Florida vs Kentucky: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The Florida Gators (5-2) host the Kentucky Wildcats (3-6) in a matchup of SEC teams at Exactech Arena, starting at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Gators are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 141 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Florida Betting Information

  • The Gators have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 3-2.
  • The Gators are 2-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 4.5-point favorite.
  • Florida and its opponents have hit the over in 4 of 5 games this season (80%).

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

Florida Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keyontae Johnson 4 16.0 4.5 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.8
Tre Mann 7 14.6 5.6 4.3 1.4 0.0 1.9
Scottie Lewis 7 12.3 4.4 2.1 1.6 1.7 1.0
Colin Castleton 7 11.9 5.3 0.4 0.4 1.1 0.0
Noah Locke 7 9.9 2.0 0.4 0.7 0.3 2.1
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Kentucky Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have typically come up short ATS this season, with a 2-6-1 record.
  • For the seventh time this season, the Wildcats are at least a 4.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-5 against the spread.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have typically not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 22.2% (2) of their nine games played.

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. 9 12.8 5.4 1.2 1.2 0.2 0.6
Olivier Sarr 9 11.3 6.0 1.1 0.2 1.6 0.2
Terrence Clarke 7 10.7 3.0 1.9 0.7 0.1 0.7
Davion Mintz 9 10.0 3.6 2.9 1.1 0.1 1.7
Devin Askew 9 7.6 2.4 2.7 1.1 0.2 0.8

Total Facts

  • In Florida’s matchups this season, the Gators and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s point total of 141 points six times (85.7% of opportunities).
  • In Kentucky’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup point total in three out of nine matchups (33.3%).
  • The Gators average 81.1 points per game against the Wildcats’ 67.7, totaling 7.8 points over the matchup’s point total of 141.
  • This game’s over/under is 1.6 fewer points than the 139.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Gators have seen a 152.4 average over/under in their games this season, 11.4 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.2 points more than the average over/under in Wildcats games this season (135.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Florida Florida -2.5 137 -145 +120 Regular Season 71-70 UK
2/22/2020 Kentucky Kentucky -5 138.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 65-59 UK
3/9/2019 N/A Kentucky N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-57 UK
2/2/2019 N/A Florida N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-54 UK

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