SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Kentucky

Kentucky-Vanderbilt basketball game preview

The Vanderbilt Commodores visit the Kentucky Wildcats on Wednesday 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

Vanderbilt scores an average of 67.7 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 64.1 points per contest. Kentucky scores an average of 82.3 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 64.3 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Vanderbilt 0.407 0.309 0.695 10.53 -1.21 7.68 3.11 10.89 13.05
Kentucky 0.497 0.349 0.732 13.40 +12.80 6.95 4.90 16.90 12.10
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Vanderbilt 0.413 0.300 34.53 35.74 0.293 +3.63 7.95 67.7 64.1
Kentucky 0.407 0.301 41.65 28.85 0.392 +18.00 6.5 82.3 64.3

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3PT%– 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 3PT%– 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.
3ptMPG– Three point shots made per game.
TM PPG– Team’s 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.
2. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 19 110 33 96 349 18.4
5. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 20 131 0 64 326 16.3
11. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 19 106 23 24 259 13.6

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 20 131 213 0.615
4. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 19 106 210 0.505
8. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 19 110 262 0.420

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
3. Grady, Kellan UK 20 57 2.85
11. Stute, Myles Vandy 19 36 1.89
15. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 19 33 1.74

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
5. Wright, Jordan Vandy 19 50 59 0.847
15. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 20 64 88 0.727
15. Pippen Jr., Scotty Vandy 19 96 132 0.727

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 20 105 198 303 15.15
13. Millora-Brown, Quentin Vandy 19 47 64 111 5.84
13. Wright, Jordan Vandy 19 30 81 111 5.84

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Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 152-45

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

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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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 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/15/2022 Vanderbilt 73 Georgia 66
1/18/2022 Tennessee 68 Vanderbilt 60
1/22/2022 Vanderbilt 42 Florida 61
1/26/2022 Vanderbilt 61 South Carolina 70
1/29/2022 Georgia 77 Vanderbilt 85
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

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 78 Vanderbilt 66
1/15/2022 Tennessee 79 Kentucky 107
1/19/2022 Kentucky 64 Texas A&M 58
1/22/2022 Kentucky 71 Auburn 80
1/25/2022 Mississippi State 74 Kentucky 82
1/29/2022 Kentucky 80 Kansas 62
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

Vanderbilt

[C] 11/09/2021 – Liam Robbins is out indefinitely (Foot)

Kentucky

[F] 01/29/2022 – Daimion Collins is “?” (Undisclosed )
[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely (Hamstring)

Source: statfox.com

Vanderbilt-Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 83, Vanderbilt 73


Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 PM ET. TV: SEC Network.

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