SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Auburn at Kentucky

Auburn-Kentucky basketball game preview

Auburn visits Kentucky 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.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Auburn scores an average of 78.8 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 75.8 points per contest. Kentucky scores an average of 68.5 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 70.1 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Auburn 44.9 33.5 70.2 256 42.6 6.5 6.0 15.9 16.4
Auburn OPP 43.6 31.3 68.8 248 39.3 8.9 3.5 12.6 14.4
FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBPG SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 41.6 31.8 71.4 217 41.7 6.2 5.9 11.7 14.8
Kentucky OPP 40.9 31.2 72.2 200 38.9 6.7 3.6 12.1 11.8

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%
Sharife Cooper AUB 20.2 39.6 24.4 81.9
Allen Flanigan AUB 13.9 46.5 35.4 76.9
Brandon Boston KEN 11.9 36.9 25.0 78.4
Justin Powell AUB 11.7 42.9 44.2 76.5
Jaylin Williams AUB 10.9 52.6 37.8 54.8
Olivier Sarr KEN 10.6 48.6 53.3 75.8
Davion Mintz KEN 9.9 36.6 33.0 64.4

STEALS

F.Name L.Name Team STLs SPG
Brandon Boston KEN 21 1.2
Sharife Cooper AUB 11 1.1
Davion Mintz KEN 20 1.1
Allen Flanigan AUB 20 1.0

BLOCKS

F.Name L.Name Team BLKs BPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 50 2.8
Jaylin Williams AUB 31 1.5
Babatunde Akingbola AUB 23 1.1
JT Thor AUB 24 1.1
Olivier Sarr KEN 18 1.0
Dylan Cardwell AUB 16 0.8
Devan Cambridge AUB 12 0.6
Lance Ware KEN 11 0.6
Javon Franklin AUB 7 0.4

REBOUNDS

F.Name L.Name Team DREBs REBs RPG
Isaiah Jackson KEN 37.0 80 6.5
Justin Powell AUB 9.0 52 6.1
Olivier Sarr KEN 38.0 67 5.8
Brandon Boston KEN 31.0 65 5.3
Allen Flanigan AUB 23.0 89 5.3
Jaylin Williams AUB 28.0 77 5.0
JT Thor AUB 29.0 64 4.4
Sharife Cooper AUB 5.0 37 4.2
Dylan Cardwell AUB 38.0 42 3.8

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Auburn vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 95-21.

College Basketball Ratings

Source Auburn Kentucky
NCAA NET 64 79
Sagarin 56 58
ESPN BPI 73 72
Ken Pomeroy 60 61
Massey Composite 67 83

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrell Jones G 6′-1″ 195 SO
1 Jamal Johnson G 6′-4″ 195 JR
2 Sharife Cooper G 6′-1″ 180 FR
4 Javon Franklin F 6′-7″ 220 JR
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 240 FR
10 JT Thor F 6′-10″ 205 FR
12 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 SO
13 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 SO
14 Preston Cook G 6′-4″ 205 JR
20 Ty Cressman F 6′-7″ 244 SO
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 187 FR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 215 SO
23 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 SO
24 Justin Powell G 6′-6″ 205 FR
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 SO
33 Chase Maasdorp G 6′-0″ 175 SO
35 Devan Cambridge G 6′-6″ 215 SO
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 250 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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Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/26/2020 Auburn 96 Saint Joseph’s 91
11/27/2020* Auburn 67 Gonzaga 90
11/30/2020 Auburn 55 UCF 63
12/4/2020 South Alabama 81 Auburn 90
12/12/2020 Memphis 71 Auburn 74
12/15/2020 Texas Southern 63 Auburn 80
12/19/2020 Troy 41 Auburn 77
12/22/2020 Appalachian St 53 Auburn 67
12/30/2020 Arkansas 97 Auburn 85
1/2/2021 Auburn 66 Texas A&M 68
1/6/2021 Auburn 61 Ole Miss 72
1/9/2021 Alabama 94 Auburn 90
1/13/2021 Auburn 95 Georgia 77
1/16/2021 Kentucky 59 Auburn 66
1/20/2021 Auburn 73 Arkansas 75
1/23/2021 Auburn 109 South Carolina 86
1/26/2021 Missouri 82 Auburn 88
1/30/2021 Auburn 72 Baylor 84
2/2/2021 Georgia 91 Auburn 86
2/6/2021 Ole Miss 86 Auburn 84
2/9/2021 Auburn 73 Vanderbilt 67
2/13/2021 Auburn Kentucky
2/16/2021 Mississippi State Auburn
2/20/2021 Auburn LSU
2/23/2021 Florida Auburn
2/27/2021 Tennessee Auburn
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 59 Alabama 70
1/30/2021 Texas CNL Kentucky CNL
2/3/2021 Kentucky 70 Missouri 75
2/6/2021 Tennessee 82 Kentucky 71
2/9/2021 Arkansas 81 Kentucky 80
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

Auburn

[G] 01/25/2021 – Justin Powell is out indefinitely (Concussion)

Kentucky

[G] 02/08/2021 – Terrence Clarke is out for season (Ankle)

Source: statfox.com

Auburn-Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 69, Auburn 63


Saturday‘s game tips off at 1:00 PM ET. TV: CBS.

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