Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Rupp Arena to play the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Commodores come into this game with an overall record of 11-7 and a road record of 1-4. They are 9-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 10-0. They have an over/under record of 10-9 and they are 8-11 against the spread.
Wade Baldwin comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Commodores. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Damian Jones averages 12.6 points per game in 24.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game for Vanderbilt. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Jamal Murray averages 17.8 points per game while playing 34 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Tyler Ulis averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Vanderbilt averages 78.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 10th in the country. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 65th and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 84th with 11.9 per game. The Commodores allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the nation. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 6th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 240th and they give up 9.2 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 302nd in the Division 1.
Kentucky averages 77.4 points per game this year which ranks them 71st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 63rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 269th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per contest which ranks them 41st and 161st respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 150th with 12.6 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 80th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 62nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 36th and they give up 8.9 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the nation. The Wildcats force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in college basketball.
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-7 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-8 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 8-11 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 10-9 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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