Tennessee vs. Kentucky - 2/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (25-0) at Tennessee Volunteers (14-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Thompson-Boling Arena)
The Line: Tennessee Volunteers +14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee Volunteers and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-10 this season and they have lost five of their last seven games. Tennessee is averaging 64.2 points and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.2 percent. Josh Richardson leads the Vols averaging 16 points per game. Armani Moore is averaging 10.7 points and 6.8 rebounds, Kevin Punter is averaging 10.5 points, and Robert Hubbs III is averaging 6.9 points. Tennessee is 9-4 at home and 6-6 in the SEC.
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The Kentucky Wildcats are 25-0 and are he unanimous number one team in the nation. Kentucky is averaging 73.6 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 51.8 points and their opponents are shooting 33.8 percent. Aaron Harrison leads UK averaging 11.1 points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 10.8 points, Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 9.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 9.1 points and 6.4 rebounds. Kentucky is 7-0 on the road and 12-0 in the SEC.
Tennessee hasn’t played well of late but I can see them rising to the occasion here and at the very least getting the cover.