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Kentucky Wildcats at Auburn Tigers Betting Preview

It’s a battle of SEC powers on Saturday, as the Kentucky Wildcats will take on the Auburn Tigers.

For the Kentucky Wildcats, they come into the game with a 17-7 record. The Wildcats are 7-4 in SEC action, which is tied with Florida for fifth in the league. The Wildcats come into the game ranked 22nd in the country. Kentucky is coming off a home win on Tuesday over Ole Miss.

For the Auburn Tigers, they are 20-5 on the season and 9-3 in conference play. The Tigers are just a 1⁄2 game behind Alabama at the top of the conference. Auburn is tied with South Carolina. The Tigers just finished up a 40-point win at home over the Gamecocks on Wednesday. Auburn has won 7 out of their last 10 games.

The Auburn Tigers come into this game as the favorite. Auburn is listed at -5.5 over Kentucky on Saturday.

CATS Looking to Speed it Up

John Calipari and his Kentucky Wildcats are hoping to use the final few weeks of the regular season to get back on track. They need it after a February that has seen them go 2-2. They lost at home to Tennessee, and also to Gonzaga. The two wins this month were at Vanderbilt, and at home to Georgia.

The Wildcats are scoring 88.9 points per game. That is the third best in all of College Basketball. But, the defense has been horrendous for Kentucky. The Wildcats are allowing teams to score 95 points per game over their last three losses.

Antonio Reeves is one of the elite scorers in College Basketball. Reeves is scoring just shy of 20 points per game for the Wildcats. He is just ahead of Rob Dillingham, who is adding 14.8 per game. The Wildcats go to LSU next, before hosting Alabama next Saturday. Kentucky finishes the month on the road at Mississippi State.

Tigers Sending Messages

Bruce Pearl and his Auburn Tigers sent a message with their win on Wednesday. The Tigers scored 101 points in the win over South Carolina. In each of their last three wins, the Tigers scored 91 points or more. On the season, Auburn is scoring 83.1 points per game.

Johni Broome is the top scorer for the Tigers. Broome is scoring 16.2 points per game. Jaylin Williams is next for Auburn with 13.4. Those are the only two Tigers in double digits for such an explosive offensive team.

Auburn will finish the month on the road at Georgia, before hosting Tennessee on the 28th. In March, the Tigers will host Mississippi State, and then play at Missouri. Their final game of the regular season is at home against the Georgia Bulldogs.

Tigers Top Wildcats

Man, this is going to be a great college basketball game. Two conference rivals, and they both can get the basketball up and down the floor. One plays better defense than the other.

That is why we are going to go with the Auburn Tigers to win this game. When betting on this game,  take the Auburn Tigers -5.5. We have a final score prediction of Auburn 92-84 over Kentucky on Saturday!

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