Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Kentucky Wildcats: 1/26/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on January 26, 2021

The No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide (13-3) are favored (-7.5) to extend a nine-game winning streak when they host the Kentucky Wildcats (5-9) at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Coleman Coliseum. The game airs on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of 147 points.

Betting Information

Alabama vs Kentucky Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Alabama -7.5 -111 -110 147 -108 -114 -362 272

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Alabama vs Kentucky
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Alabama (-7.5) Under (147) Alabama 79 Kentucky 66

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Total Facts

  • In 62.5% of their opportunities this season (10 of 16 chances), the Crimson Tide and their opponents have put up more than this matchup’s over/under of 147 points.
  • Kentucky has played in four games this year (out of 14 total matchups — 28.6% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 147 points.
  • The Crimson Tide and the Wildcats combine to average 2.9 more points per game than the total of 147 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 8.3 less points per game (138.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 147 points.
  • The average point total for Crimson Tide games this season is 5.4 more points than the total of 147 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under for Wildcats games this year is 10.8 fewer points than the point total of 147 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Crimson Tide average 81.8 points per game, 13.7 more points than the 68.1 the Wildcats give up.
  • Alabama has a 13-1 record overall and a 9-0-1 record against the spread when putting up more than 68.1 points.
  • Kentucky has a 0-1 record against the spread and a 0-1 record overall when giving up more than 81.8 points.
  • The Wildcats’ 68.1 points per game are only 2.5 fewer points than the 70.6 the Crimson Tide allow to opponents.
  • Kentucky has put together a 5-0 overall record and a 4-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 70.6 points.
  • Alabama’s record is 4-4-1 against the spread and 8-2 overall when it gives up more than 68.1 points.
  • The Crimson Tide have totaled 178 more points than their opponents this season (11.2 per game on average), while the Wildcats have been out-scored by one total points (zero per game average differential).

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Alabama Betting Information

  • Strong against this spread this season, the Crimson Tide have covered nine times in 15 contests.
  • The Crimson Tide have posted a winning record of 3-1 against the spread when the spread is -7.5 or bigger.
  • Alabama has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 8 of 15 games for a 53.3% rate.

Kentucky Betting Information

  • Kentucky has a losing record against the spread, going 5-8-1 ATS (covering only 35.7% of the time).
  • When they are at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Wildcats have a record ATS of 1-2.
  • The Wildcats and their opponents have hit the over in less than half of their games this season — 4 of 14 (28.6%).

Head to Head

Alabama vs Kentucky (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/12/2021 Kentucky -3.5 147.5 -168 +139 Regular Season 85-65 ALA
1/11/2020 Kentucky -9 153 -455 +335 Regular Season 76-67 UK
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-75 ALA

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Alabama Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Crimson Tide this season is John Petty Jr., who averages 14.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.
  • Herbert Jones is Alabama’s leading rebounder, grabbing 5.7 per game, while Jahvon Quinerly is its best passer, averaging 3.4 assists in each contest.
  • Petty leads his teammates on the Crimson Tide with 2.9 made threes per game.
  • The Alabama steals leader is Jones, who averages 1.7 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jordan Bruner, who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

Kentucky Leaders

  • Brandon Boston Jr. is at the top of the Wildcats scoring leaderboard with 12.4 points per game. He also collects 5.4 rebounds and averages 1.4 assists per game.
  • Kentucky’s leader in rebounds is Isaiah Jackson with 7.0 per game, and its leader in assists is Devin Askew with 2.9 per game.
  • Dontaie Allen is the top scorer from deep for the Wildcats, hitting 1.7 threes per game.
  • Boston (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Kentucky while Jackson (3.0 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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