SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Georgia at Kentucky

Georgia-Kentucky

The Georgia Bulldogs battle the Kentucky Wildcats on Tuesday in Lexington in a pivotal 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.

John H. Sanford, 14Powers SEC Basketball

Venue

Kentucky

Arena Name: Rupp Arena

Capacity: 23,000

Year Opened: 1976

Rupp Arena

Game Date/Time

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 9:00 PM ET

Team Statistical Comparison

Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Georgia
71.6
64.0
7.6
78.6
43.8
73.2
34.3
15.2
7.0
20.8
20.4
41.0
28.4
14.4
6.1
12.0
26.4
38.4
0.9
12.8
0.500
Kentucky
71.0
64.2
6.8
75.00
42.7
73.8
34.3
15.7
7.1
21.2
20.6
40.8
28.4
14.8
6.1
12.12
26.94
39.06
0.85
12.44
0.489

Players and Stats

Georgia

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Terry Roberts 0 SR G 6-3 180 15.7 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 4.1 Ast
Kario Oquendo 3 JR G 6-4 210 13.0 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Braelen Bridges 23 SR F 6-10 235 7.8 Pts, 4.7 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Justin Hill 11 JR G 6-0 185 7.2 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 2.5 Ast
Jabri Abdur-Rahim 1 JR G 6-7 214 6.5 Pts, 2.8 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe 12 JR F 6-7 215 6.8 Pts, 5.6 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Mardrez McBride 13 SR G 6-2 178 4.8 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 1.2 Ast
KyeRon Lindsay 2 FR F 6-7 215 6.2 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Jusaun Holt 4 SO G 6-6 190 3.7 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.7 Ast
Frank Anselem 5 JR C 6-10 210 2.9 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Jailyn Ingram 15 SR F 6-7 215 4.4 Pts, 1.9 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Jaxon Etter 10 SR G 6-4 200 3.1 Pts, 1.1 Reb, 0.8 Ast
Brandon Klatsky 22 FR G 6-2
Jaden Newell 24 FR F 6-8

Kentucky

Player # Class Pos Height Weight Summary
Oscar Tshiebwe 34 SR F 6-9 260 16.0 Pts, 13.1 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Antonio Reeves 12 SR G 6-4 185 11.8 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Cason Wallace 22 FR G 6-4 193 11.6 Pts, 3.5 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Jacob Toppin 0 SR F 6-9 194 10.9 Pts, 6.1 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Sahvir Wheeler 2 SR G 5-10 180 9.5 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 6.3 Ast
CJ Fredrick 1 SR G 6-3 195 7.8 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Chris Livingston 24 FR F 6-6 220 5.4 Pts, 2.9 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Lance Ware 55 JR F 6-9 223 3.4 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Ugonna Onyenso 33 FR F 6-11 225 3.2 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Daimion Collins 4 SO F 6-9 202 1.9 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Adou Thiero 3 FR G 6-6 200 2.9 Pts, 2.7 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Brennan Canada 14 SR F 6-6 198 1.0 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Walker Horn 21 FR G 6-1 200 0.0 Pts, 0.3 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Kareem Watkins 25 JR G 5-8 145 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Grant Darbyshire 13 FR G 6-2

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Georgia Kentucky
ESPN BPI 85 20
Sagarin 79 32
Massey Composite 77 47

Georgia vs. Kentucky Basketball Series History

Kentucky leads 129-27

Georgia Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Terry Roberts G 6′-3″ 180 SR North Amityville, NY
1 Jabri Abdur-Rahim G 6′-8″ 210 JR South Orange, NJ
2 KyeRon Lindsay F 6′-7″ 215 FR Denton, TX
3 Kario Oquendo G 6′-4″ 220 JR Titusville, FL
4 Jusaun Holt G 6′-7″ 190 SO Tacoma, WA
5 Frank Anselem C 6′-10″ 215 JR
10 Jaxon Etter G 6′-4″ 205 SR Woodstock, GA
11 Justin Hill G 6′-0″ 185 JR Houston, TX
12 Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe F 6′-8″ 215 JR Toronto, ON
13 Mardrez McBride G 6′-2″ 180 SR Augusta, GA
15 Jailyn Ingram F 6′-7″ 225 SR Madison, GA
22 Brandon Klatsky G 6′-2″ 165 FR Colts Neck, NJ
23 Braelen Bridges C 6′-11″ 245 SR Atlanta, GA
24 Jaden Newell F 6′-8″ 220 FR Destin, FL

Kentucky Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Jacob Toppin F 6′-9″ 205 SR Brooklyn, NY
1 CJ Fredrick G 6′-3″ 185 SR Cincinnati, OH
2 Sahvir Wheeler G 5′-9″ 180 SR Houston, TX
3 Adou Thiero G 6′-6″ 200 FR Leetsdale, PA
4 Daimion Collins F 6′-9″ 210 SO Atlanta, TX
12 Antonio Reeves G 6′-5″ 205 SR Chicago, IL
13 Grant Darbyshire G 6′-2″ 190 FR Cincinnati, OH
14 Brennan Canada G 6′-6″ 205 SR Mount Sterling, KY
21 Walker Horn G 6′-4″ 200 FR Austin, TX
22 Cason Wallace G 6′-4″ 193 FR Dallas, TX
24 Chris Livingston F 6′-6″ 220 FR Akron, OH
25 Kareem Watkins G 5′-8″ 175 JR Camden, NJ
33 Ugonna Onyenso F 6′-11″ 225 FR
34 Oscar Tshiebwe F 6′-9″ 260 SR
55 Lance Ware F 6′-9″ 235 JR Camden, NJ

Georgia Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 W Carolina 55 Georgia 68
11/11/2022 Georgia 71 Wake Forest 81
11/14/2022 Miami OH 70 Georgia 77
11/18/2022 Bucknell 61 Georgia 65
11/21/2022 Georgia 66 Saint Joseph’s 53
11/22/2022 Georgia 73 UAB 87
11/27/2022 ETSU 47 Georgia 62
11/30/2022 Hampton 54 Georgia 73
12/2/2022 FAMU 46 Georgia 68
12/6/2022 Georgia 77 Georgia Tech 79
12/18/2022 Notre Dame 62 Georgia 77
12/21/2022 Chattanooga 65 Georgia 72
12/28/2022 Rider 72 Georgia 78
1/4/2023 Auburn 64 Georgia 76
1/7/2023 Georgia 75 Florida 82
1/11/2023 Mississippi State 50 Georgia 58
1/14/2023 Georgia 62 Ole Miss 58
1/17/2023 Georgia Kentucky
1/21/2023 Vanderbilt Georgia
1/25/2023 Georgia Tennessee
1/28/2023 South Carolina Georgia
2/1/2023 Georgia Auburn
2/4/2023 Georgia Texas A&M
2/7/2023 Ole Miss Georgia
2/11/2023 Kentucky Georgia
2/14/2023 LSU Georgia
2/18/2023 Georgia Alabama
2/21/2023 Georgia Arkansas
2/25/2023 Missouri Georgia
2/28/2023 Florida Georgia
3/4/2023 Georgia South Carolina
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Kentucky Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 Howard 63 Kentucky 95
11/11/2022 Duquesne 52 Kentucky 77
11/15/2022 Kentucky 77 Michigan State 86
11/17/2022 SC State 63 Kentucky 106
11/20/2022 Kentucky 72 Gonzaga 88
11/23/2022 North Florida 56 Kentucky 96
11/29/2022 Bellarmine 41 Kentucky 60
12/4/2022 Michigan 69 Kentucky 73
12/10/2022 Yale 59 Kentucky 69
12/17/2022 UCLA 63 Kentucky 53
12/21/2022 FAMU 68 Kentucky 88
12/28/2022 Kentucky 75 Missouri 89
12/31/2022 Louisville 63 Kentucky 86
1/3/2023 LSU 71 Kentucky 74
1/7/2023 Kentucky 52 Alabama 78
1/10/2023 South Carolina 71 Kentucky 68
1/14/2023 Kentucky 63 Tennessee 56
1/17/2023 Georgia Kentucky
1/21/2023 Texas A&M Kentucky
1/24/2023 Kentucky Vanderbilt
1/28/2023 Kansas Kentucky
1/31/2023 Kentucky Ole Miss
2/4/2023 Florida Kentucky
2/7/2023 Arkansas Kentucky
2/11/2023 Kentucky Georgia
2/15/2023 Kentucky Mississippi State
2/18/2023 Tennessee Kentucky
2/22/2023 Kentucky Florida
2/25/2023 Auburn Kentucky
3/1/2023 Vanderbilt Kentucky
3/4/2023 Kentucky Arkansas
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Georgia

None reported

Kentucky

[G] Sahvir Wheeler (Shoulder) – Questionable
[F] Daimion Collins (Foot) – Questionable
[G] Grant Darbyshire (Lower Body) – Out

Source: statfox.com

Georgia-Kentucky Prediction

Kentucky 76, Georgia 71

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Tuesday‘s game tips off at 9:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN.

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