Kentucky coach John Calipari and Gonzaga coach Mark Few are viewed as two of the top coaches in college basketball. They've formed their teams in vastly different ways during the majority of their careers with Calipari often able to target one-and-done players Meanwhile, Gonzaga and Few often develop players over four years into some of the best players in the nation. Those philosophies will be tested again on Saturday when No. 17 Kentucky hosts Gonzaga in non-conference action Saturday afternoon on CBS and Paramount+

Tipoff is set for 4 p.m. ET at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. The latest Gonzaga vs. Kentucky odds from SportsLine consensus list the Wildcats as 4.5-point favorites, while the over/under for total points is 171. You can watch Saturday's game on CBS and stream the game on Paramount+ with SHOWTIME.

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How to watch Kentucky vs. Gonzaga

  • Kentucky vs. Gonzaga date: Saturday, Feb. 10
  • Kentucky vs. Gonzaga time: 4 p.m. ET
  • Kentucky vs. Gonzaga TV channel: CBS 
  • Kentucky vs. Gonzaga live stream: Paramount+ 

College basketball picks for Kentucky vs. Gonzaga

Before tuning into the Gonzaga vs. Kentucky game, you need to see the college basketball picks from SportsLine's advanced computer model. The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 14 of the 2023-24 season on a 124-82 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning more than $2,000 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 20-9 start on top-rated spread picks this season. Anyone following has seen huge returns.

For Kentucky vs. Gonzaga, the model projects that the Wildcats cover the spread as 4.5-point favorites. The Wildcats are 10-3 at home this season with an average margin of victory of 22.1 points per game. Kentucky defeated No. 8 Miami, 95-73, in Rupp Arena earlier this season.

The Wildcats have the best-scoring offense in college basketball, averaging 89.7 ppg. They've played an unselfish style, ranking ninth in assists per game (18.1) and third in assist/turnover ratio (1.83) in the country. Kentucky is the second-most efficient 3-point shooting team in the country, converting 41.4% from deep with three different players averaging more than 23 minutes per game shooting better than 43% from beyond the arc.

Antonio Reeves leads Kentucky in scoring at 19.7 ppg, but five different Wildcats average at least 12 ppg in a balanced scoring effort. Reeves is also shooting 44.4% from deep this season. Meanwhile, Gonzaga is 167th in 3-point shooting (34%), making the deep shot a key separator on Saturday. Gonzaga has won at least 28 games in 11 straight seasons but the Bulldogs are 17-6 with six games left in the regular season and may find itself in a rare position of needing to win its conference tournament to even make the NCAA Tournament this year. Stream the game here.

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