SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Kentucky at Vanderbilt

Kentucky-Vanderbilt basketball game preview

The Kentucky Wildcats visit the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday in Nashville 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 82.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.6 points per contest. Vanderbilt scores an average of 70.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.7 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Kentucky 0.429 0.319 0.690 10.08 1.08 8.08 2.92 14.23 12.69
Vanderbilt 0.408 0.303 0.726 12.08 2.54 7.46 2.85 10.85 12.54
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Kentucky 0.409 0.292 37.08 36.00 0.27 6.00 7.08 82.6 61.6
Vanderbilt 0.397 0.311 36.85 34.31 0.33 8.62 7.92 70.3 61.7

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.
1. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 80 23 56 239 18.38
7. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 14 87 0 39 213 15.21
14. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 14 77 20 13 187 13.36
19. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 54 14 41 163 12.54

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
9. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 80 184 0.435

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
2. Grady, Kellan UK 14 42 3.00
11. Stute, Myles Vandy 13 24 1.85
15. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 13 23 1.77

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
2. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 41 47 0.872

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 14 78 133 211 15.07
14. Wright, Jordan Vandy 13 26 53 79 6.08
18. Millora-Brown, Quentin Vandy 13 35 42 77 5.92

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Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 151-47

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

Vanderbilt Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Tyrin Lawrence G 6′-4″ 195 SO
1 Peyton Daniels G 6′-2″ 185 FR
2 Scotty Pippen Jr. G 6′-3″ 185 JR
3 Rodney Chatman G 6′-1″ 215 SR
4 Jordan Wright F 6′-6″ 215 JR
5 Shane Dezonie G 6′-5″ 215 FR
10 Myles Stute F 6′-7″ 210 SO
11 Gabe Dorsey G 6′-6″ 215 FR
12 Trey Thomas G 5′-11″ 160 SO
15 Terren Frank F 6′-8″ 240 SO
20 Max Adelman F 6′-5″ 205 SO
21 Liam Robbins C 7′-0″ 250 SR
22 Graham Calton G 6′-5″ 200 FR
23 Jamaine Mann G 6′-6″ 230 SO
33 Drew Weikert G 6′-0″ 170 SR
42 Quentin Millora-Brown F 6′-10″ 235 SR

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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 48 Kentucky 92
1/4/2022 Kentucky 60 LSU 65
1/8/2022 Georgia 77 Kentucky 92
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

Vanderbilt Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/10/2021 Alabama State 72 Vanderbilt 91
11/14/2021 Texas State 60 Vanderbilt 79
11/17/2021 VCU 48 Vanderbilt 37
11/20/2021 Winthrop 63 Vanderbilt 77
11/24/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Pittsburgh 52
11/29/2021 Miss Valley St 36 Vanderbilt 75
12/4/2021 Vanderbilt 72 SMU 84
12/7/2021 Temple 72 Vanderbilt 68
12/10/2021 Loyola Chicago 69 Vanderbilt 58
12/18/2021 Austin Peay 51 Vanderbilt 77
12/23/2021 Vanderbilt 68 Hawai’i 54
12/24/2021 Vanderbilt 69 BYU 67
12/25/2021 Vanderbilt Canc. Stanford Canc.
1/4/2022 Vanderbilt 75 Arkansas 74
1/8/2022 South Carolina 72 Vanderbilt 70
1/11/2022 Kentucky Vanderbilt
1/15/2022 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/18/2022 Tennessee Vanderbilt
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt Florida
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt South Carolina
1/29/2022 Georgia Vanderbilt
2/2/2022 Vanderbilt Kentucky
2/5/2022 LSU Vanderbilt
2/8/2022 Missouri Vanderbilt
2/12/2022 Vanderbilt Tennessee
2/16/2022 Vanderbilt Auburn
2/19/2022 Texas A&M Vanderbilt
2/22/2022 Alabama Vanderbilt
2/26/2022 Vanderbilt Mississippi State
3/1/2022 Florida Vanderbilt
3/5/2022 Vanderbilt Ole Miss

Injuries and Suspensions

Kentucky

[G] 01/08/2022 – Sahvir Wheeler is “?” (Neck)
[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely (Hamstring)

Vanderbilt

[C] 11/09/2021 – Liam Robbins is out indefinitely (Foot)
[G] 01/08/2022 – Gabe Dorsey is “?” (COVID-19)

Source: statfox.com

Kentucky-Vanderbilt Prediction

Kentucky 72, Vanderbilt 63


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

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