Connecticut Huskies versus Kentucky Wildcats NCAA College Basketball Game Preview

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We have reached the NCAA Tournament Championship Game and scheduled on Monday April 7th will feature the Connecticut Huskies squaring off with the Kentucky Wildcats. The Huskies and Wildcats will get things started at AT&T Stadium at 9PM Eastern Time and CBS TV will provide the coast to coast broadcast.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have the Kentucky Wildcats favored by -3 points with a total lined at 134 points. Those looking at making a money line bet with Kentucky will lay -155 odds while the return with Connecticut on the money line will bring back +135 odds.

This will be the first meeting between Connecticut and Kentucky since the 2011 Final Four where the Huskies defeated the Wildcats 56-55 as a +2 point wagering underdog. UCONN then advanced into the Championship game where they defeated Butler. They Kentucky Wildcats were an eight seed while the Huskies were seeded number seven by the committee. The Huskies faced a red hot Florida team in the National Semifinal where Connecticut behind their good guard play and ball movement were able to defeat the Gators 63-53 as a +7 point wagering underdog. Against a very good defense club in the Gators the Huskies were able to nail nearly 56% of their shots and were led by Deandre Daniels who had 20 points and 10 rebounds as he nailed 9 of his 14 shots. Connecticut has an outstanding profile for an NCAA Tournament team. They shoot threes and make free throws as well as defend very well. Kentucky had a very difficult path to the NCAA Tournament Championship game. The team was placed in the Midwest Region as an eight seed. That meant a tough eight versus nine seed game as the Wildcats defeated the Kansas St Wildcats. Then UK faced an undefeated Wichita St in a hotly contested game with the Wildcats winning by two points. Kentucky then defeated Louisville and Michigan to earn a Final Four berth. Kentucky was able to win another close game in the National Semifinal as they edge Wisconsin 74-73 as a -1 point favorite. Aaron Harrison had the game winner from three for the Wildcats.

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