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2023 NCAA Basketball Handicapping Tigers vs. Kentucky
- (19-9) Auburn Tigers vs. Kentucky Wildcats (19-9)
- Date: Saturday, February 25th
- Time: 4:00 ET
- Venue: Rupp Arena, Lexington
- CBB Moneyline Odds: Tigers +133 | Wildcats -165
- NCAAB Betting ATS Odds: Auburn +3 | Kentucky -3 (Bet Now!)
- CBB Betting Total: O/U 141.5
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At this time, the Tigers have a 19-9 overall record, Auburn squares off with Kentucky. Presently, in their 13 road games this season, the Tigers have a record of 6-7.
Having been the underdog in 4 games, Auburn has gone 0-4 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.
At this moment, Auburn currently has a record of 9-6 in Southeastern action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 10-3.
Coming into the game, Wendell Green Jr. is the team leader in scoring, averaging 13.9 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Jr. is grabbing 3.6 rebounds and adding 4.3 assists. Auburn’s second leading scorer is Johni Broome, who has hit 52.8% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 14.1 points per game.
So far, the Tigers have been an an above average unit, averaging 78.7 points per game, good for 29th in the NCAA. In addition, Auburn’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 60.08% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 217th in overall field goal percentage at 44.0%. When the Tigers have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 32.0% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Auburn is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 70.4 per contest, placing them just 313th in college basketball. Currently, the team is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, at 39.9 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 12.5 offensive boards per game.
At this point, Kentucky heads into their matchup vs Auburn with a record of 19-9 and riding a 3 game win streak. Presently, the Wildcats have been the home team 20 times, sitting with a record of 14-6.
Getting ready to play for the 22 times as the favorite, the Wildcats have gone 16-6 in those matchups. Playing at home, Kentucky comes into this game as -3 point favorites.
At this moment, Kentucky currently has a record of 10-5 in Southeastern action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 9-4.
Coming into the game, Oscar Tshiebwe is the team leader in scoring, averaging 16.2 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Tshiebwe is grabbing 12.7 rebounds and adding 1.7 assists. Kentucky’s second leading scorer is Antonio Reeves, who has hit 41.8% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 13.1 points per game.
Wildcats Key Stats
At this time, the Wildcats offense is one of the top units in the country at 79.5 points per game, placing them 21st in the NCAA. In addition, Kentucky’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 71.92% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 30th in overall field goal percentage at 48.4%. When the Wildcats have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 34.9% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Kentucky is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 67.8 per contest, placing them just 456th in college basketball. Currently, the team is one of the better rebounding teams in the country, at 40.2 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 12.9 offensive boards per game.
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Auburn Tigers vs. Kentucky Wildcats CBB Betting Trends
- First, Auburn is 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 games. The Tigers are 2-3 straight up in these matchups.
- Second, Auburn is 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games on the road, going 4-6 SU.
- At this point, Tigers are 0-3 SU in their last 3 games as the underdog. They are 1-2 vs. the spread in these contests.
- Also, the Wildcats are 1-2 SU in their last 3 games as the favorite. They are 1-2 vs. the spread in these contests.
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Free Spread Prediction: Auburn Tigers +3
If you are looking to get a wager down on today’s matchup between the Auburn Tigers and Kentucky Wildcats, we see Auburn as the best bet on the spread at +3. Look for the Tigers’ offense to continue their strong 3-point shooting as they are averaging 8.12 made 3’s per contest. Not only do they have the edge from beyond the arc, but they also have a good track record vs the spread as the underdog. In Auburn’s last 10 games on the road, they have an ATS mark of 6-4. Going into the game, we feel good about grabbing Auburn +3.
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