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Kentucky Wildcats vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/25/2020 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Kentucky Wildcats vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/25/2020 – The Kentucky Wildcats and Texas A&M Aggies collide Tuesday with one team likely to be sent back crashing. Both teams are coming off wins but college basketball odds see the Wildcats nothing their seventh straight win. If accurate, the Aggies could see their three-game snapped. The last time these two teams met, it was the Wildcats coming out on top 85-74.
Kentucky Wildcats vs Texas A&M Aggies 2/25/2020
Kentucky Wildcats have been on a tear and will be looking to prove it deserves the 4th seed of the tournament. They continue to hold the no. 1 seed for the SEC tournament, a result of them winning 10 of their last 11 games. Immanuel Quickley will be at the helm once more, averaging over 20 points in their last two matches. Out to provide support are Nick Richards and Tyrese Maxey, accounting for the 74.9 points per game this season. Their defense is also expected to pose problems, holding opponents to just 65.6 points per game.
Players to watch: I. Quickley G (26 GP 32.8 MIN 15.7 PTS 4 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 40.9 FG% 91.5 FT% 40.5 3PT%), N. Richards F (27 GP 30.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 8 REB 0.3 AST 0.1 STL 2.2 BLK 1.5 TO 65.6 FG% 75.4 FT% 0 3PT%), T. Maxey G (27 GP 34 MIN 13.9 PTS 4.3 REB 3.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 43.8 FG% 82.5 FT% 28.9 3PT%).
Texas A&M Aggies
The Aggies have been playing great basketball and need a win badly for a chance at an NCAA tournament berth. They are on the crest of a three-game winning streak but face a dangerous foe in the Wildcats. Josh Nebo will anchor the team anew. He dropped 21 in their last assignment. He is expected to get help from players like Savion Flagg and Quentin Jackson, players who have been playing well. Their offensive repertoire will be put to the test against the Wildcats vaunted defense.
Players to watch: J. Nebo F (25 GP 28.6 MIN 11.9 PTS 6.2 REB 0.8 AST 0.3 STL 2 BLK 1.9 TO 67.5 FG% 64.7 FT% 0 3PT%), S. Flagg G (26 GP 31.5 MIN 10 PTS 5.3 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.6 TO 39.5 FG% 57.6 FT% 32.5 3PT%), W. Mitchell G (26 GP 26.9 MIN 9.4 PTS 2.4 REB 1.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 31 FG% 73.9 FT% 27 3PT%).
Kentucky Wildcats vs Texas A&M Aggies Betting Predictions
Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Texas A&M Aggies
Texas A&M is 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games.
Kentucky Wildcats vs Texas A&M Aggies Betting Picks
One streak ends Tuesday and basketball lines feel it will be the Aggies coming up short. Though they have sterling offensive talent, the Wildcats will try to negate that with their stifling defensive matrix One thing going for Texas A&M is that they will be hosting Kentucky. Rising up on defense could help as well if the Aggies want to keep their winning run.
Moneyline: -264 is set for the Wildcats and +219 is set for the Aggies.
ATS: Look for the spread of -8 for Kentucky and +8 for Texas A&M.
Totals: Over 128 is out for the Wildcats and under 128 is out for the Aggies.
Score Prediction: 69-64, Kentucky.