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North Carolina vs. Kentucky Prediction, Odds, Picks for College Basketball Saturday [12/16/2023]

North Carolina vs. Kentucky Prediction, Odds, Picks for College Basketball Saturday [12/16/2023]

Kentucky and North Carolina will meet in College Basketball action at State Farm Arena on Saturday, starting at 5:30PM ET.

Dimers' full betting preview for Saturday's North Carolina vs. Kentucky matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

North Carolina vs. Kentucky Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

Using advanced machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated the outcome of Saturday's North Carolina-Kentucky College Basketball game 10,000 times as part of our College Basketball predictions for today.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model currently gives North Carolina a 52% chance of getting the W against Kentucky, with our predicted final score seeing North Carolina winning 82-81.

According to our model, Kentucky (+1.5) has a 52% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 163.5 points has a 51% chance of going Under.

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North Carolina vs. Kentucky Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type North Carolina Kentucky
Spread -1.5 (+100) +1.5 (-110)
Moneyline -110 +100
Total o163.5 (-110) u163.5 (-105)
  • Kentucky is currently the +1.5 underdog against North Carolina, with -110 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored North Carolina (-1.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +100.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for Kentucky at +100. That means you can risk $100 to win $100, for a total payout of $200, if it gets the W.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for North Carolina at -110, where you can risk $110 to win $100, for a total payout of $210, if it comes out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored is set at 163.5 with DraftKings Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -105.

Odds are correct at the time of publication and subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all of the online sports betting sites available in your state for the best College Basketball odds and lines.

North Carolina vs. Kentucky Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Kentucky +1.5 -110
Moneyline North Carolina -110
Total Under 163.5 -105


Dimers' College Basketball best bets are based on detailed modeling and betting intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so check this page for the latest betting analysis before North Carolina vs. Kentucky on Saturday December 16, 2023.

North Carolina vs. Kentucky Game Information

Saturday's matchup between Kentucky and North Carolina in College Basketball at State Farm Arena is scheduled to begin at 5:30PM ET.

  • Who: North Carolina vs. Kentucky
  • Date: Saturday December 16, 2023
  • Time: 5:30PM ET / 2:30PM PT
  • Venue: State Farm Arena

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