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Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 2/4/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 2/4/2020 – The Kentucky Wildcats just got their four-game winning streak snapped and they are itching to get into winning form once again. They are glad to be hosting this next game at the Rupp Arena in Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky where they will be battling the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 4 at 9:00 pm Eastern Time. ESPN is the official broadcast sponsor for this game while SofaScore is the site to catch the online live stream. It is seen by Best Basketball Game that the Wildcats will hold court over the Bulldogs.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats 2/4/2020
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Mississippi State Bulldogs have won back-to-back games by defeating the Florida Gators and the latest was against the Tennessee Volunteers by 13 points. Prior to tasting defeat against the Oklahoma Sooners, This team made a good comeback from a three-game skid with a three-game winning streak. This team gives credit to Perry who has been a consistent double-double machine doing 17.2 points and 10 rebounds a night. Carter and Weatherspoon are good wing players that help compliment the game of Perry. In their next game, they need some role players to step up in the production and catch the Wildcats by surprise.
Players to watch: R. Perry F (21 GP 29.6 MIN 17.2 PTS 10 REB 2.3 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 2.5 TO 51.6 FG% 75 FT% 31.5 3P%), T. Carter G (21 GP 30.1 MIN 13.3 PTS 2.5 REB 3.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 1.9 TO 36.4 FG% 86.8 FT% 31.1 3P%), N. Weatherspoon G (11 GP 29.2 MIN 12.2 PTS 3.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.5 TO 42.7 FG% 82.4 FT% 20 3P%).
The Kentucky Wildcats are rolling winning eight of their last ten games. They are coming off a tough 9-point loss against the Auburn Tigers and prior to that, they are on a four-game winning streak and that included an overtime victory over the Texas Tech Raiders. Quickley and Richards have been the best scorers for the team but Tyrese Maxey has been the talent that most NBA scouts are coming to watch. Maxey averages 13.6 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. Look for this team to rely on these three players to key in the victory at their own court.
Players to watch: I. Quickley G (20 GP 31.7 MIN 14.3 PTS 4.3 REB 1.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 40.9 FG% 91.3 FT% 40 3P%), N. Richards F (21 GP 29.5 MIN 14 PTS 8.2 REB 0.3 AST 0.1 STL 2.3 BLK 1.5 TO 65.9 FG% 72.5 FT% 0 3P%), T. Maxey G (21 GP 33.5 MIN 13.6 PTS 4.1 REB 2.9 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 2.3 TO 42.5 FG% 82.2 FT% 31.2 3P%).
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Predictions
Mississippi State Bulldogs
Mississippi State is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games.
Kentucky is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Mississippi State Bulldogs vs Kentucky Wildcats Betting Picks
The Wildcats have an impressive 12-1 record at the Rupp Arena and it is easy for Online Sports Betting to pick them as the much-favored team to win over the Bulldogs. Mississippi State is a talented team but against the Wildcats, being top-heavy could be a big weakness for the team.
Moneyline: Wildcats are at -284 on the ML at home while the Bulldogs are on the short end with +235.
Spread: It is a fair six points across the spread between the Bulldogs and the Wildcats. It is Mississippi at +6 while Kentucky is at -6.
Total: 138.5 is the estimated total for this game with the Wildcats predicted to go under while Bulldogs are over.
Score Prediction: 75-67, Wildcats.