The Kentucky Wildcats will be looking to enter the NCAA Tournament undefeated on Sunday when they take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in the championship game of the SEC Tournament as favorites on the basketball betting lines.
Kentucky beat Arkansas both SU and ATS in their first meeting of the season back on February 28, topping them 84-67 and covering the 15.5-point spread at home. The Wildcats, with 33 SU wins in 33 games so far this season, beat Auburn 91-67 in their semifinal matchup on Saturday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks were listed as 12-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Arkansas Razorbacks will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Sunday; they are 17-15 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Kentucky Wildcats are 18-13-2 ATS. Arkansas Razorbacks are 18-13 on betting the total; Kentucky Wildcats are 14-19.
This college basketball game matches up the No. 3 (Kentucky) and the No. 56 (Arkansas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.
How Arkansas Razorbacks vs Kentucky Wildcats Stats Matchup
Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Arkansas is ranked No. 63 in NCAA basketball at 36.09 per game. Contrast that with Kentucky’s No. 11 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kentucky is the No. 199-ranked team in the country at 5.39 per game, while Arkansas rates No. 88 at 6.76 per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Arkansas earned a 60-49 victory over Georgia on Saturday, getting 15 points from Michael Qualls at Bridgestone Arena.
The battle between the Wildcats and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Auburn was handed a 91-67 defeat on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena.