Kentucky vs Alabama: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 12, 2021

The Kentucky Wildcats bring a three-game winning streak into a home matchup with the Alabama Crimson Tide, winners of five straight. The Crimson Tide are underdogs by  in the contest, which tips at 9:00 PM ET (on ESPN) on Tuesday, January 12. The point total is set at  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 12, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Kentucky Betting Information

  • Kentucky has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, amassing a record of 3-6-1 against the spread.
  • The Wildcats have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2 points, going 2-5 this season.
  • In 20% of their games this season (2/10), the Wildcats and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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. 10 12.8 5.3 1.4 1.5 0.2 0.6
Olivier Sarr 10 11.2 5.6 1.2 0.3 1.4 0.2
Terrence Clarke 7 10.7 3.0 1.9 0.7 0.1 0.7
Davion Mintz 10 10.3 3.3 2.9 1.2 0.1 1.7
Devin Askew 10 7.7 2.5 2.7 1.1 0.3 0.8

Alabama Betting Information

  • The Crimson Tide have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 6-4-1.
  • For the 11th time this season, the Crimson Tide are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 5-4-1 against the spread.
  • Alabama and its opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 45.5% (5) of their 11 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Crimson Tide got a team-high 22 points from Joshua Primo on the way to a 94-90 win over Auburn on Saturday. They were favored by 4 points and played to a push, and the teams combined to score 184 points to go over the 151.5 point total.

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
Jaden Shackelford 12 13.1 4.7 1.6 0.8 0.1 2.0
Jahvon Quinerly 10 13.0 1.9 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.1
Herbert Jones 12 12.9 6.5 1.9 1.7 1.1 0.7
John Petty Jr. 11 12.4 5.5 2.3 1.1 0.3 2.0
Jordan Bruner 12 7.8 5.6 1.7 1.7 1.3 0.8

Total Facts

  • Kentucky and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday’s 147 total in two out of 10 games (20%) this season.
  • In six out of Alabama’s 12 games this year (50%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147.4 points per game, 0.4 points more than the total of 147 for this game.
  • The 138.6 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 8.4 fewer than the 147 over/under in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Wildcats games is 135.6 points, 11.4 fewer than the over/under of 147 points for this contest.
  • Crimson Tide games have a total points bet of 150.4 points this season, 3.4 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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