Kentucky vs. West Virginia - 3/26/15 NCAA Tournament College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
West Virginia Mountaineers (25-9) at Kentucky Wildcats (36-0)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 9:45 pm (Quicken Loans Arena)
The Line: Kentucky Wildcats -12.5 -- Over/Under: 133 See the Latest Odds
The Kentucky Wildcats and the West Virginia Mountaineers face off on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland in a Sweet 16 college basketball matchup in the NCAA Tournament.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 36-0 this season and they are coming off of a hard fought win over Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tourney. Kentucky is averaging 74.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 53.9 points and their opponents are shooting 35.1 percent. Aaron Harrison leads the Wildcats averaging 11.1points per game. Devin Booker is averaging 10.1 points, Karl-Anthony Towns is averaging 10 points and 6.8 rebounds, and Willie Cauley-Stein is averaging 9.3 points and 6.4 rebounds. Kentucky is 7-0 in neutral site games and they are four wins away from a perfect 40-0 season.
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The West Virginia Mountaineers are 25-9 this season and they are coming off of a decisive win over Maryland to advance to this game. WVU is averaging 73.6 points and they are shooting 41.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 46.8 percent. Juwan Staten leads the Mountaineers averaging 14.2 points per game. Devin Williams is averaging 11.6 points and 8.2 rebounds, Jevon Carter is averaging 8.2 points, and Jonathan Holton is averaging 7.6 points and 5.7 rebounds. West Virginia is 3-7 against teams ranked in the top 25 and 8-1 in neutral site games.
I can see a high scoring game and for my free pick I like the over at 136.5/ I also have a strong play on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.