Kentucky vs. Arkansas: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Kentucky has put together a 17-11-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Arkansas has won 10 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 18 times.
  • The Wildcats have done a better job covering the spread when playing on the road (6-3-0) than they have at home (8-8-0).
  • The Razorbacks' winning percentage against the spread at home is .438 (7-9-0). On the road, it is .429 (3-4-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference games, Kentucky is 9-6-0 this season.
  • Arkansas has covered the spread six times in 15 SEC games.

Kentucky vs. Arkansas: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Kentucky has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 20 games this year and has walked away with the win 15 times (75%) in those games.
  • This season, the Wildcats have been victorious eight times in nine chances when named as a favorite of at least -1100 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Arkansas has won five of the 15 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (33.3%).
  • The Razorbacks have yet to play as a moneyline underdog of +680 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Kentucky has a 91.7% chance of pulling out a win.

Kentucky vs. Arkansas Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Kentucky averages 88.8 points per game (third in college basketball) while giving up 78.3 per contest (329th in college basketball). It has a +293 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 10.5 points per game.
  • Antonio Reeves' 19.9 points per game lead Kentucky and are 33rd in the nation.
  • Arkansas is being outscored by two points per game, with a -56 scoring differential overall. It puts up 75.9 points per game (112th in college basketball), and gives up 77.9 per contest (323rd in college basketball).
  • Tramon Mark's 16.8 points per game paces Arkansas and ranks 134th in college basketball.
  • The Wildcats are 79th in the nation at 37.5 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 37.1 their opponents average.
  • Tre Mitchell paces the Wildcats with 7.5 rebounds per game (131st in college basketball play).
  • The Razorbacks rank 206th in college basketball at 35 rebounds per game. That's 1.5 fewer than the 36.5 their opponents average.
  • Trevon Brazile paces the Razorbacks with 6.2 rebounds per game (300th in college basketball).
  • Kentucky ranks 11th in college basketball with 106 points scored per 100 possessions, and 206th in college basketball defensively with 93.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Razorbacks' 94.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 180th in college basketball, and the 97.4 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 307th in college basketball.

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