Thursday, January 21, 2016
Bud Walton Arena
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-4 and a road record of 1-3. They are 7-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-8. The Razorbacks have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 7-6 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Jamal Murray comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Tyler Ulis averages 14.4 points per game in 36.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game for Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Anthlon Bell averages 17.1 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Razorbacks. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Moses Kingsley averages 16.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.4 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kentucky averages 77.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 263rd in the country. They average 39.6 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game which ranks them 47th and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 187th with 13 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 65th and 86th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 34th and they give up 8.7 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in the Division 1.
Arkansas averages 83.8 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 45% which is good for 3rd in the nation. They average 38 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per contest which ranks them 93rd and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Razorbacks rank 55th with 11.4 per game. The Razorbacks allow 75.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 251st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 181st and 287th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 127th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 264th place in the nation. The Razorbacks force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in college basketball.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 7-11 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 10-8 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 8-5 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-6 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Kentucky
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