SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Florida

Florida-Kentucky basketball preview

Kentucky visits Florida on Saturday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, team ratings, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

By 14Powers Hoops

Stats | Ratings | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Team Statistical Comparison

Kentucky scores an average of 67.7 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 68.1 points per contest. Florida scores an average of 81.1 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 71.3 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 41.5 29.9 67.6 115.0 41.4 6.3 6.0 11.1 14.6
Kentucky OPP 40.8 29.3 70.1 101.0 39.0 6.7 3.3 12.6 12.4
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Florida 48.8 37.5 73.4 74.0 40.9 8.1 5.6 13.0 14.7
Florida OPP 40.5 36.6 72.6 77.0 38.0 7.7 2.7 11.7 16.9

Key: ORB=Offensive rebounds; RBPG=Rebounds per game; SPG=Steals per game; BPG=Blocked shots per game; APG=Assists per game; TOPG=Turnovers per game.

Stats | Ratings | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F.Name L.Name Team PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
Tre Mann FLA 14.6 45.0 44.8 77.3
Brandon Boston KEN 12.8 35.8 15.2 77.4
Scottie Lewis FLA 12.3 49.0 43.8 78.4
Colin Castleton FLA 11.9 69.4 62.5
Olivier Sarr KEN 11.3 48.0 50.0 71.8
Terrence Clarke KEN 10.7 43.1 22.7 47.1
Davion Mintz KEN 10.0 38.2 34.9 63.0
Noah Locke FLA 9.9 42.4 42.9 57.1

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
Tyree Appleby FLA 12 1.7
Scottie Lewis FLA 11 1.6
Tre Mann FLA 10 1.4
Brandon Boston KEN 11 1.2
Devin Askew KEN 10 1.1
Davion Mintz KEN 10 1.1

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 24 2.7
Scottie Lewis FLA 11 1.6
Olivier Sarr KEN 14 1.6
Omar Payne FLA 10 1.4
Colin Castleton FLA 8 1.1
Lance Ware KEN 7 0.8
Anthony Duruji FLA 3 0.4
Noah Locke FLA 3 0.4

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 41.0 66 7.3
Olivier Sarr KEN 36.0 54 6.0
Tre Mann FLA 35.0 39 5.6
Brandon Boston KEN 31.0 49 5.4
Colin Castleton FLA 19.0 37 5.3
Scottie Lewis FLA 24.0 32 4.6
Anthony Duruji FLA 16.0 28 4.0

Stats | Ratings | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Kentucky vs. Florida Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 104-40

College Basketball Ratings

Source Kentucky Florida
NCAA NET 129 30
Sagarin 53 25
ESPN BPI 66 20
Ken Pomeroy 52 23
Massey Composite 91 18

Kentucky Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jacob Toppin F 6′-9″ 194 SO
2 Devin Askew G 6′-3″ 198 FR
3 Brandon Boston Jr. G 6′-7″ 185 FR
5 Terrence Clarke G 6′-7″ 194 FR
10 Davion Mintz G 6′-3″ 196 SR
11 Dontaie Allen G 6′-6″ 198 FR
12 Keion Brooks Jr. F 6′-7″ 205 SO
13 Riley Welch G 6′-0″ 185 SR
14 Brennan Canada F 6′-6″ 198 SO
20 Zan Payne G 6′-4″ 215 SO
21 Cam’Ron Fletcher F 6′-6″ 215 FR
23 Isaiah Jackson F 6′-10″ 206 FR
25 Kareem Watkins G 5′-8″ 145 FR
30 Olivier Sarr F 7′-0″ 237 SR
55 Lance Ware F 6′-9″ 223 FR

Florida Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Ques Glover G 5′-11″ 182 SO
1 Tre Mann G 6′-5″ 190 SO
2 Samson Ruzhentsev F 6′-7″ 192 FR
3 Alex Klatsky G 6′-4″ 185 FR
4 Anthony Duruji F 6′-7″ 220 JR
5 Omar Payne F 6′-10″ 230 SO
10 Noah Locke G 6′-3″ 203 JR
11 Keyontae Johnson F 6′-5″ 229 JR
12 Colin Castleton F 6′-11″ 231 JR
15 Osayi Osifo F 6′-7″ 225 JR
20 Jack May G 6′-4″ 175 FR
22 Tyree Appleby G 6′-1″ 170 JR
23 Scottie Lewis G 6′-5″ 189 SO
33 Jason Jitoboh C 6′-11″ 285 SO
44 Niels Lane G 6′-5″ 206 FR

Stats | Ratings | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Kentucky Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020 Morehead State 45 Kentucky 81
11/29/2020 Richmond 76 Kentucky 64
12/1/2020 Kansas 65 Kentucky 62
12/6/2020 Kentucky 62 Georgia Tech 79
12/12/2020 Notre Dame 64 Kentucky 63
12/15/2020 Detroit Mercy PPD Kentucky PPD
12/19/2020 North Carolina 75 Kentucky 63
12/26/2020 Kentucky 59 Louisville 62
12/29/2020 South Carolina PPD Kentucky PPD
1/2/2021 Kentucky 78 Mississippi St 73
1/5/2021 Vanderbilt 74 Kentucky 77
1/9/2021 Kentucky Florida
1/12/2021 Alabama Kentucky
1/16/2021 Kentucky Auburn
1/20/2021 Kentucky Georgia
1/23/2021 LSU Kentucky
1/26/2021 Kentucky Alabama
1/30/2021 Texas Kentucky
2/2/2021 Kentucky Missouri
2/6/2021 Tennessee Kentucky
2/9/2021 Arkansas Kentucky
2/13/2021 Auburn Kentucky
2/17/2021 Kentucky Vanderbilt
2/20/2021 Kentucky Tennessee
2/23/2021 Texas A&M Kentucky
2/27/2021 Florida Kentucky
3/2/2021 Kentucky Ole Miss

Florida Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
12/2/2020 Army 69 Florida 76
12/3/2020 Florida 90 Boston College 70
12/6/2020 Stetson 40 Florida 86
12/12/2020 Florida 71 Florida State 83
12/16/2020 North Florida PPD Florida PPD
12/19/2020 FAU PPD Florida PPD
12/20/2020 Florida A&M PPD Florida PPD
12/22/2020 James Madison PPD Florida PPD
12/30/2020 Florida 91 Vanderbilt 72
1/2/2021 LSU 79 Florida 83
1/5/2021 Florida 71 Alabama 86
1/9/2021 Kentucky Florida
1/12/2021 Ole Miss Florida
1/16/2021 Florida Mississippi St
1/19/2021 Tennessee Florida
1/23/2021 Florida Georgia
1/27/2021 Vanderbilt Florida
1/30/2021 Florida West Virginia
2/3/2021 South Carolina Florida
2/6/2021 Florida LSU
2/10/2021 Florida Tennessee
2/13/2021 Texas A&M Florida
2/16/2021 Florida Arkansas
2/20/2021 Georgia Florida
2/23/2021 Florida Auburn
2/27/2021 Florida Kentucky
3/3/2021 Missouri Florida

Stephen C. O'Connell Center
Stephen C. O’Connell Center

Injuries and Suspensions

Kentucky

[F] 01/02/2021 – Keion Brooks Jr. is “?” (Calf)
[G] 01/02/2021 – Terrence Clarke is “?” (Ankle)

Florida

(!)[F] 12/22/2020 – Keyontae Johnson is out for season (Heart)

Source: statfox.com

Kentucky-Florida Prediction

Florida 80, Kentucky 69


Saturday‘s game tips off at 5:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN.

Stats | Ratings | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

About 14Powers.com 480 Articles
14Powers.com: Serving SEC Football, Basketball and Baseball fans since 2016.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*