SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at LSU

Kentucky-LSU Basketball Preview

The Kentucky Wildcats visit the LSU Tigers on Tuesday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Kentucky scores an average of 83.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.5 points per contest. LSU scores an average of 77.7 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 55.3 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky [table “” not found /]
0.330 0.751 15.42 16.83 6.75 5.17 17.17 12.00
LSU 0.448 0.310 0.751 12.92 7.62 12.54 4.92 13.15 14.08
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Kentucky 38.50 0.26 44.83 28.00 0.44 21.75 6.17 83.3 61.5
LSU 34.50 0.26 41.77 34.15 0.35 22.38 6.85 77.7 55.3

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3FG%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3FG%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor M– Average game scoring margin.
3 Pt Md PG– Three point shot made per game.
TM PPG– Average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
6. Eason, Tari LSU 12 71 8 40 190 15.83
Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 12 76 0 38 190 15.83
11. Days, Darius LSU 13 69 32 21 191 14.69
14. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 12 69 16 13 167 13.92

Field Goal %

1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 12 76 124 0.613
2. Eason, Tari LSU 12 71 133 0.534
5. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 12 69 141 0.489
10. Days, Darius LSU 13 69 161 0.429

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
3. Grady, Kellan UK 12 31 2.58
4. Days, Darius LSU 13 32 2.46

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
4. Pinson, Xavier LSU 13 34 39 0.872
10. Gaines, Eric LSU 13 41 50 0.820
12. Eason, Tari LSU 12 40 50 0.800
14. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 12 38 50 0.760

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 12 71 119 190 15.83
5. Days, Darius LSU 13 20 84 104 8.00
8. Eason, Tari LSU 12 30 59 89 7.42
20. Reid, Efton LSU 13 29 46 75 5.77

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Kentucky vs. LSU Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 91-27

Kentucky Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jacob Toppin F 6′-9″ 200 JR
1 CJ Fredrick G 6′-3″ 190 JR
2 Sahvir Wheeler G 5′-9″ 180 JR
3 TyTy Washington Jr. G 6′-3″ 197 FR
4 Daimion Collins F 6′-9″ 202 FR
10 Davion Mintz G 6′-3″ 195 SR
11 Dontaie Allen G 6′-6″ 205 SO
12 Keion Brooks Jr. F 6′-7″ 210 JR
14 Brennan Canada F 6′-6″ 198 JR
20 Zan Payne G 6′-4″ 215 JR
23 Bryce Hopkins F 6′-6″ 220 FR
25 Kareem Watkins G 5′-8″ 170 SO
31 Kellan Grady G 6′-5″ 205 SR
34 Oscar Tshiebwe F 6′-9″ 255 JR
55 Lance Ware F 6′-9″ 225 SO

LSU Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Brandon Murray G 6′-5″ 214 FR
1 Xavier Pinson G 6′-2″ 154 SR
2 Eric Gaines G 6′-2″ 150 SO
3 Alex Fudge F 6′-8″ 185 FR
4 Darius Days F 6′-7″ 245 SR
5 Mwani Wilkinson F 6′-5″ 206 SO
10 Brandon Egemo G 6′-0″ 166 SO
11 Justice Williams G 6′-3″ 170 FR
13 Tari Eason F 6′-8″ 216 SO
15 Efton Reid C 6′-11″ 238 FR
20 Jerrell Colbert C 6′-10″ 216 FR
21 Bradley Ezewiro F 6′-8″ 246 FR
22 Spencer Mays G 6′-3″ 196 JR
24 Shareef O’Neal F 6′-10″ 220 JR
25 Adam Benhayoune F 6′-5″ 230 FR
30 Parker Edwards G 6′-2″ 214 JR
44 Adam Miller G 6′-2″ 185 SO

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Kentucky Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 Kentucky 71 Duke 79
11/12/2021 Robert Morris 60 Kentucky 100
11/16/2021 Mount St Mary 55 Kentucky 80
11/19/2021 Ohio 59 Kentucky 77
11/22/2021 Albany 61 Kentucky 86
11/26/2021 North Florida 52 Kentucky 86
11/29/2021 C Michigan 57 Kentucky 85
12/7/2021 Southern 64 Kentucky 76
12/11/2021 Kentucky 62 Notre Dame 66
12/18/2021 Ohio State 69 Kentucky 98
12/22/2021 Western KY 60 Kentucky 95
12/29/2021 Missouri 56 Kentucky 83
12/31/2021 High Point Kentucky
1/4/2022 Kentucky LSU
1/8/2022 Georgia Kentucky
1/11/2022 Kentucky Vanderbilt
1/15/2022 Tennessee Kentucky
1/19/2022 Kentucky Texas A&M
1/22/2022 Kentucky Auburn
1/25/2022 Mississippi State Kentucky
1/29/2022 Kentucky Kansas
2/2/2022 Vanderbilt Kentucky
2/5/2022 Kentucky Alabama
2/8/2022 Kentucky South Carolina
2/12/2022 Florida Kentucky
2/15/2022 Kentucky Tennessee
2/19/2022 Alabama Kentucky
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Kentucky Arkansas
3/1/2022 Ole Miss Kentucky
3/5/2022 Kentucky Florida

LSU Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 UL Monroe 39 LSU 101
11/12/2021 Texas State 59 LSU 84
11/15/2021 Liberty 58 LSU 74
11/18/2021 McNeese 46 LSU 85
11/22/2021 Belmont 53 LSU 83
11/26/2021 Penn State 63 LSU 68
11/27/2021 LSU 75 Wake Forest 61
12/1/2021 Ohio 51 LSU 66
12/11/2021 LSU 69 Georgia Tech 53
12/14/2021 N’Western St 49 LSU 89
12/18/2021 LSU 66 Louisiana Tech 57
12/22/2021 Lipscomb 60 LSU 95
12/29/2021 LSU 55 Auburn 70
1/4/2022 Kentucky LSU
1/8/2022 Tennessee LSU
1/12/2022 LSU Florida
1/15/2022 Arkansas LSU
1/19/2022 LSU Alabama
1/22/2022 LSU Tennessee
1/26/2022 Texas A&M LSU
1/29/2022 LSU TCU
2/1/2022 Ole Miss LSU
2/5/2022 LSU Vanderbilt
2/8/2022 LSU Texas A&M
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Georgia LSU
2/19/2022 LSU South Carolina
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Missouri LSU
3/2/2022 LSU Arkansas
3/5/2022 Alabama LSU

Baton Rouge

Injuries and Suspensions

Kentucky

[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely ( Hamstring )

LSU

[G] 10/20/2021 – Adam Miller is out indefinitely ( Knee )
[F] 11/05/2021 – Shareef O’Neal is out indefinitely ( Foot )

Source: statfox.com

Kentucky-LSU Prediction

LSU 74, Kentucky 71


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

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