Tennessee vs Kentucky: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 6, 2021

SEC foes meet when the No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers (12-4) visit the Kentucky Wildcats (5-11) at Rupp Arena, starting at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The Wildcats are 3.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s over/under is 125.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Tennessee Betting Information

  • Tennessee has a 9-7 record ATS this year.
  • The Volunteers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 3.5 points or more, going 9-7 this season.
  • Tennessee and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 6 of 16 games this season (37.5%).
  • In their last game, the Volunteers got a team-high 13 points from Yves Pons in a 52-50 loss to Ole Miss on Tuesday. They were favored by 3.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 102 points to fall short of the 124 point total.

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

Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
John Fulkerson 16 11.0 5.9 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.0
Victor Bailey Jr. 16 10.4 2.1 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.4
Jaden Springer 14 9.6 3.1 2.7 1.1 0.4 0.6
Yves Pons 16 9.4 4.8 0.9 0.6 1.7 0.7
Keon Johnson 16 9.0 2.9 2.2 1.0 0.4 0.4

Kentucky Betting Information

  • The Wildcats have typically come up short ATS this season, with a 4-11-1 record.
  • The Wildcats only hold a 1-7 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 3.5-point underdog.
  • Kentucky and its opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 31.2% (5) of their 16 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. 16 12.0 5.3 1.4 1.3 0.2 0.7
Davion Mintz 16 10.3 3.3 2.6 1.1 0.2 1.7
Olivier Sarr 16 10.3 5.6 1.1 0.5 1.1 0.2
Dontaie Allen 13 6.7 2.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.8
Isaiah Jackson 16 6.6 7.1 0.8 0.8 3.0 0.0

Total Facts

  • Tennessee’s games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (125.5 points) in nine out of 16 opportunities (56.2% of matchups).
  • In 13 out of Kentucky’s 16 games this season (81.2%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 125.5 is 13.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Volunteers (71.8 points per game) and the Wildcats (67.6 points per game).
  • The 127.6 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 2.1 more than the 125.5 total in this contest.
  • The Volunteers have seen a 130.7 average over/under in their games this season, 5.2 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Wildcats games have a total points bet of 136.3 points this season, 10.8 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Kentucky Kentucky -8.5 131.5 -426 +323 Regular Season 81-73 TENN
2/8/2020 Kentucky Tennessee -2 131.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 77-64 UK
3/2/2019 N/A Tennessee N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-52 TENN
2/16/2019 N/A Kentucky N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-69 UK

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