SEC Showdown: Texas A+M Aggies at Kentucky Wildcats

In SEC Basketball action on Tuesday – the Aggies of Texas A+M will take on the Kentucky Wildcats. This game will take place in Lexington Kentucky, at Rupp Arena. The Aggies of Texas A+M have fallen from the Top 25 with three straight losses. Texas A+M is the only team in the SEC without a conference win through the first three games of hte season. The Aggies are coming off a 1 point loss to LSU.

The Kentucky Wildcats come into the game with a 12-3 record overal and 2-1 in SEC play. The Wildcats are currently ranked 21st in the latest Associated Press Top 26 poll. The Wildcats are also coming off a loss, on the road at the Tennessee Volunteers. The Kentucky Wildcats are -4.5 over the Texas A+M Aggies in this game on Tuesday.

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John Calipari will have his team ready to go in this game. Calipari was honest after the loss to Tennessee saying his team was not very tough. The Wildcats have three losses on the season, to Kansas, UCLA and Tennessee. The Wildcats have games against Vanderbilt and South Carolina next on the road. Those two teams are combined 16-14, so they are looking to get hot.

The Wildcats are scoring 78.9 points per game, and allowing teams to score shy of 70 per game. The top scorer for the Wildcats this season has been Kevin Knox. Knox is scoring nearly 15 points per game, playing in 32 minutes per game. The Wildcats second scorer is Hamiduo Diallo with 13.7 per game.

Aggies Desperate in Lexington

The Texas A+M Aggies need a win, and they need it badly. The Aggies were the talk of College Basketball after beating West Virginia in their opener, and rolling off 7 straight wins. They lost to Arizona, but then won four more in a row, and started the SEC as a Top 10 team. Losses at Alabama and home games to Florida and LSU derailed that talk.

The Aggies need offense, as they have yet to top the 70 mark in a conference game. On the season, Texas A+M is scoring 78 points per game, while allowing opponents to score 66.9. The Aggies are one of the best rebounding teams in America, as they are grabbing more than 44 per game. The top scorer for Texas A+M has been DJ Hogg. Hogg is scoring 14.4 points per game.

Kentucky Wins at Home

The Kentucky Wildcats should have no problems winning this game. The Wildcats are -4.5 in this game, and they could win it by double digits. The Aggies are in big time trouble as they drop their fourth straight SEC game. They will need to find the win column soon, or be in jeopardy of not making the postseason. When you are betting this game on Tuesday – take the Kentucky Wildcats -4.5 over the Texas A+M Aggies.

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