Kentucky vs. Ole Miss: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 13, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

Matthew Murrell will be among the players to watch when the Ole Miss Rebels (18-5, 5-5 SEC) face the No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats (16-7, 6-4 SEC), Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats are currently healthy 8.5-point favorites against the Rebels. The matchup has a point total of 162.

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Betting Lines

Kentucky vs Ole Miss Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Kentucky -8.5 162 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Ole Miss (+8.5)
Total Pick Under (162)

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Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Stat Rankings

Kentucky Avg. (Rank) Ole Miss Avg. (Rank)
89.5 (3rd) Points Scored 76.4 (111th)
78.8 (336th) Points Allowed 71.4 (168th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.8 (168th) Off. Rebounds 8.3 (211th)
10.1 (15th) 3pt Made 7.6 (164th)
18.1 (11th) Assists 15.8 (42nd)
9.7 (45th) Turnovers 9.8 (50th)

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Betting Trends

  • The Wildcats have 13 wins in 23 games against the spread this season.
  • Kentucky is 7-5 ATS as 8.5-point favorites or more.
  • This season, 18 of the Wildcats’ 23 games have gone over the point total.
  • Kentucky’s games have had more than 162 points scored on 17 occasions this season.
  • The average total for Wildcats games this season has been 168.3, 6.3 points higher than the total for this game.
  • Ole Miss has 12 wins in 23 games against the spread this year.
  • The Rebels don’t have a win ATS (0-2) as a 8.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • Out of 23 Kentucky’s games so far this year, 18 have hit the over.
  • Rebels games have had over 162 points six times this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 14.2 points higher than the average scoring total for Ole Miss’ games of 147.8.

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Kentucky Impact Players

  • Antonio Reeves registers a team-leading 19.6 points per game. He is also putting up 4.2 rebounds and 1.7 assists, shooting 49.8% from the field and 44.5% from downtown with 2.7 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Reed Sheppard is tops on his squad in assists per game (4.2), and also posts 12.4 points and 4.3 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 2.4 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • Tre Mitchell paces the Wildcats at 7.6 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 3.1 assists and 12.3 points.
  • Rob Dillingham puts up 15.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • D.j. Wagner averages 11.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game, shooting 42.9% from the field.

Ole Miss Impact Players

  • Allen Flanigan is the Rebels’ top rebounder (6.7 per game), and he posts 15.7 points and 3.0 assists.
  • Murrell tops the Rebels in scoring (16.8 points per game), and posts 3.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists. He also puts up 1.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Jaylen Murray is posting a team-high 4.0 assists per game. And he is producing 14.3 points and 2.5 rebounds, making 44.2% of his shots from the field and 42.5% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 treys per contest.
  • Jaemyn Brakefield gives the Rebels 11.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists per contest. He also posts 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Jamarion Sharp is posting 3.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game, making 62.1% of his shots from the floor.

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