Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Kentucky Wildcats
The Kentucky Wildcats is 8-point favorites over the Vanderbilt Commodores in this SEC matchup.Â The over/under total is 148 for the game.Â The rch Madness is about to begin tonight with this game.
Kentucky puts its 33-game home winning streak on the line tonight.Â The Wildcats were in danger of dropping out of the Top 25, but defeated SEC East Division-leading Florida, 76-68 at home this past Saturday as 8-point favorites.Â The victory pushed the Wildcats record to 14-0 at home and 6-3 against the spread at home.Â The combined 144 went er the 137-point total. Its the fifth straight time Kentucky has gone er the total. Darius Miller produced the best game of his career for the Wildcats against Florida scoring 24 points with five rebounds, three assists and three steals. Brandon Knight contributed 16 points and six assists with no turnovers as the Wildcats shot 51.7 percent from the floor. Knight is third in scoring in the SEC averaging 17.7 points per game. Terrence Jones of Kentucky is the SECs top rebounder at 9.1 boards per game and is the #4 scoring leader at 17.6 points per game. The Wildcats are shooting 39.9 percent from three-point range, which ranks 15th in the country. They are averaging 77.6 points per game, good for 20th in the nation.Â Kentucky has failed to cover in six of its last nine games.
Vanderbilt is 21-7 overall and 9-5 in the SEC. The Commodores trail Florida by two games in the SECs East Division with two games left.Â Â Vanderbilt is the 24th-highest scoring team in the nation with 77.1 points per game. The Commodores also are ninth-best in defending against 3-pointers holding foes to 28.9 percent from beyond the arc. The Commodores have covered in six of their last seven games, including beating LSU, 90-69, this past Saturday as 8 -point favorites. The combined 159 points went er the 133-point total.Â Vanderbilt is 7-5 on the road this year and 6-3 against the spread on the road.
Vanderbilt beat Kentucky 81-77 at home on February 12th. The Commodores were one-point favorites with the combined 158 points going er the 146- point total.Â I see tonights game being as high scoring as the first.Â I am taking the er 148 as my only wager for this game.Â I see a lot of points and an exciting game to kickoff the madness of March.
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