Mississippi State vs Kentucky Basketball Odds

The Bulldogs will play the Wildcats on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Mississippi State and Kentucky are set to hit the hardwood on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Mississippi State currently has a 97.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Kentucky is 97.67.
  • Away Mississippi State - Mississippi State starts this game with a 0-2 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the SEC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Kentucky - Kentucky meets Mississippi State boasting a 8-1 record as a home team. They currently rank 4th in the SEC Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Mississippi State currently ranks 3rd (0.333) in the SEC Conference, with Kentucky now standing 2nd (0.667) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 SEC Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Mississippi State has a 0.750 overall win percentage, with Kentucky, matching up with a 0.800 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Mississippi State currently possesses 12-4 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Kentucky has tallied a 12-3 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round for a magical clash on the hardwood!

On Wednesday, January 17th, 2024, Mississippi State goes head-to-head with Kentucky.

Both teams boast impressive 12-4 and 12-3 overall standings, respectively.

But wait, dear wizards, the importance lies in the conference records.

These battles determine the seeds for the upcoming conference tournament.

Mississippi State, with a 1-2 SEC Conference standing, seeks redemption.

They come into this game with a lost their last game current streak.

Meanwhile, Kentucky, with a 2-1 SEC Conference standing, stands strong.

Yet, they too enter this showdown with a lost their last game current streak.

Review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. Remember, dear wizards, you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. The magic of wagering awaits!

Now, let's delve into the realm of futures odds and current standings for both teams. Will Mississippi State rise from the ashes and reclaim their glory? Can Kentucky maintain their dominance in the SEC Conference? Only time will tell, my fellow wizards.

So, mark your calendars and summon your basketball-watching prowess on January 17th.

Prepare to witness a thrilling battle between Mississippi State and Kentucky.

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Mississippi State
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky has a -6.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Mississippi State has a +6.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM VA. Mississippi State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 155.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 156 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Mississippi State
Favorite

Kentucky
Kentucky is the -278 moneyline favorite. Risk $278 to win $100 on Kentucky at BetRivers. Mississippi State is the +240 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $240 on Mississippi State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Mississippi State vs Kentucky College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024?

Kentucky is a -6.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Mississippi State is a +6.5 -105 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Mississippi State vs Kentucky College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024?

The best over line is 155.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 156 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Mississippi State vs Kentucky College Basketball game on Wednesday, January 17th, 2024?

Kentucky is a -278 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Mississippi State is a +240 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

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

A +6.5 Mississippi State underdog bet wins if they lose by 6 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 7 or more.

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

A -6.5 Kentucky favorite bet wins if they win by 7 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 6 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Mississippi State at Kentucky Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Mississippi State, Kentucky
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
#20 Kentucky23-100.69714-47-313-5+10.722L2
Mississippi State21-140.60011-42-88-10+60.444L2

Mississippi State & Kentucky 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.

Mississippi State Championship Odds
2024-25 Mississippi State NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Kentucky Championship Odds
2024-25 Kentucky NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Mississippi State & Kentucky Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Mississippi State vs Kentucky College Basketball Game

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

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