SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Georgia at Kentucky

Georgia-Kentucky basketball game preview

The Georgia Bulldogs visit the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday in Lexington 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

Georgia scores an average of 70.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 73.1 points per contest. Kentucky scores an average of 82.2 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 60.8 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Georgia 0.442 0.312 0.714 9.79 1.21 5.43 2.93 14.43 13.79
Kentucky 0.489 0.336 0.719 14.71 15.71 7.07 5.29 17.14 12.21
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Georgia 0.446 0.340 35.43 34.21 0.29 -2.50 6.64 70.6 73.1
Kentucky 0.382 0.281 44.43 28.71 0.42 21.43 6.57 82.2 60.8

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.
7. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 14 87 0 39 213 15.21
14. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 14 77 20 13 187 13.36
17. Bridges, Braelen UGa 14 68 0 43 179 12.79
20. Oquendo, Kario UGa 14 65 11 30 171 12.21

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 14 87 141 0.617
5. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 14 77 159 0.484

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
2. Grady, Kellan UK 14 42 3.00
8. Baumann, Noah UGa 13 26 2.00

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 14 78 133 211 15.07
17. Bridges, Braelen UGa 14 25 58 83 5.93

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Georgia vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 128-27

Georgia Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jailyn Ingram F 6′-7″ 225 SR
1 Jabri Abdur-Rahim G 6′-8″ 210 SO
2 Cam McDowell G 6′-5″ 185 FR
3 Kario Oquendo G 6′-4″ 210 SO
4 Tyron McMillan F 6′-9″ 220 JR
5 Christian Wright G 6′-3″ 185 FR
10 Aaron Cook G 6′-2″ 185 SR
11 Jaxon Etter F 6′-4″ 205 JR
12 Josh Taylor F 6′-9″ 215 SO
13 Jonathan Ned F 6′-9″ 220 SR
15 Dalen Ridgnal F 6′-7″ 200 JR
20 Noah Baumann G 6′-6″ 210 SR
23 Braelen Bridges G 6′-11″ 240 SR
24 P.J. Horne F 6′-6″ 225 SR
35 Tyrone Baker F 6′-11″ 210 FR

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

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Georgia Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 FIU 51 Georgia 58
11/13/2021 Georgia 68 Cincinnati 73
11/16/2021 SC State 60 Georgia 76
11/19/2021 Georgia Tech 88 Georgia 78
11/22/2021 Virginia 65 Georgia 55
11/23/2021 Georgia 62 Northwestern 78
11/28/2021 Wofford 68 Georgia 65
12/1/2021 Memphis 79 Georgia 82
12/7/2021 Jacksonville 58 Georgia 69
12/18/2021 George Mason 80 Georgia 67
12/20/2021 W Carolina 79 Georgia 85
12/22/2021 ETSU 86 Georgia 84
12/29/2021 Gardner-Webb 77 Georgia 60
1/4/2022 Texas A&M 81 Georgia 79
1/8/2022 Georgia Kentucky
1/12/2022 Georgia Mississippi State
1/15/2022 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/19/2022 Georgia Auburn
1/22/2022 Georgia South Carolina
1/25/2022 Alabama Georgia
1/29/2022 Georgia Vanderbilt
2/2/2022 Arkansas Georgia
2/5/2022 Auburn Georgia
2/9/2022 Georgia Florida
2/12/2022 South Carolina Georgia
2/16/2022 Georgia LSU
2/19/2022 Ole Miss Georgia
2/22/2022 Georgia Texas A&M
2/26/2022 Florida Georgia
3/1/2022 Tennessee Georgia
3/5/2022 Georgia Missouri

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 48 Kentucky 92
1/4/2022 Kentucky 60 LSU 65
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

Injuries and Suspensions

Georgia

[F] 12/09/2021 – Jailyn Ingram is out for season (Knee)
[F] 10/20/2021 – P.J. Horne is out for season (ACL)

Kentucky

[G] 01/06/2022 – Tyty Washington Jr. is “?” (Undisclosed)
[G] 01/06/2022 – Sahvir Wheeler is “?” (Neck)
[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely (Hamstring)

Source: statfox.com

Georgia-Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 82, Georgia 71


Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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