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Tuesday’s SEC Basketball Schedule: Times, TV channel, watch online, odds

Kentucky and LSU are each in action tonight.

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Let’s get down to it!!


Kentucky Wildcats vs. Vanderbilt Commodores

Time: 7 p.m. ET
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Kentucky -11.5
Total: 143.5
Moneyline: Kentucky -700 | Vanderbilt +500

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Ole Miss Rebels

Time: 7 p.m. ET
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: PK
Total: 137.5
Moneyline: Mississippi State -115 | Ole Miss -105

Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Tennessee Volunteers

Time: 7 p.m. ET
TV: SEC Network
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: Tennessee -3
Total: 134.5
Moneyline: Arkansas +140 | Tennessee -165

Missouri Tigers vs. LSU Tigers

Time: 9 p.m. ET
TV: SEC Network
Watch Online: WatchESPN
Spread: LSU -11
Total: 144
Moneyline: Mizzou +500 | LSU -700

(Odds courtesy of Action Network)

As is often the case on Tuesday nights, we have four SEC games on the ledger.

A 7 p.m. tripleheader leads things off, all along the ESPN family of networks.

While a Kentucky-Vanderbilt game seems like a bit of a mismatch given the ‘Dores last two seasons in SEC play, it might be a fun one. Vandy led Kentucky by 10 in the second half of their first meeting this season, at Rupp, no less! Kentucky ended up winning 71-62, but the Commodores are 1-1 in their last two conference games, matching their win total of the 25 SEC games before that. Kentucky’s one of three SEC teams at a conference-leading 8-2, alongside Auburn and LSU, so a win would keep the Cats atop the SEC.

Moving along, whatever the basketball version of the Egg Bowl is called takes place Tuesday night as well, as Ole Miss welcomes Mississippi State to Oxford. Ole Miss started off SEC play a dreadful 1-7, but reeled off two straight wins to improve to 3-7 heading into this contest. The Rebels are likely needing to receive the SEC’s auto-bid to make the NCAA Tournament at this point, but they’ll likely still have added incentive in this game against their in-state foes. For Ben Howland’s Mississippi State squad, it’s been the same story as the past couple years: They’re very good. The Bulldogs have the second-highest Adjusted Offensive Efficiency among SEC teams in conference play, and Reggie Perry has developed into one of the conference’s best and most consistent players, as he’s currently the only player in the top five in the conference in both points per game (17.4, 5th) and rebounds per game (10.0, 1st).

Rounding out the 7 p.m. slate is a very intriguing Arkansas-Tennessee contest. Arkansas will still be without Isaiah Joe (16 PPG. 8th in SEC) one week after Joe had arthroscopic surgery on his knee.

Tennessee, on the other hand, remains without Josiah Jordan James. This game should be a rockfight as both offenses have struggled at points this year, while the defenses have excelled.

Finally, we move to primetime for a battle of Tigers. LSU will host Mizzou, and likely maintain pace with Kentucky atop the SEC, but LSU did lose to Vanderbilt last week, so anything is possible. The one thing that might help Mizzou is that their defense has been relatively consistent this year and they might be able to help slow down a potent LSU offense.