College Basketball Odds & Picks for Kentucky vs. Tennessee: How Sharps Are Betting Saturday’s Spread (Feb. 20)
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- The Kentucky Wildcats will take on the Tennessee Volunteers in SEC action on Saturday afternoon.
- While Kentucky certainly hasn't looked like its old self, that hasn't stopped sharps from jumping all over the Wildcats in this one.
- PJ Walsh breaks down how sharps have impacted Saturday's odds shift below.
College Basketball Odds: Kentucky vs. Tennessee
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Following a string of smaller matchups, our College Basketball PRO Report likes a slew of higher-profile games on Saturday, including SEC, ACC and Pac-12 conference tilts.
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Let’s dive into Kentucky vs. Tennessee and pinpoint how the pros are betting this matchup.
College Basketball Picks: Kentucky vs. Tennessee
Kentucky isn’t exactly the Kentucky of old this season, but that hasn’t stopped wiseguys from pouncing on the Wildcats in this matchup.
After opening at +7.5, sharps steamed Kentucky and pushed this number down to +7 (click here for live college basketball odds) across the market.
Money talks, especially in sports betting.
Kentucky has landed just 33% of the bets, but it represents 62% of the money wagered on this game, revealing that sharps aren’t being shy about their love for the Wildcats against the Vols this afternoon.
So, why are professional bettors so bullish on Kentucky?
Our College Basketball PRO Betting Systems show that the Wildcats are in a historically-profitable spot.
Thanks to The Action Network’s Poor ATS vs. Good ATS Teams PRO Betting System, we know that teams like Kentucky, which have performed poorly against the spread (ATS), are 1,868-1,545-83 (55%) ATS when playing conference opponents with winning ATS records, like Tennessee.
PRO Report Pick: Kentucky +7