Kentucky will be going for their 2,000th win in history on Monday which would make them the first team in college basketball to reach that mark. The Wildcats come into the game ranked in the Top 5 in the country and they are heavily favored in NCAA basketball betting in this game against Drexel.
College basketball betting had Kentucky rolling 90-69 over Austin Peay on Saturday as Patrick Patterson scored 21 points while DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and John Wall added 17. Kentucky is 11-0 on the season. It is the best start ever for a first-year head coach at Kentucky. John Calipari passed Adolph Rupp who had started 10-0 in his first year with the Wildcats in 1931. Kentucky has been winning games but they are not always covering the college basketball betting spread so that is something to keep in mind on Monday.
Drexel has won three straight on the season to get to 6-5. Jamie Harris scored 24 points and handed out a season-high seven assists as Drexel defeated Cal State Northridge, 75-63 in their last college basketball betting game.
Drexel has been pretty good of late. They are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. They have not played well on Monday’s though as they are 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 Monday games. Overall, Drexel is 1-3-1 in their last 5 NCAA basketball betting games.
The Wildcats are 4-1-1 in college basketball betting in their last 6 Monday games. Kentucky has struggled versus the college basketball betting odds at home. The Wildcats are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home college basketball betting games.
Nine of the last thirteen Drexel road college basketball betting games have gone under. 10 of the last 14 Kentucky games have gone under the NCAA basketball betting total. Five of the last seven Kentucky home games have gone under.
Kentucky is 4-5 vs. the college basketball betting odds this season. They have not been good at home versus the number going 1-4 against the college basketball betting spread. Drexel is 5-4-1 against the NCAA basketball betting line this season. On the road they have been very competitive going 4-2 vs. the college basketball betting odds.