UK Vs Texas A&M Odds & Expert PickNoah Williams
The ninth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats are on a roll and will try to win the last game of the regular season when they visit the Texas A&M Aggies. The NCAA basketball odds favor UK by 7.5-points.. Tip-off is this Saturday, March 4th at 12:00 PM ET on CBS from the Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.
Kentucky absolutely destroyed the Aggies on January 3rd by a jaw-dropping 100-58 score. Malik Monk scored 26 points in the win.
Kentucky Wildcats Vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds & Pick
What: Kentucky Wildcats (25-5) at Texas A&M Aggies (16-13)
When: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Start Time: 12:00 PM ET
Where: College Station, Texas
Stadium: Reed Arena
Spread: UK -7.5
Stream: CBS Sports
Listen: Kentucky vs Texas A&M
Why Bet The Kentucky Wildcats To Beat The Aggies
The Kentucky Wildcats have won seven games in a row, including a 73-67 win over Vanderbilt in their last outing. They are 25-5 SU and 16-13 ATS this season. They average 87.3 points per game (5th) and allow 72.4 points per game (Tied-183rd).
The Wildcats shoot 48.0% from the field (31st) and 35.4% from three-point land (161st). Freshman guard Malik Monk (21.5 PPG & 2.5 RPG) shot 8 of 21 from the field for 27 points against the Commodores. Freshman forward Edrice Adebayo (13.3 PPG & 7.6 RPG) added 16 points.
"If you’re going to win in March, that’s what you have to play like for 40 minutes, what you saw in the second half," coach John Calipari said.
Kentucky averages 40.6 rebounds per game (7th), 16.1 assists (40th) and 6.29 steals. They have a +15.2- point differential this season. Freshman forward Edrice Adebayo leads the team with 6.9 rebounds per game and freshman guard De’Aaron Fox is tops with 1.6 steals.
Why Bet The Texas A&M Aggies To Beat The Wildcats
Texas A&M has won three of its last four games including a 60-43 win over Missouri. The Aggies are 16-13 SU and 12-15 ATS this season. They average 71.4 points per game (227 th ) and allow 67.8 points per game (Tied-66 th ).
The Aggies shoot 46.6% from the field (78th) and 33.6% from three-point land (250th). Junior center Tonny Trocha Morelos (8.4 PPG & 5.1 RPG) had his best game of the season with 18-points against the Tigers.
"Our defense was good, but Missouri didn’t have a good shooting night either," Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy said. "It’s always good to get a road win. I thought our size and our guys sharing the ball and making shots was critical for us."
Texas A&M averages 38.7 points per game (46th), 16.0 (41st) and 6.21 steals. The Aggies point differential is +3.69 points. Tyler Davis leads the team with 6.9 rebounds and Admon Gilder is tops with 2.0 steals per game.
If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:
- Kentucky is 5-2 SU in the last seven games against Texas A&M
- Six of the last seven games in the series between the Kentucky and Texas A&M ended OVER the game total
UK Vs Texas A&M Pick
A win gets UK the outright SEC championship. The Wildcats already secured the No. 1 seed for the league tournament next week in Nashville. Texas A&M, meanwhile, has won three of its last four games. All three victories — Auburn, Alabama, Missouri — came at home in College Station.
I am backing Kentucky to win big again.