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Mississippi State vs Kentucky Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 27

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Mississippi State vs Kentucky Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 27

The Mississippi State Bulldogs (19-8, 8-6 SEC) will host the Kentucky Wildcats (19-8, 9-5 SEC) after winning five 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.

Mississippi State vs. Kentucky Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Starkville, Mississippi
  • Arena: Humphrey Coliseum

If you plan to place a wager on Mississippi State-Kentucky matchup (in which Mississippi State is a 4.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 155.5 points), below are some betting insights and trends for Tuesday's game.

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Mississippi State vs. Kentucky: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Mississippi State has covered 14 times in 27 chances against the spread this season.
  • Kentucky has put together a 16-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Mississippi State covers the spread when it is a 4.5-point favorite or more 56.2% of the time. That's less often than Kentucky covers as an underdog of 4.5 or more (100%).
  • The Bulldogs have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than away games. They have covered six times in 13 opportunities at home, and they've covered two times in eight opportunities in road games.
  • This year, the Wildcats are 8-8-0 at home against the spread (.500 winning percentage). On the road, they are 5-3-0 ATS (.625).
  • Mississippi State is 6-8-0 against the spread in conference games this season.
  • Kentucky's SEC record against the spread is 8-6-0.

Mississippi State vs. Kentucky: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Mississippi State has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 17 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (76.5%) in those games.
  • The Bulldogs have a win-loss record of 11-2 when favored by -192 or better by oddsmakers this year.
  • Kentucky is 2-3 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40% of those games).
  • The Wildcats have gone 2-1 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +158 or longer (66.7%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Mississippi State has a 65.8% chance of walking away with the win.

Mississippi State vs. Kentucky Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Mississippi State has a +201 scoring differential, topping opponents by 7.4 points per game. It is putting up 74.9 points per game to rank 146th in college basketball and is giving up 67.5 per contest to rank 62nd in college basketball.
  • Josh Hubbard is 240th in the nation with a team-leading 15.3 points per game.
  • Kentucky puts up 88.7 points per game (third in college basketball) while allowing 77.9 per contest (323rd in college basketball). It has a +291 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 10.8 points per game.
  • Antonio Reeves is ranked 34th in the country with a team-leading 19.9 points per game.
  • The Bulldogs average 39.2 rebounds per game (35th in college basketball) while conceding 32.9 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 6.3 boards per game.
  • Cameron Matthews tops the Bulldogs with 6.9 rebounds per game (188th in college basketball action).
  • The Wildcats pull down 37.9 rebounds per game (72nd in college basketball), compared to the 37.2 of their opponents.
  • Tre Mitchell's 7.5 rebounds per game lead the Wildcats and rank 128th in the country.
  • Mississippi State averages 95.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (169th in college basketball), and gives up 86 points per 100 possessions (28th in college basketball).
  • The Wildcats average 105.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (11th in college basketball), and concede 92.9 points per 100 possessions (193rd in college basketball).

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