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Kentucky vs LSU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 21

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Kentucky vs LSU Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 21

The Kentucky Wildcats (18-7, 8-4 SEC) will visit the LSU Tigers (13-12, 5-7 SEC) after winning three straight road games.

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

Kentucky vs. LSU Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Arena: Pete Maravich Assembly Center

Kentucky vs. LSU Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Kentucky win (62.6%)

See these betting insights and trends before you bet on Wednesday's Kentucky-LSU spread (Kentucky -5.5) or over/under (162.5 points).

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Kentucky vs. LSU: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Kentucky has compiled a 15-10-0 record against the spread this season.
  • LSU has won 11 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 14 times.
  • As a 5.5-point favorite or more in 2023-24, Kentucky is 11-7 against the spread compared to the 3-5 ATS record LSU puts up as a 5.5-point underdog.
  • The Wildcats have done a better job covering the spread in road games (5-2-0) than they have in home games (7-8-0).
  • This year, the Tigers are 5-8-0 at home against the spread (.385 winning percentage). Away, they are 4-4-0 ATS (.500).
  • Kentucky has seven wins against the spread in 12 conference games this season.
  • Against the spread in SEC play, LSU is 6-6-0 this year.

Kentucky vs. LSU: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Kentucky has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 18 games this year and has walked away with the win 14 times (77.8%) in those games.
  • The Wildcats have a mark of 14-2 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -245 or better on the moneyline.
  • LSU has won 18.2% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (2-9).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +198 or longer, the Tigers have a record of 2-6 (25%).
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Kentucky has a 71% chance of pulling out a win.

Kentucky vs. LSU Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Kentucky's +270 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 10.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 88.2 points per game (third in college basketball) while allowing 77.4 per outing (318th in college basketball).
  • Antonio Reeves leads Kentucky, putting up 19.5 points per game (41st in the nation).
  • LSU's +74 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by three points per game) is a result of putting up 77.3 points per game (83rd in college basketball) while allowing 74.3 per outing (250th in college basketball).
  • Jordan Wright's 15 points per game paces LSU and ranks 277th in the country.
  • The Wildcats record 38.6 rebounds per game (56th in college basketball) compared to the 37.6 of their opponents.
  • Tre Mitchell leads the Wildcats with 7.5 rebounds per game (123rd in college basketball action).
  • The Tigers average 35.9 rebounds per game (156th in college basketball), compared to the 35.8 of their opponents.
  • Wright paces the Tigers with 5.1 rebounds per game (556th in college basketball).
  • Kentucky ranks 16th in college basketball with 105 points scored per 100 possessions, and 173rd in college basketball defensively with 92.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Tigers rank 154th in college basketball averaging 96.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 190th, allowing 92.6 points per 100 possessions.

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