Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats 12/29/2021 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks

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Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats 12-29-2021 Game Analysis Odds and Picks

Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats 12/29/2021 – The Kentucky Wildcats are starting to get their winning groove back and another victory puts them on a winning streak. They have a chance to do that when they host the Missouri Tigers this Wednesday, December 29. The tip-off happens at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television by the SEC Network while the online live stream can be seen by subscribing to SofaScore. The Missouri Tigers are expected by NCAA basketball game odds to fall to the mighty Kentucky Wildcats by a very wide margin.

Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats 12/29/2021

When: Wednesday, December 29, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
TV: SEC Network
Stream: Sofascore
Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats 12/29/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Missouri Tigers +19 (-107) 140 o (-107) +1800
Kentucky Wildcats -19 (-107) 140 u (-107)
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Missouri Tigers

The Missouri Tigers have been struggling as they have only won twice in the last five games. They now own a 6-6 record and are currently second to the last in the Southeastern Conference just above the Georgia Bulldogs. The Illinois Fighting Illini were their most recent opponents and lost that match, 88-63. Jarron Coleman was the team’s best offensive option with 15 points while Kobe Brown struggled to shoot only 5-of-16 from the field to finish with 13 points and seven boards. Trevon Brazile rounds up the double-digit scorers with 11.

Players to watch: K. Brown F (GP 12, MIN 29.8, PTS 14.8, REB 8.9, AST 2.3, STL 1.8, BLK 0.9, TO 3, FG% 52.9, FT% 72.9, 3P% 24.1), A. Davis G (GP 12, MIN 29.6, PTS 10.4, REB 3, AST 0.9, STL 0.7, BLK 0.2, TO 1.2, FG% 39.8, FT% 82.1, 3P% 25), J. Pickett G (GP 12, MIN 30.4, PTS 9, REB 2.8, AST 1.7, STL 0.5, BLK 0.3, TO 1.4, FG% 40, FT% 61.9, 3P% 23.3).

Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats are 5th in the deep Southwestern Conference with their record now at 9-2 and still hold a national ranking as the 18th best team. After being edged by the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, this team has won its next two games against the University of North Carolina and the most recent was a 25-point victory against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. Kellan Grady was the team’s top scorer with 23 points while Tyty Washington chipped in with 20 points. Having a strong game inside was Oscar Tshiebwe with 14 points and an amazing 28 rebounds.  

Players to watch: O. Tshiebwe F (GP 11, MIN 28.2, PTS 16.1, REB 15.5, AST 1.1, STL 1.5, BLK 1.6, TO 1.6, FG% 64.9, FT% 72.5, 3P% 0), T. Washington Jr. G (GP 11, MIN 31, PTS 13.9, REB 4.2, AST 3.6, STL 1, BLK 0.3, TO 1.7, FG% 49.2, FT% 81.3, 3P% 37.8), K. Grady G (GP 11, MIN 28.5, PTS 11.2, REB 2, AST 1.1, STL 0.9, BLK 0, TO 0.4, FG% 50.6, FT% 66.7, 3P% 47.5).

Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Predictions

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Missouri Tigers

Missouri are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Missouri’s last 13 games.
Tigers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games against Kentucky.
Missouri are 2-11 SU in their last 13 games against Kentucky.
Missouri are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.

Kentucky Wildcats

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kentucky’s last 9 games.
Wildcats are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games.
Kentucky are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Kentucky are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Missouri.
Wildcats are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games this season.

Missouri Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks

Summary: The Kentucky Wildcats are gunning for a better record and they are seen as the huge favorites in the best online sportsbook to win over the Missouri Tigers. This is a blowout and do expect the Wildcats to win by a very huge margin.

Moneyline: The Wildcats are given an ML of -2500 for this game while the Tigers are +1800 if they pull a big upset win.

Spread: A very wide 19 points is between both teams across the spread with the Wildcats at -19 while the Tigers are on the far side with +19.

Total: 140 points is the total set for this game with the Wildcats going under and the Tigers are over.

Score Prediction: 85-60, Wildcats win.