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Texas A&M Aggies at Kentucky Wildcats Betting Preview

At the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Tennessee, the SEC Tournament will continue Friday evening with the Texas A&M Aggies taking on the Kentucky Wildcats. The winner of this game will move to the semi finals on Saturday.

Texas A&M comes into the game with a 19-13 record overall, and they went 9-9 in league play. The Aggies finished in a tie with LSU for 7th in the SEC standings. On Thursday, the Aggies came away with a win over the Rebels of Ole Miss.

Kentucky is on a five game winning streak, and are 23-8 overall. The Wildcats tied with South Carolina, Auburn, Kentucky and Alabama at 13-5 in league play. The most recent win for Kentucky was on Saturday when they won by four on the road at Tennessee.

The Kentucky Wildcats are -3.5. The total for this game is 160.5.

Aggies Looking to Spring Upset

The Texas A&M Aggies led by four at halftime, and won the second half by five points to move on. The Aggies saw Solomon Washington have a solid game, with 13 points, and he ripped down 9 rebounds in the game. On the season, Washington is only scoring 6.7 points per game, and averaging just shy of 6 rebounds per game.

Wade Taylor and Tyrece Radford are the top two scorers for Texas A&M. Taylor is scoring 18 points per game, while Radford is at 15.5 per game. The Aggies are now 4-0 in March. They beat Georgia by 14, Mississippi State by 6, and then back-to-back wins over Ole Miss by 26 and 19.

The last loss for Texas A&M came on February 28th. That was their fifth straight loss, and it came to South Carolina. The Aggies beat Kentucky when they met up on January 13th. Texas A&M scored a season high 97 points in that game.

Wildcats Can’t be Stopped

The Kentucky Wildcats are absolutely on fire. The offense has been on point. Since the loss on February 21st at LSU, the Wildcats have yet to lose. In those five wins, the Wildcats scored 117, 91, 111, 93 and 85 points. On the season, Kentucky is now tied for second in College Basketball, with 89.5 points per game.

Antonio Reeves is the leading scorer for the Wildcats. He leads a group of five players for Coach Calipari scoring double digits per game. Reeves is at 20.2 points per game. Next for the Wildcats is Rob Dillingham, with 15 per game.

Kentucky’s breaking point came at the end of January and early February. The Wildcats lost three out of four games, with defeats to Florida, Tennessee and Gonzaga. The lone win during that time was over Vanderbilt. Since the loss to Gonzaga, Kentucky is 7-1.

Kentucky Wins Sixth Straight

Too much Kentucky in this one. The Wildcats are too good offensively for the Aggies to keep up with. Kentucky is playing their best basketball of the season, and we expect that to carry over in the SEC Tournament. The Wildcats are going to be an interesting team to bet on when it comes to the NCAA Tournament.

For now, we are taking the Kentucky Wildcats to move on. Our final bet for this game is the Kentucky Wildcats -3.5 over the Texas A&M Aggies.

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