An opening-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the 11th-seeded Providence Friars (21-11) hit the court as 4.5-point underdogs against the No. 6 seed Kentucky Wildcats (21-11) on Friday at Greensboro Coliseum. The contest starts at 7:10 PM on CBS. Here's what you need to know when filling out your brackets for this 6-11 matchup. The matchup's over/under is set at 143.5.

Kentucky vs. Providence Odds & Info

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Where: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
Favorite Spread Over/Under
Kentucky -4.5 143.5

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Kentucky vs Providence Betting Records & Stats

  • The Wildcats have a 15-15-0 record against the spread this season.
  • This season, Kentucky has won 13 of its 19 games, or 68.4%, when favored by at least -200 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 66.7% chance of a victory for the Wildcats.
  • Providence's ATS record is 16-12-0 this year.
  • This season, the Friars have been victorious two times in seven chances when named as an underdog of at least +165 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Providence has a 37.7% chance of pulling out a win.

Kentucky vs. Providence Over/Under Stats

Games Over 143.5 % of Games Over 143.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Kentucky 14 46.7% 75.1 153.2 68 139.3 140.7
Providence 14 50% 78.1 153.2 71.3 139.3 143

Additional Kentucky vs Providence Insights & Trends

  • Kentucky is 6-4 against the spread and 6-4 overall in its last 10 games.
  • Seven of Wildcats' last 10 contests have gone over the total.
  • Providence has gone 5-5 in its past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread in that span.
  • In their past 10 games, the Friars have hit the over six times.
  • The Wildcats record only 3.8 more points per game (75.1) than the Friars give up (71.3).
  • Kentucky is 11-7 against the spread and 15-4 overall when scoring more than 71.3 points.
  • The Friars' 78.1 points per game are 10.1 more points than the 68 the Wildcats allow.
  • Providence is 15-8 against the spread and 20-5 overall when it scores more than 68 points.

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Kentucky vs. Providence Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Kentucky 15-15-0 10-11 19-11-0
Providence 16-12-0 2-4 14-14-0

Kentucky vs. Providence Home/Away Splits

Kentucky Providence
14-4 Home Record 15-2
6-3 Away Record 6-6
9-8-0 Home ATS Record 9-5-0
6-3-0 Away ATS Record 7-4-0
78.4 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 82.9
71.4 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 73.9
10-7-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 8-6-0
6-3-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 6-5-0

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