The new Sagarin Ratings are out and Kentucky is one spot ahead of Vanderbilt at No. 74. If you’re to believe Sagarin’s latest mathematics, Vandy will be favored by three points in next Saturday’s game. (Compare the ratings and add three to the home team.)
The Sagarin Ratings are often used as a score predictor for upcoming games. For an explanation and the complete rankings through Week 10, check out Sagarin’s page at USA Today.
I’m not smart enough to understand the equation behind these numbers, but I am smart enough to know Kentucky will have to play a whole hell of a lot better than it has been if it wants to escape Nashville with a win.