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What Are The Payout Odds to Win, Cover - Kentucky vs. Saint Peter’s

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Mar/14/2022

Gambling911.com has Kentucky as a -17 favorite versus Saint Peter's in Round One of the 2022 NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament.  The actual line was close at -16.5.  Saint Peter's pays out $1000 with an outright win over Kentucky.  The Wildcats will pay out $800 for every $100 bet to win the 2022 NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship.  

Kentucky

Record: 26-7, 14-4 SEC
KenPom adjusted offensive efficiency: 4
KenPom adjusted defensive efficiency: 27
Against The Spread: 15-18
Over Total: 16-17
Odds to win NCAA Championship: +800

Saint Peter's

Record: 19-11, 14-6 MAAC
KenPom adjusted offensive efficiency: 259
KenPom adjusted defensive efficiency: 34
Against The Spread: 20-9
Over Total: 11-18
Odds to win NCAA Championship: +100000

Hot Trends

  • Peacocks are 11-2 Against The Spread in their last 13 neutral site games.
  • Peacocks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Peacocks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games as an underdog.
  • Peacocks are 11-4 Against The Spread at neutral sites (73.5%).
  • Wildcats are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games.

Since 2016, Saint Peter's has only faced ranked opponents on four occasions.  Hardly on anybody's radar, the Peacocks received the automatic bid in the MAAC conference tournament.  The Peacocks also never had to play top-seeded Iona.

How Many Times This Season Has Kentucky Won By 17 or More Points?

This game will come down to whether Kentucky is capable of the big wins. Not a problem.  The Wildcats have beaten teams by 17 points 14 times this season and there is no overlay on this line.

Kentucky covers the -16.5 spread here.

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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