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Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 02/06/2021 Basketball Betting, Predictions & Spread
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Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 02/06/2021 – Tennessee Volunteers take the road to square-off against Kentucky Wildcats in an interesting Southeastern Conference play. The college basketball lines for this game are out and running as both teams battle from Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. The Volunteers are holding the sixth position in the Southeastern play while the Wildcats are sitting at the seventh spot. Kentucky will need to work on their defensive side of their game if they want to get past some of their opponents. The Wildcats have plenty of room for improvement from their offensive side as well.
Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 02/06/2021
The Tennessee Volunteers won five of their nine conference games and are 12-4 with their overall play. Tennessee will try to make up for their last defeat against Ole Miss Rebels. Yves Pons took the lead for his team with four boards and 13 points. The other notable player was Keon Johnson with 11 points, four assists, and four rebounds. Tennessee converted 16 of their 45 field goal attempts. The Volunteers were impressive from the three-point radar as they touched close to 43 percent of their shooting.
Players to watch: J. Fulkerson F (GP 16 MIN 27.9 PTS 11 REB 5.9 AST 1.8 STL 0.6 BLK 0.7 TO 1.4 FG% 53.8 FT% 77.4 3P% 0), V. Bailey Jr. G (GP 16 MIN 24.6 PTS 10.4 REB 2.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.2 FG% 41.4 FT% 83.3 3P% 31.9), J. Springer G (GP 14 MIN 21.6 PTS 9.6 REB 3.1 AST 2.7 STL 1.1 BLK 0.4 TO 2 FG% 49 FT% 72.1 3P% 56.3).
The Wildcats Wildcats are worse as they won four of their nine conference games and are 5-11 with their overall play. The Wildcats will enter this game with a two-game losing streak. Kentucky was unable to make it past the Missouri Tigers in their last game as they gave up 75 and scored 70 in return. Against Alabama, the Wildcats gave up 70 and scored just 59 in return. The Wildcats did well against the Tigers as they converted 26 of their 55 field goal attempts and shot at close to 48 percent.
Players to watch: B. Boston Jr. G (GP 16 MIN 30.4 PTS 12 REB 5.3 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 0.2 TO 1.6 FG% 36.7 FT% 78.7 3P% 20.8), T. Clarke G (GP 7 MIN 31.3 PTS 10.7 REB 3 AST 1.9 STL 0.7 BLK 0.1 TO 3 FG% 43.1 FT% 47.1 3P% 22.7), D. Mintz G (GP 16 MIN 29.7 PTS 10.3 REB 3.3 AST 2.6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.2 FG% 38.1 FT% 61 3P% 33.8).
Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Predictions
Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks
The 2021 best online sportsbook predictions are clearly in favor of the Volunteers to win this game and cover the spread. Kentucky’s weak defense will fail to prevent the Volunteers from scoring. Back the Volunteers to win with ease.
Moneyline: The allocated ML for Tennessee is -181 and the allocated ML for Kentucky is +164.
Spread: The spread for the Volunteers is -3.5 (-107) and the spread for the Wildcats is +3.5 (-107).
Totals: The total will go over 123.5 (-107) for Tennessee and the same will go under for Kentucky.
Score Prediction: 65-64, Volunteers win.