Kentucky vs Ole Miss Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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The Ole Miss Rebels (9-12, 1-7 SEC) welcome in the Kentucky Wildcats (14-7, 5-3 SEC) after losing five straight home games. It begins at 9:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.

Kentucky is a strong 7.5-point favorite against Ole Miss when the Wildcats play the Rebels on Tuesday. The over/under is 135.5 points for the matchup.

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Odds

Point Spread for Kentucky vs. Ole Miss

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Kentucky as the favorite.

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Kentucky has -342 odds to pick up the win, while Ole Miss is listed at +271 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 135.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Location: Oxford, Mississippi
  • Arena: The Pavilion at Ole Miss

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Betting Trends

Kentucky is 8-13-0 against the spread this year. The Wildcats have come away with 10 wins in the 14 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Kentucky’s games this year have hit the over 57.1% of the time (12 out of 21 games with a set point total).

Ole Miss has six wins against the spread in 21 games this year. The Rebels have yet to win a game they played as the moneyline underdog this season, going 1-3. Ole Miss’ games this season have hit the over on nine of 21 set point totals (42.9%).

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Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Key Players to Watch


Oscar Tshiebwe averages 16.6 points and 13.7 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 1.5 assists, shooting 59.0% from the floor. Cason Wallace posts 11.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 2.0 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Jacob Toppin is putting up 11.2 points, 2.1 assists and 6.5 rebounds per game.
Sahvir Wheeler paces his team in assists per game (5.5), and also puts up 7.8 points and 2.2 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Ole Miss

Myles Burns is posting a team-leading 6.1 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 6.4 points and 1.1 assists, making 38.4% of his shots from the floor. The Rebels receive 9.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game from Jaemyn Brakefield. Amaree Abram gives the Rebels 8.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. He also posts 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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What you need to know about the Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky has put together a 4-4-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. The Wildcats are 99th in the country with 75.3 points per game so far this season. At the other end, they rank 106th with 66.9 points allowed per game. In terms of rebounding, everything is clicking for Kentucky, who is pulling down 36.4 boards per game (18th-best in college basketball) and allowing 27.3 boards per contest (14th-best).

At home, the Wildcats are averaging 15.8 more points per game (80.6) than they are away from home (64.8). This year, Kentucky is sinking 7.0 threes per game (227th-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 36.2% (71st-ranked) from three-point land. So far this year, the Wildcats are ceding 6.7 treys per game (116th-ranked in college basketball) and are allowing opponents to shoot 33.7% (191st-ranked) from three-point land.

The Wildcats are 4-6 against the spread and 6-4 overall in their past 10 games. Seven of Kentucky’s last 10 outings have gone over the total. On the offensive side of the ball, Kentucky has had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 71.6 points per contest over that span compared to the 75.3 it has put up over the course of this season. The past 10 games have seen Kentucky allow 2.7 more points per game (69.6) than its season-long average (66.9).

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What you need to know about the Ole Miss Rebels

Ole Miss’ conference games have gone over the point total just twice this season. The Rebels score 67.1 points per game and give up 67.4, ranking them 300th in the country on offense and 123rd defensively. Ole Miss grabs 33.4 rebounds per game and concede 29.7 boards, ranking 106th and 101st, respectively, in the nation.

At home the Rebels are scoring 70.8 points per game, 10.8 more than they are averaging on the road (60.0). In 2022-23 Ole Miss is 308th in the nation in 3-point makes (6.0 per game) and 23rd-worst in 3-point percentage (30.2%). Giving up 6.6 3-pointers per game and conceding 35.0% from beyond the arc, the Rebels are 107th and 267th in the country, respectively, in those categories.

The Rebels have covered the spread twice, and are 1-9 overall, over their last 10 games. Three of Ole Miss’ last 10 outings have hit the over. Over its past 10 games, Ole Miss is putting up 63.5 points per contest, compared to its season average of 67.1. In their previous 10 games, the Rebels are ceding 71.9 points per contest, 4.5 more points than their season average (67.4).

Kentucky vs. Ole Miss Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Kentucky, and we project that Ole Miss will cover the spread (Kentucky -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 135.5 points.

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How to bet Kentucky vs. Ole Miss

You can bet on Kentucky vs. Ole Miss at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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