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October 29, 2019

Odds Watch: A look at the four remaining games during UK’s bye week

Drew Franklin 5:00pm October 29, 2019 10/29/19

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Kentucky has the week off to rest up for the final third of the regular season, a stretch of four games that are all winnable. As it stands now, the Cats would be the favorite in all four of the remaining games, according to this week’s look at the Sagarin numbers and ESPN FPI’s win…

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October 22, 2019

Odds Watch: UK’s odds are shrinking in the last four games

Drew Franklin 7:30pm October 22, 2019 10/22/19 Comments Disabled

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With the dreaded trip to Georgia behind us, Kentucky now has five winnable games on its schedule to close out the regular season. This upcoming game against Missouri is the only one of the five the Cats will not be favored in (per the current state of things) as the Tigers travel to Lexington as…

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October 15, 2019

Odds Watch: UK a double-digit dog in next two games

Drew Franklin 4:00pm October 15, 2019 10/15/19

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In this week’s updated Odds Watch, we learn the numbers don’t think too highly of Kentucky’s chances in its next two games. The odds are very slim when the Cats travel to Athens to meet Georgia this coming Saturday, which is no surprise, but now the Sagarin predictor system sees Kentucky as an 11-point underdog…

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October 8, 2019

Odds Watch: Not much change after the week off

Drew Franklin 4:00pm October 8, 2019 10/8/19

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Without a game last weekend, little has changed in how Kentucky looks going into its next seven games, according to the numbers we use here at Odds Watch headquarters. But we started this thing in Week 1 with intentions of updating it every single week throughout the year, and we follow through on commitments around…

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October 3, 2019

Odds Watch: Cats still expected to win five more games (according to the numbers)

Drew Franklin 9:00pm October 3, 2019 10/3/19

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Odds Watch is back this week to forecast the future of Kentucky football by predicting the upcoming point spreads and win probabilities for the seven remaining games on the schedule. That being said, I wouldn’t recommend putting too much emphasis on these numbers considering the quarterback situation in Lexington. (I don’t think the analytics account for…

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September 17, 2019

Odds Watch: UK is double-digit favorite in five remaining games

Drew Franklin 3:00pm September 17, 2019 9/17/19

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Here we are once again, back to examine Kentucky’s game-by-game odds and projected points spreads after the Cats were handed their first loss of the year in heartbreaking fashion to Florida. There isn’t too much change in the way Sagarin’s ratings and the ESPN FPI see the rest of the season for Kentucky, coming off…

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September 10, 2019

Odds Watch: Sagarin’s system is drunk this week

Drew Franklin 12:00pm September 10, 2019 9/10/19

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We are back again this week to take a look at how Kentucky’s game-by-game odds change each new week of the college football season. This week we should take Sagarin’s ratings with a grain of salt, though, because the forecasting system appears to be broken at the moment. For reasons beyond the realm of imagination,…

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September 3, 2019

Odds Watch: Future odds rise for UK after first weekend of football

Drew Franklin 8:00pm September 3, 2019 9/3/19

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With Kentucky handling its business against Toledo plus some heartbreak for others around the league, confidence in the Cats is on the rise moving into the second weekend of the season. For example, the ESPN FPI’s projection for Kentucky’s season win total jumped from 7.0 to 7.6, as did its win probabilities for Kentucky in…

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