SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: LSU at Kentucky

Kentucky-LSU basketball game preview

The LSU Tigers 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.

By 14Powers Hoops

Stats | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Team Statistical Comparison

LSU scores an average of 73.0 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 61.3 points per contest. Kentucky scores an average of 80.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 64.7 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
LSU 0.442 0.327 0.709 12.38 +3.73 11.27 4.50 12.50 15.00
Kentucky 0.485 0.354 0.730 13.15 +10.81 7.08 4.23 16.88 11.96
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
LSU 0.376 0.327 38.46 34.73 0.34 +11.73 6.65 73.0 61.3
Kentucky 0.405 0.354 41.12 30.31 0.38 +15.92 6.50 80.6 64.7

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.

Stats | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
5. Eason, Tari LSU 25 149 20 101 419 16.76
6. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 26 170 0 82 422 16.23
13. Days, Darius LSU 25 121 51 35 328 13.12
19. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 25 127 28 29 311 12.44

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
2. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 26 170 289 0.588
4. Eason, Tari LSU 25 149 280 0.532
6. Washington Jr., TyTy UK 25 127 266 0.477

3-point made per game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
3. Grady, Kellan UK 26 75 2.88
9. Days, Darius LSU 25 51 2.04

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
11. Gaines, Eric LSU 26 81 105 0.77
12. Eason, Tari LSU 25 101 132 0.77

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total Avg. Per Game
1. Tshiebwe, Oscar UK 26 137 260 397 15.27
6. Days, Darius LSU 25 49 149 198 7.92
8. Eason, Tari LSU 25 61 114 175 7.00
17. Millora-Brown, Quentin Brown, 25 59 83 142 5.68
19. James, Josiah-Jordan Jordan 22 29 94 123 5.59

Stats | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

LSU vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 91-27

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

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

Stats | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

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 60 LSU 65
1/8/2022 Tennessee 67 LSU 79
1/12/2022 LSU 64 Florida 58
1/15/2022 Arkansas 65 LSU 58
1/19/2022 LSU 67 Alabama 70
1/22/2022 LSU 50 Tennessee 64
1/26/2022 Texas A&M 64 LSU 70
1/29/2022 LSU 68 TCU 77
2/1/2022 Ole Miss 76 LSU 72
2/5/2022 LSU 66 Vanderbilt 75
2/8/2022 LSU 76 Texas A&M 68
2/12/2022 Mississippi State 65 LSU 69
2/16/2022 Georgia 65 LSU 84
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

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 70 Kentucky 77
2/5/2022 Kentucky 66 Alabama 55
2/8/2022 Kentucky 86 South Carolina 76
2/12/2022 Florida 57 Kentucky 78
2/15/2022 Kentucky 63 Tennessee 76
2/19/2022 Alabama 81 Kentucky 90
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Kentucky Arkansas
3/1/2022 Ole Miss Kentucky
3/5/2022 Kentucky Florida

Injuries and Suspensions

LSU

[G] 10/20/2021 – Adam Miller is out indefinitely (Knee)

Kentucky

[G] 11/13/2021 – CJ Fredrick is out indefinitely (Hamstring)
[G] 02/07/2022 – Shaedon Sharpe is out for season (None)
[G] 02/19/2022 – Tyty Washington Jr. is “?” (Ankle)
[G] 02/19/2022 – Sahvir Wheeler is “?” (Upper Body)

Source: statfox.com

LSU-Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 82, LSU 71


Wednesday‘s game tips off at 9:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN/2.

Stats | Injuries | Players | Team Schedules | Prediction | Time/TV

About 14Powers.com 694 Articles
14Powers.com: Serving SEC Football, Basketball and Baseball fans since 2016.