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Oakland vs. Kentucky Betting Odds, Free Picks, and Predictions - 7:10 PM ET (Thu, Mar 21, 2024)

Oakland travel to Kentucky in NCAA College Basketball action on Thursday, March 21, 2024. Tip-off is set for 7:10 PM ET.

Thinking about betting on this game? You've found the right article! We at CapperTek have all the latest sports betting tools and information to help put you on the right side of the betting action for this match-up.

Oakland vs. Kentucky Game Info and Betting Odds

Away Team: Oakland (Underdog)
Home Team: Kentucky (Favorite)
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
Time: 7:10 PM ET
League: NCAA College Basketball (NCAAB)

Oakland Moneyline: +731
Kentucky Moneyline: -1053

Oakland Spread: +13.5 (-109)
Kentucky Spread: -13.5 (-105)

Game Total Points: 163 (Over -110 / Under -108)

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A Deeper Look Inside the Betting Numbers

We here at CapperTek provide in-depth betting trends for both Oakland and Kentucky, but let's take a deeper look inside some of the betting numbers for this match-up right now.

Let's start off by breaking down the away team and +731 betting underdogs, Oakland.

In their last 10 games, Oakland has a Straight Up record of 8 wins, 2 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 4 wins in a row. Also in their last 10 games, Oakland has an Against-the-Spread record of 6 wins, 4 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 win in a row. The Game Total Points results for Oakland games has a record of 6 overs, 4 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 2 overs in a row.

Now let's break down the home team and -1053 betting favorites, Kentucky.

In their last 10 games, Kentucky has a Straight Up record of 7 wins, 3 losses and an active Straight Up streak of 1 loss in a row. Also in their last 10 games, Kentucky has an Against-the-Spread record of 5 wins, 5 losses and an active Against-the-Spread streak of 1 loss in a row. The Game Total Points results for Kentucky games has a record of 6 overs, 4 unders in their last 10 games with an active streak of 1 over in a row.

If you need more detailed betting information for this match-up such as the trends or steaks broken down into Home vs. Away splits, or Favorite vs. Underdog splits, make sure to check out the Oakland vs. Kentucky Trend Finder directly.

Who's Going to Win This Game? Our Prediction

We pride ourselves here at CapperTek on providing our users with the most advanced machine learning artificial intelligence to simulate game outcomes using algorithms we have custom designed over 10+ years of research and development.

Based on our simulation of Oakland vs. Kentucky NCAAB game, we have Kentucky beating Oakland with a simulated final score of: Oakland [78] - Kentucky [108]

Sometimes our game simulations change, like if there's a major line movement, drastic shift in the odds, or if there's a key injury, etc. To make sure you have the latest and most accurate simulation, you can run the Oakland vs. Kentucky Simulation directly. Also after the Oakland vs. Kentucky game is finished, you can re-run the simulation and check out how the simulated final result did compared to the actual final result.

What Should I Bet On? Our Free Picks

OK let's get down to the real reason you're here, who or what should you bet on in the Oakland vs. Kentucky NCAAB match-up? Based on the simulated prediction and results for this match-up above, we here at CapperTek suggest you place the following bets:

Free Moneyline Pick: Kentucky -1053

Free Spread Pick: Kentucky -13.5 (-105)

Free Total Pick: Over 163 (-110)

Hopefully our free picks and predictions help you out if you're wagering on the Oakland vs. Kentucky NCAA College Basketball match-up. Our betting tips are based on detailed analytics and wagering intelligence to provide you the best possible plays. Our goal is to provide valuable sports betting information to gamblers and help put them on the right side of the action.

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Oakland delivers first true shock of March Madness. Gohlke makes 10 3s in 80-76 win over Kentucky

Thu, Mar 21, 2024

Oakland delivers first true shock of March Madness. Gohlke makes 10 3s in 80-76 win over Kentucky

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jack Gohlke made 10 3-pointers and 14th-seeded Oakland delivered the first true shock of this year's March Madness, beating third-seeded Kentucky 80-76 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.

The Grizzlies (24-11) sent the Wildcats (23-10) to another early March exit behind Gohlke, a graduate transfer who finished with 32 points, and some late shot-making by his teammates. Trey Townsend had 17 points for the Horizon League champions. DQ Cole added 12, including a 3 from the corner with 28 seconds left that gave the Grizzlies a four-point lead.

Antonio Reeves led Kentucky with 27 points. Tre Mitchell added 14 and Rob Dillingham scored 10, but the Wildcats and their roster stacked with NBA prospects spent most of the night trying - and failing - to chase down Gohlke.

The 6-foot-3 guard who came to the Grizzlies this season after playing for Division II Hillsdale College made 10 of 20 3-point attempts, seven in the first half. His only other points came after he was fouled - while attempting a 3.

Gokhle cooled off a bit over the final 20 minutes while often getting picked up at halfcourt, but his teammates helped pick up the slack. Oakland never trailed over the final 14:32 to give the program its first victory in the round of 64.

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The Wildcats came in as 13 1/2 point favorites, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, but with a poor recent track record in March under John Calipari. Kentucky hasn't advanced past the tournament's opening weekend since 2019, an uncomfortably long stretch for Calipari and the second-winningest program in NCAA history.

Calipari said his job is to take the pressure off his young roster's shoulders and place them on his. It must have felt awfully heavy at times while Gohlke and the Bulldogs kept pace with the second-highest-scoring team in the country.

Gohlke won the Horizon League's Sixth Man of the Year award thanks to his outside shooting. All but eight of his 335 field goal attempts during the regular season were 3s, and he now has made an NCAA-leading 131 this season. He kept firing away against Kentucky, particularly during an electric first half that had the majority of fans at PPG Paints Arena on their feet and the Wildcats on their heels.

Gohlke stuck out his tongue after his fifth 3. When his sixth fell through the net, he turned around and mimicked Michael Jordan's famous shoulder shrug during the 1992 NBA finals. Gohlke - who of course wears No. 3 - then banked in his seventh as the Grizzlies built a 38-35 halftime lead that had everyone in the crowd not wearing Kentucky blue roaring, just as longtime Oakland coach Greg Kampe hoped.

That momentum carried all the way to the final buzzer as the Grizzlies gave the NCAA's longest-tenured coach a moment he'd been building toward over 40 years with the program.

Gohlke ended the game with the ball in his hands after one final Kentucky miss as the Grizzlies became the 23rd 14 seed to win a first-round game since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985.


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