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Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky Looks to Get Tougher Versus Aggies

The fans at Rupp Arena will an SEC matchup between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Kentucky Wildcats when they take their seats on Tuesday. The game will tip at 7 pm EST and will be telecast live on ESPN.

Oddsmakers opened the Wildcats as -7-point favorites versus the Aggies, while the game’s total opened at 141. The line is now Kentucky -5 and the total is at 145.

In their last action, Kentucky was a 76-65 loser on the road against Tennessee Volunteers. They failed to cover the +4-point spread as underdogs. The Volunteers exposed the Cats’ lack of toughness.

What then can be expected when No. 21 Kentucky  faces the most physical team in the league?

Aggies are Banged up in Backcourt against Kentucky

Texas A&M was a 69-68 loser in its last match at home against Missouri Tigers. They failed to cover the -7-point spread as favorites.

Reigning SEC Defensive Player of the year Robert Williams missed Saturday’s game with the flu. The 6 feet 10, 241 pounder should be ready for action tonight. Tyler Davis is 6-10 and weighs 264.These two behemoths are ready to show their skills on a national stage.

The Aggies were a preseason choice to contend for the SEC crown. They find themselves in a desperate situation with an 0-3 start because of so many injuries in the backcourt.

With Auburn and Florida the only remaining unbeaten teams in the SEC, the conference championship is wide open.

Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Texas A&M11-45-778.0066.9311.071-51-15-73-30-2
Kentucky12-37-878.8769.609.274-61-17-85-50-2
Power Stats
Assists Turnovers
NameAssistsTurnoversRatio
TEXAM17.4714.471.21
KENTY15.2714.331.07
Rebounding
NameOffenseDefenseTotal
TEXAM13.0731.0744.14
KENTY12.2027.0039.2
ShootingPercentage
NameOffenseDefenseDifferential
TEXAM45.9838.047.94
KENTY48.2640.627.64
Team Records

Texas A&M Aggies

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall11-47-24-25-71-54-278.0066.9311.07
Last 106-45-21-22-51-31-274.7066.708.00
vs Conf0-30-20-10-30-20-163.6777.00-13.33

Kentucky Wildcats

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Overall12-311-11-27-85-72-178.8769.609.27
Last 108-27-11-16-45-31-182.8072.4010.40
vs Conf2-11-01-11-20-11-168.3369.33-1.00

Supergrid

TitleStatRankStatRank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense78.009369.6094
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense75.676669.33159
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed42.00433.25121
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense78.877666.9355
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense81.929068.6742
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed40.335934.5081

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
Texas A&M2-64-46-267.8830.0040.8736.5041/1325.00
Kentucky6-24-46-276.3834.0044.4237.5068/1755.63

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Mar 4, 2017KENTY71TEXAM636.5KENTY145UKENTYPushKENTY322844.140.439397/245/1844
Jan 3, 2017TEXAM58KENTY100-14.5KENTY150OKENTYKENTYKENTY275044.752.428306/1313/25210
Mar 13, 2016KENTY82TEXAM774KENTY142OKENTYTEXAMKENTY343848.342.4354110/246/2395
Feb 20, 2016KENTY77TEXAM791.5TEXAM141.5OKENTYTEXAMKENTY36355038.9364110/209/2435
Jan 10, 2015KENTY70TEXAM6414.5TEXAM119OTEXAMKENTYKENTY252828.133.353529/282/1563
Jan 21, 2014TEXAM51KENTY68-14KENTY133.5UKENTYKENTYKENTY273437.34424422/86/2166
Feb 2, 2013KENTY72TEXAM687TEXAM128.5OKENTYKENTYKENTY302147.739.335327/152/1239
Jan 12, 2013TEXAM83KENTY71-15TEXAM127OTEXAMTEXAMTEXAM363152.542.935309/196/1864

NCAA Basketball Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Texas A&M Aggies

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 6, 2018LSU68-69L-7148L/U39.2963.335H
Jan 2, 2018FLA66-83L-1.5141L/O42.8680.008H
Dec 30, 2017ALA57-79L0145.5L/U30.0065.002A
Dec 21, 2017BUFF89-73W-11.5152W/O50.8884.853H
Dec 19, 2017N.KENT64-58W-11.5146.5L/U37.1069.572H

Kentucky Wildcats

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 6, 2018TENN65-76L4148L/U46.1562.507A
Jan 3, 2018LSU74-71W-2.5156.5W/U50.8253.855A
Dec 31, 2017GA66-61W-9.5146.5L/U31.4871.055H
Dec 29, 2017LOUIS90-61W-5147.5W/O48.3980.006H
Dec 23, 2017UCLA75-83L-6.5157.5L/O42.6568.756H

Next up:
Texas A&M at Tennessee Saturday, January 13
Kentucky at Vanderbilt Saturday, January 13

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