An SEC battle is on tap Saturday between the Missouri Tigers and the Kentucky Wildcats at 4 p.m. ET at Faurot Field. Missouri is 1-2 overall and 1-1 at home, while Kentucky is 2-2 overall and 1-1 on the road. The Wildcats are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games following an against-the-spread win.
The Tigers, meanwhile, are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 games against a SEC opponent. The Wildcats are favored by 5.5-points in the latest Missouri vs. Kentucky odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 47. Before you make any Kentucky vs. Missouri picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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- Kentucky vs. Missouri spread: Kentucky -5.5
- Kentucky vs. Missouri over-under: 47 points
- Kentucky vs. Missouri money line: Kentucky -215, Missouri +185
What you need to know about Kentucky
The Wildcats lost their first two games to Auburn and Ole Miss, but have rebounded with victories over Mississippi State and Tennessee - beating the Volunteers 34-7 in Knoxville. The Wildcats returned back-to-back interceptions for touchdowns in their first road win over Tennessee since 1984. Kentucky has recorded nine interceptions in its past two games.
The Wildcats have won five straight games in their series with Missouri, including their past two visits to Columbia. Missouri last defeated Kentucky 20-10 in 2014. In addition, Kentucky is 9-3 against the spread in its last 12 games.
What you need to know about Missouri
The Tigers hosted their game with LSU on Oct. 10 due to Hurricane Delta in Louisiana. Missouri put up 586 yards of total offense, and its defense stopped LSU on the 1-yard line on four straight plays inside the final minute for the 45-41 win.
Quarterback Connor Bazelak passed for 406 yards and four touchdowns against the defending national champions, the first Missouri freshman to pass for four TDs in a game since Maty Mauk against Kentucky in 2013. Bazelak's completion percentage of 85.3 was the second-highest mark by a Missouri quarterback, and is the highest ever by a freshman.
How to make Kentucky vs. Missouri picks
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