Kentucky Wildcats vs. Tennessee Volunteers, SEC Conference game. The number one of the nation against the number five. In addition to being an important game in the SEC, it will be a clash of the best team of the nation against another of the best. The Volunteers are making the best season so far, just one defeat with an impeccable record at the conference. The Wildcats, if they want to regain first place in the SEC, should not lose more games in the conference, and tonight the only goal should be to win against the Volunteers.
Tennessee Volunteers: Nobody stops us.
The Volunteers this season have a single loss to the Jayhawks 87-81 in what was the fifth game of the season. After that defeat everything has been winning for the Volunteers, 18 games without losing. The record in the season is solid with eleven victories and zero defeats. The last three games were against conference rivals, South Carolina 85-73, Florida 73-61 and Missouri Tigers 72-60. The record on the this season is six wins and zero defeats.
The Volunteers are scoring an average of 90.0 points per game, 83.20% free throw shots, 31.67 FG points, 18.17 assists and 7.67 three pointers. The defense allows up to 75.2 points per game, 25.83 FG points with 9.83 three pointers.
On the road the record is 5-1-0. The Volunteers have been favorites in all games on the road with an average line of -8.2 points in the spread. The last two games were against Texas A & M -12.0 and South Carolina -8.5. This is the first time in the season that the Volunteers are underdogs with +3.5.
Kentucky Wildcats: Favorites at home.
The Wildcats have everything in their favor to win tonight, the home record is thirteen wins and only one loss. The only derroat at home was against the second of the conference, LSU Tigers 73-71. That was the last game of the Wildcats until now. The Wildcats this season have twenty wins and four losses, 9-2 in the conference. 4-1 in the last conference games, most were on the road.
The Wildcats on the road are scoring an average of 79.6 points per game, 27.43 fg points, 75.0% free throw shots, 6.07 three pointers and 13.43 assists. The defensive at home allows up to 61.5 points, 22.43 FG points and 7.43 three pointers.
The ATS record at home is not good, 7-7-0 so far. 3-3 in the last six games at home, in all home games the Wildcats have been favorites, but have had trouble completing the average of -17.8 points per game. Neither against Vanderbilt could they complete -3.0 points in the spread and that they were the worst team of the season.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Kentucky Wildcats vs. Tennessee Volunteers 02/16/2019 is: take the Tennessee Volunteers +4.0 (Point Spread).
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