Auburn vs Kentucky Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/29/2020
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Kentucky Wildcats
Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Location: Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY
Odds/Point Spread: Kentucky -5.5
The Auburn Tigers head to Rupp Arena to take on the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 5.5 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 24-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 78.3 points per game while giving up 70.3 per contest. Kentucky has an overall record of 23-5. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 65.4, good for a point differential of 9.2.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 13-15-0 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 13-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 15-13-0 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 14-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Kentucky Wildcats Injuries
01/24/20 G Dontaie Allen Knee is out indefinitely
01/24/20 F Kahlil Whitney Left Team is out for season
01/10/20 F Ben Jordan Head is out indefinitely
Isaac Okoro averages 13.0 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%. Samir Doughty comes into this game averaging 16.1 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Tyrese Maxey averages 13.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%. Immanuel Quickley scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 32.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 70.3 points per contest which is 201st in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 85th and 158th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 204th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in D-1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in Division 1. Auburn averages 78.3 points per contest, which is 23rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 205th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 319th in the nation. They average 41.2 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 201st with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats give up 65.4 points per game, which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 14th and 47th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 10.6 dimes allowed per game and 71st with 32.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Wildcats are 79th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest. Kentucky is 89th in the country with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 50th in D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 9.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 165th in the country. They are 92nd in the nation in rebounding with 37.2 boards per contest and 123rd in assists per game with 13.8. The Wildcats are 217th in turnovers per contest with 12.8.
The Tigers are 45th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.2. In terms of pace they are 114th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 187th. As a team they are 170th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 49th in Division 1. Auburn is 286th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Kentucky is 211th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 107.6, which is ranked 54th. They are 217th in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 134th. As a unit they are 50th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 27% of their shot attempts, ranking 344th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Auburn +5.5 and over 141 total points
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