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Kentucky Opens as 3-Point Underdog in Belk Bowl

The betting lines have been released for the upcoming slate of bowl games and Vegas is not feeling good about the Kentucky Wildcats.

According to VegasInsider.com, Kentucky has opened up as a three-point underdog against the Virginia Tech Hokies when the two meet in Charlotte at noon on Dec. 31 in the Belk Bowl.

While the fine people in Vegas aren’t believers in the Wildcats, ESPN’s Football Power Index gives the ‘Cats a 58 percent chance to take home the Belk Bowl trophy and all the discounted sweaters/socks/whatever else they sell at Belk anyone could ever want.

Kentucky is 9-3 against the spread this season while VT is 6-6. The over/under has been set at 45.

Happy betting, folks.

Article written by Zack Geoghegan

Covering all things NBA and UK Hoops. Follow me on Twitter: @ZGeogheganKSR

4 Comments for Kentucky Opens as 3-Point Underdog in Belk Bowl



  1. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    6:24 pm December 15, 2019 Permalink

    Once again people are judging an ACC team by the Clemson standard instead of remembering how bad the rest of the conference got beat by SEC.



  2. notFromhere
    7:15 pm December 15, 2019 Permalink

    We do well as the underdog. Im fine with being underestimated. Fkem



  3. UKfanman01
    12:33 pm December 16, 2019 Permalink

    I like my team as underdogs. Keep insulting our Cats AP. Stoops and crew will keep shutting up the haters. Va Tech plays in a trash conference. UofL “had one of the most explosive offenses in the country” before coming in to play against the Cats. How’d that work out? Tech has good run D because their conference is atrocious and without Clemson they are no better, if not worse, than the Pac 12.



  4. CJKAssassin123
    12:39 pm December 16, 2019 Permalink

    It’s early the fact we are only a 3 point underdog just shows how much confidence the AP and Vegas actually have in VT. Would not be surprised to see us a 3-4 point favorite by the time game day rolls around.