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    The No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers (14-2, 4-0 SEC) are heavily favored (-12) to continue a five-game winning streak when they host the Kentucky Wildcats (10-6, 1-3 SEC) at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The over/under in the matchup is set at 132.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Volunteers vs. Wildcats

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
    • Arena: Thompson-Boling Arena
    Tennessee vs Kentucky Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Tennessee -12 132.5

    Tennessee Betting Stats & Information

    • Tennessee has gone 10-1 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 90.9%).
    • The Volunteers have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -836 or shorter.
    • The Volunteers are 9-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • Tennessee’s average point total in matchups this year is 128.9, 3.6 points below the total in this game.

    Kentucky Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Kentucky has been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests.
    • The Wildcats have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +563 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Wildcats have gone 4-12-0 ATS this year.
    • Kentucky’s games this year have averaged an over/under of 143.8 points, 11.3 more than the point total in this matchup.

    Tennessee vs. Kentucky Season Stat Comparison

    Tennessee Rank Tennessee AVG Kentucky AVG Kentucky Rank
    104th 75.5 Points Scored 76.3 86th
    2nd 53.4 Points Allowed 67.5 134th
    4th 38.1 Rebounds 36.6 22nd
    3rd 12.9 Off. Rebounds 12.7 4th
    99th 8.2 3pt Made 7.5 178th
    9th 18.1 Assists 16.6 22nd
    255th 13.1 Turnovers 11.1 62nd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Tennessee Volunteers Leaders

    • The Volunteers scoring leader is Santiago Vescovi, who averages 12.9 per contest to go with 4.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists.
    • Julian Phillips is Tennessee’s leading rebounder, pulling down 5.4 per game, while Zakai Zeigler is its best passer, distributing 4.4 assists in each contest.
    • Vescovi makes more threes per game than any other member of the Volunteers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.8 per contest.

    Kentucky Wildcats Leaders

    • Oscar Tshiebwe records 16 points and 13.1 rebounds per game for the Wildcats, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
    • Kentucky’s assist leader is Sahvir Wheeler with 6.3 per game. He also scores 9.5 points per game and adds 2.6 rebounds per game.
    • Antonio Reeves is the top shooter from distance for the Wildcats, hitting 2.3 threes per game.
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