SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Alabama at Kentucky

Alabama-Kentucky basketball game preview

Kentucky visits Alabama on Tuesday 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.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Alabama scores an average of 68.1 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 68.1 points per contest. Kentucky scores an average of 81.8 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 70.6 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Alabama 41.9 28.2 70.7 182 41.9 6.4 6.1 11.4 14.9
Alabama OPP 40.4 30.3 69.4 168 38.6 6.6 3.4 12.0 12.1
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 43.9 36.2 69.9 201 45.2 8.9 4.0 14.6 13.6
Kentucky OPP 40.4 29.7 69.2 194 43.9 7.9 4.5 10.6 15.9

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.

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Statistical Leaders

SCORING

F.Name L.Name Team PPG FG% 3FG% FT%
John Petty ALA 14.1 47.8 42.2 70.4
Jaden Shackelford ALA 13.1 39.3 36.0 67.2
Herbert Jones ALA 12.9 48.9 48.1 78.6
Jahvon Quinerly ALA 12.5 46.8 35.4 71.4
Brandon Boston KEN 12.4 37.1 18.0 76.7
Olivier Sarr KEN 10.2 48.1 33.3 73.6
Davion Mintz KEN 9.6 36.3 31.8 60.5

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
Herbert Jones ALA 27 1.7
Jordan Bruner ALA 20 1.5
Brandon Boston KEN 20 1.4
John Petty ALA 18 1.2
Davion Mintz KEN 15 1.1
Devin Askew KEN 14 1.0
Keon Ellis ALA 15 1.0
Joshua Primo ALA 14 0.9

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 42 3.0
Jordan Bruner ALA 16 1.2
Herbert Jones ALA 17 1.1
Olivier Sarr KEN 16 1.1
Lance Ware KEN 8 0.6
Alex Reese ALA 8 0.5
Dontaie Allen KEN 3 0.3
Juwan Gary ALA 4 0.3

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 35 98 7.0
Olivier Sarr KEN 29 84 6.0
Herbert Jones ALA 33 91 5.7
Brandon Boston KEN 27 76 5.4
Jordan Bruner ALA 30 69 5.3
John Petty ALA 13 76 5.1
Jaden Shackelford ALA 18 66 4.1
James Rojas ALA 14 56 4.0

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Alabama vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 117-38.

College Basketball Ratings

Source Alabama Kentucky
NCAA NET 9 82
Sagarin 9 52
ESPN BPI 16 63
Ken Pomeroy 10 53
Massey Composite 8 74

Alabama Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
1 Herbert Jones F 6′-8″ 210 SR
2 Jordan Bruner F 6′-10″ 225 SR
3 Alex Reese F 6′-9″ 230 SR
4 Juwan Gary F 6′-6″ 218 FR
5 Jaden Shackelford G 6′-3″ 200 SO
10 Delaney Heard G 6′-3″ 198
11 Joshua Primo G 6′-6″ 190 FR
12 Darius Miles F 6′-6″ 185 FR
13 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SO
14 Keon Ellis G 6′-6″ 170 JR
15 Tyler Barnes F 6′-8″ 201 SR
21 Britton Johnson G 6′-4″ 183 JR
22 Keon Ambrose-Hylton F 6′-8″ 210 FR
23 John Petty Jr. G 6′-5″ 184 SR
24 Jaden Quinerly G 6′-0″ 155 FR
25 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 200 SO
30 Kendall Wall F 6′-5″ 192 SR
33 James Rojas F 6′-8″ 220 JR
34 Paul Stramaglia G 6′-0″ 180 FR
35 Alex Tchikou F 6′-11″ 225 FR

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

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Alabama Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/25/2020 Jacksonville St 57 Alabama 81
11/30/2020 Stanford 82 Alabama 64
12/1/2020 UNLV 74 Alabama 86
12/2/2020 Providence 71 Alabama 88
12/12/2020 Clemson 64 Alabama 56
12/15/2020 Furman 80 Alabama 83
12/19/2020 Western Kentucky 73 Alabama 71
12/22/2020 ETSU 69 Alabama 85
12/29/2020 Ole Miss 64 Alabama 82
1/2/2021 Alabama 71 Tennessee 63
1/5/2021 Florida 71 Alabama 86
1/9/2021 Alabama 94 Auburn 90
1/12/2021 Alabama 85 Kentucky 65
1/16/2021 Arkansas 59 Alabama 90
1/19/2021 Alabama 105 LSU 75
1/23/2021 Mississippi St 73 Alabama 81
1/26/2021 Kentucky Alabama
1/30/2021 Alabama Oklahoma
2/3/2021 LSU Alabama
2/6/2021 Alabama Missouri
2/9/2021 Alabama South Carolina
2/13/2021 Georgia Alabama
2/17/2021 Alabama Texas A&M
2/20/2021 Vanderbilt Alabama
2/24/2021 Alabama Arkansas
2/27/2021 Alabama Mississippi St
3/2/2021 Auburn Alabama

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 76 Florida 58
1/12/2021 Alabama 85 Kentucky 65
1/16/2021 Kentucky 59 Auburn 66
1/20/2021 Kentucky 62 Georgia 63
1/23/2021 LSU 69 Kentucky 82
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

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Injuries and Suspensions

Alabama

[F] 01/25/2021 – James Rojas is “?” Tuesday vs Kentucky (Medical)
[G] 01/25/2021 – Herbert Jones is “?” Tuesday vs Kentucky (Back)
[F] 01/25/2021 – Alex Reese is “?” Tuesday vs Kentucky (Leg)
[F] 01/13/2021 – Jordan Bruner is out indefinitely (Knee)
[F] 10/21/2020 – Alex Tchikou is out for season (Achilles)

Kentucky

[G] 01/18/2021 – Terrence Clarke is OUT 7-10 days (Ankle)

Source: statfox.com

Alabama-Kentucky Prediction

Alabama 77, Kentucky 72


Tuesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN.

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