Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
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The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-3 and a road record of 1-2. They are 7-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The Tigers have an overall record of 7-8 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 7-7 and they are 6-8 against the spread.
Jamal Murray comes into this contest averaging 17.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Tyler Ulis averages 14.2 points per game in 36 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Kareem Canty averages 18.5 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Tyler Harris averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Kentucky averages 77.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 68th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 33rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 257th in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 62nd and 147th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 13.1 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 78th and 46th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 28th 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 151st in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 95th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -1.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 164th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest which ranks them 177th and 186th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 284th with 14.2 per game. The Tigers allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 281st in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 220th and 177th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 291st and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 187th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 66th in college basketball.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 7-10 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 10-7 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 6-8 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 7-7 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out indefinitely
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Kentucky
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