Texas A&M vs. Kentucky - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (20-6) at Texas A&M Aggies (19-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Reed Arena)
The Line: Texas A&M Aggies PK -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas A&M Aggies and the Kentucky Wildcats face off on Saturday in SEC college basketball action.
The Texas A&M Aggies are 19-7 this season and they are coming off of a win over Ole Miss that ended a four game losing skid. Texas A&M is averaging 75.9 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.4 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Daneul House leads the Aggies averaging 15.6 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Jalen Jones is averaging 15.6 points and 7.0 rebounds, Tyler Davis is averaging 10.8 points and 5.7 rebounds, and Alex Caruso is averaging 8.1 points. Texas A&M is 14-1 at home and 8-5 in the SEC.
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The Kentucky Wildcats are 20-6 this season and they have won their last four games. Kentucky is averaging 78.8 points per game and they are shooting 47.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. Jamal Murray leads the Wildcats averaging 19.2 points and 5.0 rebounds. Tyler Ulis is averaging 16.4 points and 6.8 assists, Alex Poythress is averaging 10 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Isaiah Briscoe is averaging 9.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. Kentucky is 3-5 on the road and 10-3 in the SEC.
Texas A&M is 2-5-1 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-6 against the spread against the SEC. Kentucky is 6-2 against the spread against the SEC, 6-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 5-12-1 against the spread in their last 18 road games.
I see plenty of scoring and I look for this one to go over the total and the over is my free pick.