Kentucky Wildcats vs. Georgia Bulldogs: 1/20/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 20, 2021

The Kentucky Wildcats (4-8) visit the Georgia Bulldogs (8-4) in a matchup of SEC teams at Stegeman Coliseum, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The Wildcats are 3.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has a point total of 146.

Betting Information

Kentucky vs Georgia Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Kentucky -3.5 -113 -110 146 -109 -112 -175 140

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Kentucky vs Georgia
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Georgia (+3.5) Under (146) Georgia 73 Kentucky 72

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Total Facts

  • The Wildcats and their opponents have combined to score more than 146 points in 25% of their games this season (three of 12 opportunities).
  • Georgia and its opponents have added up to score more than 146 points in 83.3% of their matchups this season (10 of 12 opportunities).
  • The Wildcats and the Bulldogs combine to average 1.2 more points per game than the over/under of 146 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 143.3 points per game, 2.7 less than the over/under in this game.
  • The Wildcats average point total in matchups this year is 135.9, 10.1 points less than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Bulldogs this season is 8.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Wildcats score 7.4 fewer points per game (67.4) than the Bulldogs give up (74.8).
  • When Kentucky scores more than 74.8 points, it is 4-0 overall and 3-0 against the spread.
  • Georgia is 3-5 against the spread and 4-4 overall when allowing more than 67.4 points.
  • The Bulldogs’ 79.8 points per game are 11.3 more points than the 68.5 the Wildcats allow.
  • Georgia is 7-4 overall and 4-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 68.5 points.
  • Kentucky has an ATS record of 0-1 and a 0-1 record overall when its opponents score more than 79.8 points.
  • The Wildcats have a -13-point scoring differential on the season (-1.1 per game). The Bulldogs have out-scored opponents by 59 points on the season (five more per game).

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Kentucky Betting Information

  • Kentucky has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 4-7-1 record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Wildcats have struggled to a 1-5 record ATS this season.
  • Kentucky has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 3 times in 12 contests (25%).

Georgia Betting Information

  • The Bulldogs record against the spread is 5-5.
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Bulldogs have gone 2-2 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Bulldogs games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (7 out of 10 games, 70%).

Head to Head

Kentucky vs Georgia (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2020 Kentucky -12 144.5 -924 +567 Regular Season 89-79 UK
1/7/2020 Kentucky -3.5 143 -176 +141 Regular Season 78-69 UK
1/15/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-49 UK

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Kentucky Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Wildcats this season is Brandon Boston Jr., who averages 11.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.
  • Isaiah Jackson leads Kentucky in rebounding, averaging 6.6 per game, while Devin Askew leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 2.7 in each contest.
  • Dontaie Allen makes more threes per game than any other member of the Wildcats, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.
  • Boston and Jackson lead Kentucky on the defensive end, with Boston leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Jackson in blocks averaging 3.1 per contest.

Georgia Leaders

  • Sahvir Wheeler averages 14.5 points and tacks on 7.3 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bulldogs’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Toumani Camara’s stat line of 7.3 rebounds, 14.0 points and 1.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Georgia rebounding leaderboard.
  • P.J. Horne is the most prolific from the three-point line for the Bulldogs, hitting 1.8 threes per game.
  • Justin Kier (2.0 steals per game) and Camara (1.0 block per game) pace the Bulldogs in steals and blocks, respectively.
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