The Kentucky Wildcats have managed to pick up just one ATS victory in their last five games against the LSU Tigers as those SEC schools hit the hardwood together in college basketball betting action at the sportsbooks on Tuesday.
That one ATS win, however, came in the last meeting between the schools last March, with the Wildcats winning 85-67 and covering a 4.5-point spread in an OVER result. The OVER has paid off for totals bettors in each of the last four games between the Wildcats and the Tigers.
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line
The LSU Tigers betting line opened as 11.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Kentucky Wildcats will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Tuesday; they are 11-11-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the LSU Tigers are 11-11-1 ATS. Kentucky Wildcats are 8-15 on betting the total; LSU Tigers are 12-8-1.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the LSU Tigers rated this week at No. 137 and the Kentucky Wildcats sitting at No. 5.
How Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Stats Matchup
Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features LSU’s No. 27-ranked scoring average of 74.48 PPG, against a Kentucky Wildcats defense rated No. 2 and allowing 51.48 PPG. The LSU Tigers FG% has averaged 45.53% to date this season, less than the Kentucky Wildcats shooters have managed so far (46.14% per game).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Kentucky got 23 points from Aaron Harrison en route to a 68-61 victory over Florida on Saturday at Stephen O’Connell Center.
Alabama was victimized for 24 points and 12 rebounds by Jordan Mickey as the Tigers bested the Crimson Tide 71-60 in college basketball action on Saturday.
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Betting Odds Trends
Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kentucky’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Kentucky’s last 24 games
LSU is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
LSU is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LSU’s last 10 games
LSU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Kentucky home to South Carolina, Saturday, February 14th
LSU at Tennessee, Saturday, February 14th