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Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 3/3/2020 Spread, Odds and Betting Picks

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Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 3/3/2020 Spread, Odds and Betting Picks

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 3/3/2020 – The Tennessee Volunteers face the Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday with the latter picked to prevail by college basketball spreads. The Wildcats have already clinched the SEC regular-season title but want to finish their home schedule with a bang. Tennessee will go all out for a win as they fight for position in the SEC tournament. The last time these two met, it was Kentucky coming out on top, 77-64.

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 3/3/2020

When: Tuesday, March 3, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, Lexington, Kentucky
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats 3/3/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Tennessee Volunteers +10.5 (-110) 130.5 o (-110) +320
Kentucky Wildcats -10.5 (-110) 130.5 u (-110) -400
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Tennessee Volunteers

Tennessee Volunteers need a win badly but face tall odds against Kentucky. They need to win for positioning purposes and a lot of that depends on how they perform on Tuesday. Leading the charge for Tennessee will be Jordan Bowden and John Fulkerson. Their offense needs to do better considering they have been struggling on offense this season. The defense has been a bright spot for Tennessee although they have their work cut out against the Wildcats.

Players to watch: J. Bowden G (29 GP 34.2 MIN 13.7 PTS 4 REB 2.6 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 38.4 FG% 82.5 FT% 28.7 3PT%), J. Fulkerson F (29 GP 29.6 MIN 13.1 PTS 5.9 REB 1.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 61.3 FG% 74 FT% 50 3PT%), Y. Pons G (29 GP 33.6 MIN 10.9 PTS 5.3 REB 1.1 AST 0.4 STL 2.4 BLK 1.6 TO 49.2 FG% 63.8 FT% 32.5 3PT%).

Kentucky Wildcats

If the Wildcats stay the course, they should nab their ninth win Tuesday night. That would depend on how they perform on both ends of the floor. Immanuel Quickley will lead their offensive anew with help coming from guys like Tyrese Maxey. The defense of the Wildcats is doing well although they may want to tighten up against the Volunteers.

Players to watch: I. Quickley G (28 GP 33.2 MIN 16.3 PTS 4.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 41.6 FG% 92.2 FT% 42 3PT%), T. Maxey G (29 GP 34.2 MIN 14 PTS 4.4 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 43.4 FG% 82.3 FT% 28.3 3PT%), N. Richards F (29 GP 29.6 MIN 13.9 PTS 7.8 REB 0.2 AST 0.1 STL 2.2 BLK 1.5 TO 66.5 FG% 75.4 FT% 0 3PT%).

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Predictions

Trends

Tennessee Volunteers

Tennessee is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games against Kentucky.
Volunteers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Tennessee is 1-11 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Kentucky.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Tennessee’s last 20 games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tennessee’s last 7 games played in March.

Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kentucky’s last 6 games.
Wildcats are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky’s last 5 games against Tennessee.
Kentucky is 15-0 SU in their last 15 games at home.

Tennessee Volunteers vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks

NCAA basketball lines pick the Kentucky Wildcats to prevail against the Tennessee Volunteers this Tuesday. The Wildcats are just too hot to handle at this stage. Tennessee needs to step up on defense to pull this one-off. If they fail to do so, the Wildcats will complete their regular-season sweep over the Volunteers.

Moneyline: +320 is set for the Volunteers and -400 is set for the Wildcats.

ATS: Look for the spread of +10.5 for Tennessee and -10.5 for Kentucky

Totals: Over 130.5 is out for the Volunteers and under 130.5 is out for the Wildcats.

Score Prediction: 69-66, Kentucky Wildcats.