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Kentucky vs Texas A&M Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - SEC Tournament

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Kentucky vs Texas A&M Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - SEC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Kentucky Wildcats (23-8, 13-5 SEC) and the No. 7 seed Texas A&M Aggies (19-13, 9-9 SEC) will try to advance in the SEC tournament on Friday as they meet at 7:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Kentucky vs. Texas A&M Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SEC Network
  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Arena: Bridgestone Arena

Kentucky is a 5.5-point favorite over Texas A&M on Friday and the total is set at 159.5 points. Keep reading for some betting trends and insights if you are planning on making a wager on the matchup.

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Kentucky vs. Texas A&M: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Kentucky has compiled an 18-13-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Texas A&M has won 15 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 17 times.
  • Kentucky covers the spread when it is a 5.5-point favorite or more 52.4% of the time. That's more often than Texas A&M covers as an underdog of 5.5 or more (25%).
  • In home games, the Wildcats own a worse record against the spread (8-10-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (7-3-0).
  • This year, the Aggies are 5-10-0 at home against the spread (.333 winning percentage). Away, they are 6-6-0 ATS (.500).
  • Kentucky is 10-8-0 against the spread in conference play this season.
  • Against the spread in SEC action, Texas A&M is 8-11-0 this year.

Kentucky vs. Texas A&M: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Kentucky has been the moneyline favorite in 22 games this season and has come away with the win 17 times (77.3%) in those contests.
  • This year, the Wildcats have won 16 of 20 games when listed as at least -230 or better on the moneyline.
  • Texas A&M is 4-5 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 44.4% of those games).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +188 or longer, the Aggies have a 1-4 record (winning only 20% of their games).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Kentucky has a 69.7% chance of walking away with the win.

Kentucky vs. Texas A&M Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Kentucky averages 89.5 points per game (second in college basketball) while allowing 79.1 per outing (338th in college basketball). It has a +322 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 10.4 points per game.
  • Kentucky's leading scorer, Antonio Reeves, is 31st in college basketball putting up 20.2 points per game.
  • Texas A&M's +130 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.0 points per game) is a result of putting up 73.6 points per game (174th in college basketball) while allowing 69.6 per outing (105th in college basketball).
  • Wade Taylor IV's team-leading 18.1 points per game rank him 81st in the country.
  • The Wildcats are 72nd in the country at 37.7 rebounds per game. That's 1.1 more than the 36.6 their opponents average.
  • Tre Mitchell averages 6.9 rebounds per game (ranking 191st in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • The Aggies win the rebound battle by 9.1 boards on average. They record 42.9 rebounds per game, second in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 33.8.
  • Andersson Garcia's 9.6 rebounds per game lead the Aggies and rank 27th in college basketball.
  • Kentucky ranks sixth in college basketball by averaging 106.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 220th in college basketball, allowing 94.2 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Aggies rank 223rd in college basketball averaging 93.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 53rd, allowing 88.2 points per 100 possessions.

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