Kentucky vs Louisville Basketball Odds

The Wildcats will play the Cardinals on Thursday, December 21st, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 6:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The Kentucky and Louisville basketball teams will play on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to roll along. Now that both teams have a few games under their belts, let’s size up this matchup by looking at some performance metrics and key stats.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Kentucky currently has a 97.67 conference power ranking so far in the 2023-24 season. The SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Louisville is 96.00.
  • Away Kentucky - Kentucky heads into this game with a 0-0 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the SEC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Louisville - Louisville will host Kentucky sporting a 5-2 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the ACC Conference for home team wins for the 2023-24 season.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Kentucky currently ranks 1st (0.000) in the SEC Conference, with Louisville now standing 2nd (0.000) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 ACC Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Kentucky has a 0.800 overall win percentage. Their opponent, Louisville, has a 0.455 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Kentucky has a 8-2 regular season overall record. Louisville has notched a 5-6 standing so far in the 2023-24 college basketball season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round as I, the wizard with Tourette syndrome, unveil the clash between Kentucky and Louisville! On December 21st, 2023, these titans shall meet on the court, with Kentucky boasting an 8-2 overall standing and Louisville sitting at 5-6.

Oh, how crucial the college basketball conference records are, for they determine the seeds in the conference tournament! Kentucky stands at 0-0 in the SEC Conference, while Louisville lags behind at 0-1 in the ACC Conference.

Witness the power of Kentucky, winners of their last two games, as they surge forward. But do not underestimate the opponent, Louisville, who comes riding on the momentum of their recent victory.

Now, my dear spectators, our point spread, total, and moneyline tables show the best lines and odds for this epic duel. If you seek to partake in the excitement, place a bet at BetMGM, BetWay, or Betrivers.

But before you do, take a moment to review each team's futures odds and current standings below. Let the magic of college basketball enchant you, and may the best team prevail!

Best Wildcats at Cardinals Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Louisville
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky has a -13.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Louisville has a +14 -110 point spread at BetRivers. Louisville is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 155.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 155.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Louisville
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky is the -1115 moneyline favorite. Risk $1,115 to win $100 on Kentucky at BetRivers. Louisville is the +725 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $725 on Louisville. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Kentucky vs Louisville College Basketball game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

Kentucky is a -13.5 -115 point spread favorite at BetMGM, while Louisville is a +14 -110 point spread underdog at BetRivers.

What is the over-under total line for the Kentucky vs Louisville College Basketball game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

The best over line is 155.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 155.5 -105 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Kentucky vs Louisville College Basketball game on Thursday, December 21st, 2023?

Kentucky is a -1115 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Louisville is a +725 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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Underdog Louisville - Louisville bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +14 Louisville underdog bet wins if they lose by 13 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 14. Your bet loses if they lose by 15 or more.

Favorite Kentucky - Kentucky bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -14 Kentucky favorite bet wins if they win by 15 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 14. Your bet loses if they win by 13 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Kentucky at Louisville Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Kentucky, Louisville
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
ACC
Louisville8-190.2967-81-93-13+9.50.188L3
SEC
#17 Kentucky18-80.69211-45-38-5+30.615L1

Kentucky & Louisville Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Kentucky Championship Odds
2023-24 Kentucky NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Louisville Championship Odds
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Kentucky & Louisville Team Pages

Review each team's futures odds, betting bonuses, current standings and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Kentucky vs Louisville College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Thursday, December 21st, 2023 at 6:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Kentucky vs Louisville Game.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Basketball page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Kentucky vs Louisville Game.

  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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