Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Coleman Coliseum to play the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 11-3 and a road record of 0-2. They are 6-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-7. The Crimson Tide have an overall record of 9-4 and a home record of 5-0. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Jamal Murray comes into this contest averaging 17.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Tyler Ulis averages 14.2 points per game in 35.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.9 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Retin Obasohan averages 14.2 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per contest this year for the Crimson Tide. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Shannon Hale averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kentucky averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 48th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 265th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 157th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 176th with 13 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 72nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 32nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 59th and they give up 9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in the Division 1.
Alabama averages 66.4 points per game this year which ranks them 281st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 168th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 172nd in the nation. They average 34.2 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per contest which ranks them 258th and 280th respectively. In the turnover department the Crimson Tide rank 304th with 14.6 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 29th and 185th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the nation. The Crimson Tide force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in college basketball.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 6-9 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 8-7 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-5 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 4-7 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
01/05/16 G Dominique Hawkins Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Alabama
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/10/15 G Dazon Ingram Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Kentucky
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