Texas at Kentucky Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 12/5/2014
by Tony Sink - 12/4/2014
Friday, December 05, 2014 at 7:00p ET
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Two great college basketball programs are slated to tip off at Rupp Arena Friday night. Rick Barnes will take his Texas Longhorns team up against John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats. Texas is unbeaten on the season, winning six out of their 7 by double figures. The Longhorns are coming off a win over UT-Arlington. For Kentucky, they have been rolling opponents, including Kansas on November 18th in Indianapolis.
The Kentucky Wildcats are playing their platoon system which see’s five different players come off the bench and onto the floor. The Wildcats have great balance to their scoring. The top scorers for the Wildcats have been Aaron Harrison and Devin Booker. The two are scoring 10.4 and 10.3 respectively. Kentucky is the 8th best rebounding team in the country; ripping down 44 per game. The Wildcats are also passing for 17.1 assists per game.
For the Texas Longhorns, their 72.6 points per game, ranks them at 107th in the country. The Longhorns have been one of the top rebounding teams in the nation, with 44.9 per game. The top scorer for Rick Barnes’ team has been Isaiah Taylor, with 15 per game. In the most recent win over UT-Arlington, freshman Myles Turner scored 18 points, and Jonathan Holmes ripped down a season high 16 rebounds.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
Texas Longhorns are 5-1-0 Against the Spread
Texas Longhorns are 0-3-0 against the Over/Under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
Kentucky Wildcats are 4-3-0 Against the Spread
Kentucky Wildcats are 1-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/21/14 G Isaiah Taylor Wrist out indefinitely
No injuries to report at this time
Tony's Pick: Take Kentucky
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