Kentucky vs Vanderbilt Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 6

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Kentucky vs Vanderbilt Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 6

The Kentucky Wildcats (21-8, 11-5 SEC) will host the Vanderbilt Commodores (8-21, 3-13 SEC) after winning three home games in a row.

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. Vanderbilt Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Arena: Rupp Arena

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Kentucky win (97%)

Take a look at these betting trends and insights before you bet on Wednesday's Kentucky-Vanderbilt spread (Kentucky -17.5) or over/under (160.5 points).

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Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Kentucky has compiled a 17-12-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Vanderbilt has won 13 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 16 times.
  • Kentucky covers the spread when it is a 17.5-point favorite or more 40% of the time. That's more often than Vanderbilt covers as an underdog of 17.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • When playing at home, the Wildcats have a worse record against the spread (8-9-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (6-3-0).
  • The Commodores have performed better against the spread on the road (5-4-0) than at home (7-10-0) this season.
  • Kentucky is 9-7-0 against the spread in conference play this year.
  • Against the spread in SEC games, Vanderbilt is 8-8-0 this year.

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Kentucky has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 21 games this year and has walked away with the win 16 times (76.2%) in those games.
  • The Wildcats have a mark of 3-1 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -2800 or better on the moneyline.
  • Vanderbilt has gone 2-17 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 10.5% of those games).
  • The Commodores have played as a moneyline underdog of +1160 or longer in only two games this season, which they lost both.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Kentucky has a 96.6% chance of walking away with the win.

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Kentucky is outscoring opponents by 10.5 points per game with a +302 scoring differential overall. It puts up 89.6 points per game (third in college basketball) and allows 79.1 per outing (338th in college basketball).
  • Kentucky's leading scorer, Antonio Reeves, is 31st in the nation averaging 20.0 points per game.
  • Vanderbilt has a -235 scoring differential, falling short by 8.1 points per game. It is putting up 66.6 points per game, 328th in college basketball, and is allowing 74.7 per outing to rank 261st in college basketball.
  • Ezra Manjon is ranked 358th in college basketball with a team-leading 14.3 points per game.
  • The Wildcats average 37.3 rebounds per game (87th in college basketball) compared to the 36.8 of their opponents.
  • Tre Mitchell averages 7.3 rebounds per game (ranking 144th in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • The 34.2 rebounds per game the Commodores accumulate rank 253rd in the country, 2.9 fewer than the 37.1 their opponents pull down.
  • Ven-Allen Lubin's 5.9 rebounds per game lead the Commodores and rank 359th in the nation.
  • Kentucky ranks eighth in college basketball with 106.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 230th in college basketball defensively with 94.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Commodores rank 322nd in college basketball with 88.2 points scored per 100 possessions, and 333rd defensively with 99.0 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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