Kentucky Wildcats vs Vanderbilt Commodores Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/11/2020
Game: Kentucky Wildcats vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt +11.5
The Kentucky Wildcats head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kentucky as 11.5 point favorites.
Kentucky comes into this game with an overall record of 18-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.6 as they are averaging 75.3 points per game while giving up 65.7 per contest. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 9-14. They are averaging 72.7 points per contest and giving up 74.2, which is a point differential of -1.5.
Valuable Kentucky Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kentucky Wildcats are 11-12-0 against the spread this season
The Kentucky Wildcats are 13-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-11-1 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 15-8-0 against the over/under this year
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
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
Immanuel Quickley comes into this game averaging 14.8 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Nick Richards averages 14.6 points per contest in 29.8 minutes per game. He averages 0.3 assists per game and 8.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 67% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Scotty Pippen Jr. scores 11.2 points per contest while playing 30.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Saben Lee averages 16.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.1 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kentucky averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 78th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 54th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 235th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 84th and 107th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 218th with 12.8 per game. The Wildcats allow 65.7 points per contest, which is 83rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 13th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 67th, and they allow 10.7 assists per game which puts them in 44th place in the country. They force 12.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 68th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 134th in the nation with 72.7 points per contest this season. They are 207th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 214th in the NCAA. They are 297th in D-1 in rebounding with 32.9 boards per contest and 281st in assists per game with 11.8. The Commodores are 198th in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Commodores give up 74.2 points per game, which ranks them 293rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 322nd and 258th in those defensive statistics. They rank 219th with 13.0 dimes allowed per game and 237th with 36.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 230th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Wildcats are 68th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 186th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 151st. As a team they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shots, ranking 347th in Division 1. Kentucky is 222nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 198th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 102.3, which is ranked 159th. They are 139th in D-1 in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 141st. As a unit they are 130th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 32nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kentucky/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kentucky -11.5
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