The Evansville Aces (1-0) will travel to Rupp Arena to clash with the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats (2-0). The Aces opened as 25.5-point underdogs. The game’s Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 138 points and it will air on SEC Network at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
Evansville Aces at Kentucky Wildcats Betting Odds
Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Wildcats easily got past the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 91-49, while the Aces were victorious over the Ball State Cardinals 79-75.
The Aces had a much better free throw rate (0.197 vs. 0.092) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.549 vs. 0.531). The Wildcats, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (36.4 vs. 8.7) and had a much better free throw rate (0.339 vs. 0.141). Nick Richards had a solid performance for Kentucky, contributing 21 points and 10 rebounds. DeAndre Williams played a key role for Evansville with 26 points and nine rebounds.
Kentucky should have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Wildcats rank 22nd in offensive efficiency, while the Aces rank 169th in defensive efficiency since the 2018-19 season. Moreover, second chance points figure to be rare for the Aces. They rank 350th in the country in offensive rebounding percentage at 19.3 percent, while the Wildcats have been 42nd-best on the defensive glass (defensive rebounding percentage of 75.2 percent).
Evansville at Kentucky Free Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Kentucky, ATS Winner – Evansville, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Kentucky ranks third in rebounds allowed per game (29.1) while Evansville ranks 293rd (38.1).
- The Wildcats rank 150th in assists per game (13.5) while the Aces rank 226th (12.3).
- The Aces rank 88th in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while the Wildcats rank 322nd (16.4).
- Kentucky ranks 20th in blocks per game (4.7) while Evansville ranks 198th (2.8).