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Pick Details

(731) Tennessee vs. Kentucky (732)

PICK: williamhill @ 3 TENN (-116)

DATE: February 16, 2019 - 8:00 PM

STAR RATING: 9.0

SPORT: NCAAB

EXPERT: Will Rogers

EVALUATION: Loss (-1044) - Final Score TENN 69 at UK 86

ANALYSIS:

The set-up: Tennessee got the better of South Carolina 85-73 at home on Wednesday, while Kentucky pulled away for a 73-71 win at home over LSU on Tuesday. Tennessee is 23-1 this year and ranked No. 1 in the country. Kentucky is 20-4 and it’s ranked No. 5. But for me this game comes down to “revenge.” Kentucky got the better of the Vols 77-72 in the SEC Tournament Title game back on March 11th 2018. With a chance to avenge that setback, I think the visitors “come to play” tonight.

The pick: Take it for what you will as well, but the Wildcats are just 5-11 ATS in their last 16 following a SU loss, while Tennessee is 5-1 ATS in its last six vs. a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. Clearly the outright win isn’t out of the question, but in the end I’ll recommend to grab the points.

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