Alabama vs Kentucky: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 26, 2021

The No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide (13-3) are  favorites as they look to extend a nine-game win streak when they host the Kentucky Wildcats (5-9) on Tuesday, January 26 at Coleman Coliseum. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 26, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Alabama Betting Information

  • Alabama is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 9-5-1.
  • The Crimson Tide have a winning record against the spread when favored by 7.5 points or more, going 3-1 this season.
  • Alabama and its opponents have hit the over in 8 of 15 games this season (53.3%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Alabama Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
John Petty Jr. 15 14.1 5.1 2.1 1.2 0.3 2.9
Jaden Shackelford 16 13.1 4.1 2.4 0.8 0.1 2.0
Herbert Jones 16 12.9 5.7 2.4 1.7 1.1 0.8
Jahvon Quinerly 13 12.5 2.1 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.3
Joshua Primo 16 9.1 3.4 1.1 0.9 0.2 1.7

Kentucky Betting Information

  • Kentucky holds a losing record ATS this season, covering four times, not covering nine times, and pushing one time.
  • The Wildcats only hold a 1-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least an 7.5-point underdog.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 28.6% (4) of their 14 games played.
  • The Wildcats took down LSU 82-69 in their last contest on Saturday. Brandon Boston Jr. racked up a team-high 18 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 1.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 146 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Kentucky Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Brandon Boston Jr. 14 12.4 5.4 1.4 1.4 0.2 0.6
Terrence Clarke 7 10.7 3.0 1.9 0.7 0.1 0.7
Olivier Sarr 14 10.2 6.0 1.1 0.4 1.1 0.1
Davion Mintz 14 9.6 3.3 2.6 1.1 0.1 1.5
Devin Askew 14 6.9 2.8 2.9 1.0 0.3 0.6

Total Facts

  • Alabama’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (146.5 points) in 62.5% of opportunities (10 out of 16 matchups).
  • In four out of Kentucky’s 14 games this year (28.6%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • The over/under for the game of 146.5 is 3.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Crimson Tide (81.8 points per game) and the Wildcats (68.1 points per game).
  • This matchup’s point total is 7.8 fewer points than the 138.7 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Crimson Tide have seen a 152.4 over/under in their games this season, 5.9 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Wildcats games have an over/under of 136.2 points this season, 10.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/12/2021 Kentucky Kentucky -3.5 147.5 -168 +139 Regular Season 85-65 ALA
1/11/2020 Kentucky Kentucky -9 153 -455 +335 Regular Season 76-67 UK
1/5/2019 N/A Alabama N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-75 ALA

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