The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Kentucky Wildcats tussle this Wednesday at Rupp Arena down in Lexington. Check out our preview of this Vanderbilt vs Kentucky matchup in the 2022-23 NCAA basketball season. There are more college basketball previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets once you’re ready.
Betting Preview for the Vanderbilt Commodores vs Kentucky Wildcats NCAA College Basketball Game on March 1, 2023
Where: Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, Lexington, Kentucky
When: Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 7:00 PM ET
TV Broadcast: CBS
Betting on the Vanderbilt Commodores (ODDS)
Record: 18-11 Overall/10-8 Conference
The Commodores had a rough start to their SEC schedule, but they have certainly turned it up of late. After losing six of their first nine conference games, the Commodores have gone 6-1 straight-up, including wins against the Tennessee Volunteers, Florida Gators, and the Auburn Tigers. In its most recent outing, Vanderbilt scored an 88-72 win at home over the Gators last Saturday to recover right away from a bad 84-77 road loss to the LSU Tigers. The Commodores are averaging 72.0 points per game. They are top 30 nationally with a 115.5 adjusted offensive efficiency.
Vanderbilt is 7-3 against the spread in its last 10 road games.
Betting on the Kentucky Wildcats (ODDS)
Record: 20-9 Overall/11-5 Conference
Kentucky has also gotten hot of late. After consecutive losses to the Arkansas Razorbacks and to the Georgia Bulldogs, the Wildcats have stitched together four straight victories, including last Saturday’s 86-54 walloping of the Auburn Tigers at home. Kentucky brandishes an offense that is regarded as one of the most efficient in college basketball, as the Wildcats are averaging 75 points per game and 118.8 points per 100 possessions – 13th overall. They shot 56.4 FG% in their 69-53 road win against Vanderbilt on Jan. 24.
Kentucky is 3-1 against the spread in its last four home games.
Kentucky wins, 77-68.
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