Tuesday, January 10, 2017
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The Kentucky Wildcats travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 13-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 12-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-5. The Commodores have an overall record of 8-7 and a home record of 6-1. They have an over/under record of 5-7 and they are 7-6 against the spread.
Malik Monk comes into this contest averaging 21.9 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 2.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. De'Aaron Fox averages 16.3 points per game in 30.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.7 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Kentucky. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Matthew Fisher-Davis averages 16.9 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Luke Kornet averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kentucky averages 94.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 23.1 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 16th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 175th in the country. They average 41.9 rebounds per game and 18.8 assists per game which ranks them 7th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 20th with 10.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 134th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 210th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 61st place in the country. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 182nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 205th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 13th in the nation. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 174th and 109th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 171st with 13.4 per game. The Commodores allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 247th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 76th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the nation. The Commodores force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 305th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 92 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 98.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 18.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 30.3 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 121.3 and they assist on 55.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 77.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Kentucky turns the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.9%. The Wildcats give up 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 79.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.1 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 106.6 and 61% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.3%. The Commodores give up 64.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 12-3 against the spread
The Kentucky Wildcats are 10-5 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-6 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-7 against the over/under
Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
12/20/16 G Phillip McGloin Personal has left team
12/14/16 G Larry Austin Jr. Eligibility out for season
12/13/16 G Camron Justice Personal expected to transfer
Tony's Pick: Take Vanderbilt
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