- The Ole Miss Rebels are 6.5-point favorites over the Kentucky Wildcats.
- Kentucky’s passing attack could get Ole Miss in trouble early.
- At home, Arkansas challenges Alabama as 16.5-point underdogs.
OXFORD, Miss. – The Kentucky Wildcats are a near-touchdown underdog vs. the Mississippi Rebels.
With a total set at 52 points, shading is already favorite the Rebels at home and the over.
Kentucky-Ole Miss Betting Odds
- Kentucky +6.5 (-105)
- Ole Miss -6.5 (-115)
- Over 52 Points (-120)
- Under 52 Points (EVEN)
Both teams are 4-0 but Kentucky has the game advantage over Ole Miss being that they are 1-0 in conference.
This will be the first SEC matchup for the Rebels.
Kentucky and Ole Miss have played only once over the last four years. Though Kentucky was the favorite (-7) in their last meeting, the Wildcats lost straight up 42-21. This score crushed the projected total at 63 points.
Scoring On The Side Of Kentucky
In their eight game history, Kentucky has scored over 30 points six times.
For the season, Will Levis has multiple TD passes in three of four games this year. His 30 attempts per game is much higher than Rebels’ sophomore QB Jaxson Dart.
Dart averages about 20.5 attempts per game and over a touchdown.
But, the stats for Wildcat receivers Tayvion Robinson, Dane Key, and Barion Brown are clear.
Each have over 200 yards on the season with 2+ touchdowns as well.
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The Rebels rely more on their rushing attack. This means the game script could affect them a little more if they fall behind early.
Kentucky, Ole Miss Betting Trends
Kentucky has won their last three road games, covering in the last two.
But, hitting the under is a commonality for the Wildcats on the road. In their last seven games, the under has hit five times.
The Rebels home record is something to consider when betting at legal sportsbooks.
Mississippi is 18-2 as home favorites in their last 20, but have only covered in 10 games. With 12 of these teams being outside of the conference, the betting trend can look inflated.
Still, the Rebels have won six straight against SEC teams at home. Also, they are 7-2 SU against SEC teams at home, despite only covering the spread four times.
Other SEC Betting Lines – Week 5
Aside from this Top-25 matchup, the SEC will have another marquee affair. Alabama (#2) plays Arkansas (#20) in Fayetteville as a 16.5-point favorite.
No SEC team is on bye this week, giving seven opportunities to bet on college football in conference.
- Texas A&M (+3) @ Mississippi State
- LSU (-7.5) @ Auburn
- Georgia (-28) @ Missouri
At time of writing the CFB betting lines for Eastern Washington @ Florida and South Carolina State @ South Carolina were not posted.
Michael spends most of his time betting on over/unders and analyzing algorithms in attempts to beat the book. His focus on statistics comes from an early understanding of mathematics as well as knowledge of opportunity costs. Michael enjoys playing basketball and reading about the NBA whenever he has the free time. When he is not writing, he can be found in Mississippi hitting the sportsbooks and enjoying a margarita… on the rocks, no salt.