The Cats may have Keion Brooks back, but they’re still the underdog in tomorrow’s game in Gainesville. Florida opened as a 5-point favorite vs. Kentucky, according to CircaSports. The total is 140.5.
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Kentucky is 4-5 against the spread this season, covering vs. Morehead State (-25.5), Kansas (+4.5), Louisville (+3.5), and Mississippi State (-2.5). The under has seemed like the safe bet all season, but the Cats have actually gone over in the last two games.
If you’re curious, KenPom has Kentucky losing this game 74-68, while Sagarin Predictor likes the Gators by 5.5 to 6 points.