Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Kentucky Wildcats - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kentucky Wildcats (21-7) at Vanderbilt Commodores (17-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Memorial Gym)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores will host the Kentucky Wildcats his Saturday.
The Vanderbilt Commodores come into this game with a 17-11 record and are currently 4th in the SEC. The Commodores have won 4 out of their last 5 games with a 87-74 win over Florida. Through 28 games this season the leading scorer for the Wade Baldwin who is averaging 14.4 points per game and 4.9 assists. Damian Jones is second on the team with 14.3 points per game and 7.3 rebounds.
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The Kentucky Wildcats come into this game with a 21-7 record and are currently 1st in the SEC. The Wildcats have won 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 78-53 win over Alabama. Through 5 games this season the leading scorer for the Wildcats has been Jamal Murray who is averaging 19.4 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Tyler Ulis is second on the team with 16.7 points per game and 7.0 assists.
The Kentucky Wildcats are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record. The Wildcats are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 road games. Vanderbilt is 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 Satruday games. The Commodores are 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games following a win.
The Vanderbilt Commodores have been rolling since finally getting healthy and are one of the best teams in the SEC. The Kentucky Wildcats have been on fire winning 4 out of their last 5 games. I think Vanderbilt can pull off this upset at home here.