Kentucky vs Arkansas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 9, 2021

The Kentucky Wildcats are favored () to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Arkansas Razorbacks at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 9 at Rupp Arena. The game airs on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under set at  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 9, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Kentucky Betting Information

  • With a mark of 4-12-1, Kentucky has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Wildcats are 2-7 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2.5-point favorite.
  • Kentucky and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 17 games this season (35.3%).

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. 17 11.6 5.2 1.4 1.2 0.2 0.6
Olivier Sarr 17 10.5 5.6 1.1 0.5 1.1 0.3
Davion Mintz 17 9.9 3.2 2.6 1.1 0.2 1.6
Devin Askew 17 7.1 2.8 2.9 1.0 0.3 0.6
Isaiah Jackson 17 6.4 6.7 0.8 0.8 2.8 0.0

Arkansas Betting Information

  • Arkansas has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-7.
  • When playing as at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Razorbacks often outperform with a 10-4 record against the spread.
  • Seven of the Razorbacks 18 games (38.9%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Razorbacks defeated Mississippi State 61-45 and covered the spread as 7.5-point favorites, while going under the 143 point total in their most recent game on Tuesday. Moses Moody racked up a team-high 13 points in the victory.

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

Arkansas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Moses Moody 19 16.4 5.6 1.6 1.1 0.5 1.6
JD Notae 19 13.7 3.2 1.9 1.2 0.4 1.8
Justin Smith 15 11.3 6.7 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.2
Jalen Tate 19 10.6 3.6 4.5 1.5 0.3 0.9
Desi Sills 19 10.6 3.4 1.8 1.4 0.3 1.1

Total Facts

  • Kentucky’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (142.5 points) in six out of 17 opportunities (35.3% of matchups).
  • In 13 out of Arkansas’ 19 games this season (68.4%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • The Wildcats average 67.8 points per game against the Razorbacks’ 82.7, amounting to 8.0 points over the contest’s point total of 142.5.
  • This game’s point total is 3.6 fewer points than the 138.9 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Wildcats have seen a 137.3 average over/under in their games this season, 5.2 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 9.6 points separates the average total points bet in Razorbacks games (152.1 points) and this matchup’s over/under (142.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2020 Arkansas Arkansas -2 137.5 -137 +110 Regular Season 73-66 UK

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