Wildcats vs. Volunteers College Basketball Betting Odds (02/15/2022)

Wildcats vs. Volunteers College Basketball Betting Odds (02-15-2022)

Since their January 22 loss at Auburn, the Kentucky Wildcats have shown rapid improvement. Kentucky is giving gamblers more value with the College Basketball odds as March Madness approaches. Coach John Calipari’s team is playing with balance and effectively on the full court. In a similar way is Tennessee getting the money in recent days. Coach Rick Barnes has developed one of the nation’s top defenses. Also, Tennessee is showing just enough offense to complement that defense. Both the Volunteers and Wildcats are going to the NCAA Tournament. The question heading into the tournament will come down to seeding.

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Tennessee Volunteers Betting Information

Date and Time:Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 8 p.m. ET
Location:Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
TV Coverage:ESPN
Kentucky vs. Tennessee Odds at SBG Sportsbook
Kentucky+1 (-110)139½ (-110)-102
Tennessee-1 (-110)139½ (-110)-118
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Kentucky Wildcats at Tennessee Volunteers SBG Odds Overview

Kentucky is one of the biggest sports betting name brands in college basketball. Square money consistently floods the betting window on the Wildcats. As a result, oddsmakers often have to throw some extra sugar at Kentucky’s opponents to balance out the betting handle. Offsetting that is the fact that squares are preferable to quality home teams. Especially against good opponents such as Kentucky. Most casual money will go to Tennessee in this matchup. Thus, Kentucky will get a rare price break in this game.

Kentucky Wildcats Team Overview

Kentucky has shown improved wagering value recently. To show, the Wildcats have covered three of their last five games. Kentucky is 21-4 straight up, 12-13 against the spread, and 12-13 under the total. To summarize, the UK ranks 10th for scoring offense, 6th for offensive rebounding, 53rd for points allowed, and 18th for defensive rebounding. Oscar Tshiebwe leads the Wildcats with 16.4 points and 15.3 rebounds per contest.

Tennessee Volunteers Team Overview

Tennessee has been in solid form lately with five payouts in their most recent eight games. Four of their last six matchups went over the total. Tennessee is 18-6 straight up, 14-10 against the spread, and 11-13 under the total. Overall the Volunteers rank 97th for scoring offense, 91st for offensive rebounds, 35th for points allowed, and 59th for defensive rebounding. Santiago Vescovi leads Tennessee with 13.6 points per contest.

Kentucky Wildcats at Tennessee Volunteers vs. The Line

  • Kentucky is just 38% against the spread in away games
  • As a favorite, the Wildcats are 41% on the board
  • In SEC action, Kentucky is 34% vs. the odds
  • On the road, Kentucky is 62% under the total
  • The Wildcats are 63% under the total as a favorite
  • Kentucky is 60% over the total in SEC action
  • Tennessee is 51% over the total in home court action
  • The Volunteers are 50% over and under as an underdog
  • In SEC action, Tennessee is 51% under the total
  • Tennessee is 55% vs. the line as a home team
  • As an underdog, the Volunteers are 33% vs. the line
  • Tennessee has covered 45% of their games against the SEC.
  • Kentucky has covered three of its last four games at Tennessee
  • This series is 2-4 under the total at Tennessee

Kentucky Wildcats at Tennessee Volunteers SBG Free Picks

On this occasion, Kentucky will get a more favorable NCAA basketball betting Price against a quality home team. The Wildcats are in much better form recently. Most important of all they get the cash at Tennessee.

Kentucky at Tennessee SBG Best Bet: Kentucky Wildcats.