Can Kentucky keep their win streak going when they play UCLA on Thursday night? We'll find out starting at 9:00 PM ET. The oddsmakers clearly think the Wildcats have a good chance, as they have UK listed as a solid road favorite.
The Wildcats are 7-0 SU and 2-5 ATS so far this season. They are 2-0 on the road, and four of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other three going UNDER. They are coming off of a 75-63 win over Illinois State, where they lost against the spread as 20 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 142 point line set by sportsbooks for that game.
The Bruins are 4-3 SU and 2-5 ATS overall this year. They are 3-1 at home, and three of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other four going UNDER. They are coming off of a 77-45 win over CSU Northridge, where they won against the spread as 18 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 151 ½ point line set by oddsmakers for that matchup.
Kentucky is 2-6-1 ATS on the road, and 1-4 ATS coming off of a loss spreadwise. They are 1-7 ATS on Thursday night, and 0-4 ATS in non-conference play. They are 0-4 ATS overall lately. The total has gone OVER in 4 of their last 5 games on the road, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against Pac-12 teams. The total has gone UNDER in 18 of their last 26 non-conference games.
UCLA is 5-0 ATS on Thursday night, and 7-3 ATS coming off of a win spreadwise. They are 2-5 ATS at home, and 2-6 ATS against non-conference teams. They are 2-6 ATS overall lately. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 on Thursday, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the SEC, and UNDER in 37 of their last 53 games coming off of a win spreadwise.
These teams last met in December 2014, when the Wildcats won 83-44, and covered the spread as 15 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 135 ½ point line set by sports gambling experts for that matchup.
For tonight's game, Sports-Gambling has Kentucky listed as a 6 point road favorite in the gambling odds. The over/under is set at 145 points. On the moneyline, the Wildcats are listed as a -260, with the Bruins a +220.