Kentucky vs. Auburn SEC Tournament- 3/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (15-19) at Kentucky Wildcats (32-0
College Basketball: Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Kentucky Wildcats -24 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kentucky Wildcats and the Auburn Tigers face off on Saturday in Nashville in a SEC college basketball tournament semi-final matchup.
The Kentucky Wildcats pursuit of perfection continued on Friday as the Cats pounde Florida to land in this game. Kentucky is averaging 74.3 points and they are shooting 46.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 53.3 points and their opponents are shooting 35.2 percent. Aaron Harrison leads the Wildcats averaging 11.3 points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 10.6 points, Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 9.8 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 8.9 points and 6.3 rebounds. Kentucky is 19-0 in SEC games and 3-0 on a neutral court.
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The Auburn Tigers are 15-19 this season and they won for the third time in three days on Friday upsetting LSU to make it to this game. Auburn is averaging 68 points and they are shooting 40.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.5 points and their opponents are shooting 46.6 percent. K.T. Harrell leads the Tigers averaging 18.7 points per game. Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 12.1 points and 9.6 rebounds, Antoine Mason is averaging 14 points, and K.C. Ross-Miller is averaging 7.1 points. Auburn is 4-1 in neural site games and 7-14 in the SEC.
Kentucky is 6-1-1 against the spread following a win, 10-1-1 against the spread in their last 12 neutral site games, and 3-1-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Auburn is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 4-0 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
The clock strikes midnight on Cinderella and Auburn goes down but they give the Cats a solid effort and cover the spread.