Kentucky at Ole Miss College Basketball Game Picks 3/5/2019
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Kentucky Wildcats head to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 6 point favorites.
Kentucky heads into this matchup with a mark of 24-5. They currently have a point differential of 11.9 as they are averaging 77.1 points per contest while giving up 65.1 per game. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 19-10. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 70.4, which is a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 15-13-1 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 10-19-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 21-8-0 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
12/14/18 G Quade Green Transferred is out for season
02/24/19 F Reid Travis Ankle is out 2-3 weeks
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/18/19 G Franco Miller Jr Undisclosed is out for season
PJ Washington comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Tyler Herro averages 13.9 points per contest in 31.5 minutes per game. He averages 2.3 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 93%.
Breein Tyree scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Terence Davis averages 15.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.7 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kentucky averages 77.1 points per contest, which is 71st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 38th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 107th in the nation. They average 39.0 boards per contest and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 30th and 138th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 179th with 13.0 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.1 points per contest, which is 36th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 235th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 29.5 rebounds a game which ranks 9th, and they allow 11.1 assists per game which puts them in 39th place in the country. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 88th in the nation with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 73rd in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.7. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 87th in the NCAA. They are 222nd in D-1 in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 86th in assists per game with 14.7. The Rebels are 173rd in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Rebels give up 70.4 points per game, which ranks them 155th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 172nd and 317th in those defensive statistics. They rank 255th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 59th with 32.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 297th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 28th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.3. In terms of pace they are 238th in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 91st. As a team they are 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 328th in Division 1. Kentucky is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 165th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels have an offensive rating of 108.9, which is ranked 70th. They are 166th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 73rd. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kentucky/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Kentucky -6
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