Kentucky at Tennessee College Basketball Parlay 1/6/2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
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The Kentucky Wildcats head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 2.5 point favorites.
Kentucky comes into this game with an overall record of 12-2. They currently have a point differential of 10.7 as they are averaging 79.9 points per game while giving up 69.1 per contest. Tennessee has an overall mark of 9-4. They are averaging 79.2 points per contest and giving up 70.2, which is a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 6-7 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 6-5 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 6-5 against the over/under this year
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
11/22/17 F Jarred Vanderbilt Foot is out indefinitely
11/06/17 G Jemarl Baker Knee is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hamidou Diallo averages 14.4 points per contest in 28.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%. Kevin Knox averages 14.6 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Admiral Schofield averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.7 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 78%. Grant Williams scores 15.6 points per contest while playing 28.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats allow 69.1 points per contest which is 110th in Division 1. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 53rd and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 117th, and they allow 13.2 assists per game which puts them in 171st place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in the nation. Kentucky averages 79.9 points per contest this year, which is 69th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 42nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 113th in college basketball. They average 40.1 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 96th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 110th with 14.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers give up 70.2 points per game, which ranks them 136th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 54th and 146th in those defensive statistics. They rank 64th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 241st with 36.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 313th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 16.2 per contest this year. Tennessee is 80th in Division 1 with 79.2 points per contest this season. They are 216th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 9.0. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 49th in D-1. They are 94th in college basketball in rebounding with 38.1 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 17.5. The Volunteers are 145th in turnovers per contest with 13.8.
The Wildcats are 77th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 95.4 is ranked 65th. In terms of pace they are 94th in the country with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 129th. As a team they are 117th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 24% of their shots, ranking 347th in Division 1. Kentucky is 152nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 49th in the nation.
Tennessee is 188th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 52nd in the nation. The Volunteers are 89th in the country in offensive rating with 109.7, and their defensive rating of 97.2 is ranked 107th. In terms of pace they are 180th in Division 1 with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 196th. As a team they are 157th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 212th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Kentucky +2.5 and under 149 total points
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