Bellarmine Knights (2-5) vs. Kentucky Wildcats (4-2)
November 29, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Kentucky Wildcats -24.5 / Bellarmine Knights +24.5; Over/Under: +139
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The Bellarmine Knights and Kentucky Wildcats meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Rupp Arena. The Bellarmine Knights look for their third victory. The Kentucky Wildcats look for their fifth win.
The Bellarmine Knights are averaging 64.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 69.3 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Peter Suder is averaging 11 points and 3.9 rebounds, while Garrett Tipton is averaging 9.7 points and 1 assist. Curt Hopf is grabbing 2.9 rebounds and Bash Wieland is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Bellarmine Knights are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bellarmine Knights are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.1 rebounds per game.
The Kentucky Wildcats are averaging 87.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 38.1 percent shooting. Oscar Tshiebwe is averaging 16 points and 13.8 rebounds, while Antonio Reeves is averaging 14.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Jacob Toppin is the third double-digit scorer and Cason Wallace is dishing 4.8 assists. The Kentucky Wildcats are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Kentucky Wildcats are allowing 29.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.2 rebounds per game.
The Knights are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 road games and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Wildcats are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 Tuesday games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The under is 5-1 in Knights last 6 Tuesday games. The over is 5-2 in Wildcats last 7 overall.
The Kentucky Wildcats obviously have the ability to blow the doors off here, but they’re also in a look ahead spot with Michigan on deck. The Bellarmine Knights are a battle tested team that beat Louisville, hung around with Clemson and played Duke and UCLA. Bellarmine can play decent defense as well. Give me the points.