Our Texas A&M plays Kentucky NCAA basketball free pick features the 12th team in the SEC and the top team in the conference. Texas A&M (0-1 SEC, 8-4) overall has played well in nonconference games, keeping scores close. They’ve lost their two games to nationally ranked teams. The initial one was to #14 UCLA 74-67 and the second to #19 Arizona 67-63. The Kentucky Wildcats (1-0 SEC, 11-2 Overall) lost two of their 11 conference games. Both were to nationally ranked teams. The first loss was to #11 UCLA 97-92 and the second to #10 Louisville 73-70. They did beat #13 Michigan State 69-48 and #7 UNC 103-100.
Texas A&M Aggies
Sophomore center Tyler Davis (14.3 PPG, 7.8 RPG, 60 FG%) is crucial to Texas A&M’s inside game and scoring. Guard Adam Gilder (12.5 PPG, 4.5 APG, 47 FG%) leads the team in assists. Freshman forward Robert Williams (10.5 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 63 FG%) leads the team in blocks with 2.4 per game. Watch for forward D.J. Hogg (13.3 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 43 FG%) to pop out and take the three-pointer. He’s hitting 39% of them.
#6 Kentucky Wildcats
Kentucky’s freshman wonder Edrice Adebayo (13.5 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 58 FG%) exploded the other night against Ole Miss, scoring 25 points. He also had three blocks and four rebounds. That ‘s the first time this season that Adebayo has really made his presence known. Look for more from him tonight. Freshman guard Malik Monk (22.4 PPG, 51 FG%, 41 3PT%) offers a huge offensive punch. Guard De’Aaron Fox (15.6 PPG, 5.0 RPG, 43 FG%) leads the team in assists with 6.8, steals per game 1.8 and turnovers per game 2.4.
Texas A&M Plays Kentucky NCAA Basketball Free Pick
When it comes to shooting, three point, and free throw percentages, as well as rebounds, including offensive boards, Kentucky outpaces Texas A&M by far. Plus, they have more power and size and outpace them in point production. The Aggies have kept games against ranked teams close. But we’re not expecting that to be the case in this one. Our Texas A&M plays Kentucky NCAA basketball free pick is the Wildcats at -14.0. Tipoff is 9 p.m. ET. Kentucky is at home.