Kentucky (24-10) is scheduled to matchup against Davidson (21-11) this Thursday, March 15th. Tip-off is at 7:10pm ET and the game will be playing live on CBS, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). The opening line favors Kentucky to win at -5.5, 78% have picked Kentucky to cover the spread. The over/under betting line for total number of points scored is 143. For moneyline bets, the line is Kentucky: -255, Davidson: 205 and 73.9% have picked Kentucky to win the game.
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Kentucky Game Summary
Kentucky won their last game against Tennessee, 77-72 on Sunday, March 11th. Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led his team to a win with a team-high 29 points. He went 10 for 16 from the field, shooting 62.5%. In 37 minutes, Shai collected 29 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 threes with 3 turnovers. Although Tennessee was defeated, Admiral Schofield fought to keep his team in the game with 22 points, shooting 46.7% from the field (making 7 of 15 attempts). In 31 minutes, he added 22 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and 4 threes with 4 turnovers.
Davidson Game Summary
Davidson won their last game against Rhode Island, 58-57 on Sunday, March 11th. Davidson's Kellan Grady led his team to a win with a team-high 17 points. He went 6 for 13 from the field, shooting 46.2%. In 40 minutes, Kellan collected 17 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 threes with 1 turnover. Although Rhode Island was defeated, E.C. Matthews fought to keep his team in the game with 20 points, shooting 43.8% from the field (making 7 of 16 attempts). In 35 minutes, he added 20 points, 8 rebounds, 1 block and 4 threes with 2 turnovers.
Davidson will be a trendy upset pick in this matchup considering their history in the tournament, but Kentucky is a much better team. There's no question Davidson can win this game, but they'll struggle to match the physicality and athleticism Kentucky brings to the game. I like Big Blue Nation in a good first-round matchup.
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