Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers 2/18/2020 Picks, Preview and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers 2/18/2020 – The top two teams from the Southeastern Conference play, LSU Tigers and Kentucky Wildcats will clash from Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Kentucky Wildcats jumped from the second spot to the first position and they are holding an impressive 20-5 overall record. LSU Tigers have secured the second position with an 18-7 overall record. When it comes to conference play, the Wildcats are 10-2 and the Tigers are 9-3. In betting there are a few predictions that are based on each team’s strategy and ranking. It’s time to jump into those details of their predictions and picks on this game.
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers 2/18/2020
Over the past few games, Kentucky Wildcats have shown some promising basketball as they managed to take the top spot in the Southeastern Conference. The Wildcats are currently the strongest team in their league and are followed by LSU Tigers and Auburn. Kentucky is currently on a four-game winning streak as their last defeat was against Auburn. In their last game, the Wildcats defeated Mississippi with a final score of 67-62.
Players to watch: I. Quickley G (24 GP 32.4 MIN 15 PTS 4.1 REB 1.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 1.5 TO 39.6 FG% 91.5 FT% 38.7 3PT%), N. Richards F (25 GP 30.2 MIN 14.6 PTS 8.2 REB 0.3 AST 0.1 STL 2.2 BLK 1.5 TO 66 FG% 75.2 FT% 0 3PT%), T. Maxey G (25 GP 33.7 MIN 13.9 PTS 4.2 REB 2.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 44.3 FG% 82.3 FT% 29.7 3PT%).
LSU Tigers declined from the top spot to the second place and they must take out Kansas Wildcats, which is not an easy opportunity. In their last outing, the Tigers declined against Alabama despite their hard effort. Alabama scored 88 points and restricted LSU to 82. The Tigers have Skylar Mays as their top scorer touching close to 17 points per game on average. When it comes to passing the ball, Javonte Smart is touching close to 4.5 assists per game.
Players to watch: S. Mays G (25 GP 34.2 MIN 16.5 PTS 4.9 REB 3.3 AST 2 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 49.8 FG% 85 FT% 37.4 3PT%), T. Watford F (25 GP 31.4 MIN 13.9 PTS 7 REB 1.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.7 BLK 2.8 TO 49.6 FG% 66.7 FT% 26.4 3PT%), E. Williams F (25 GP 28.8 MIN 13.9 PTS 7.1 REB 1.2 AST 0.8 STL 1.3 BLK 2 TO 56 FG% 80.2 FT% 37.5 3PT%).
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Kentucky’s last 15 games.
LSU is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Kentucky Wildcats vs LSU Tigers Betting Picks
Based on their last performance, Kansas Wildcats have shown some incredible basketball skills on the court. It turns out that the Wildcats hold the key to this game with some of the best sports betting sites supporting them.
Moneyline: Kentucky Wildcats carry a +128, while LSU Tigers carry -142.
ATS: a spread of +1.5 is out for Kentucky and a spread of -1.5 is out for the Tigers.
Totals: Over 152.5 is set for Kentucky and under 152.5 is set for LSU Tigers.
Score Prediction: 70-69, Kentucky Wildcats.