Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Skyhawks and Wildcats. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on SEC, and it’s hosted by the Wildcats at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 144.5 points, and the Wildcats are favored to win at home vs. the Skyhawks.
STONEHILL SKYHAWKS VS KENTUCKY WILDCATS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Stonehill Skyhawks +33
This game will be played at Rupp Arena at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE STONEHILL SKYHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 89-59 in favor of the Wildcats.
- Even though we have Kentucky winning straight-up, we like Stonehill at +33.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.
Can The Skyhawks Secure a Win at Lexington?
So far this season, Stonehill has played four games and has a record of 1-3. When playing on the road, they are 0-3, while they are 1-0 at home. So far this season, Stonehill has a 1-3 ATS record heading into today’s game. When playing away, Stonehill has not fared well vs. the spread, going 0-3. In their last ten road games, Stonehill is 3-7 vs. the spread.
Stonehill comes in with an over/under record of 2-2-0 through four games, with their games averaging a combined 141 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Skyhawks’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 60 points per game.
The Skyhawks’ offense wrapped up their last game with 56 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 56 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jackson Benigni who comes into today’s matchup averaging 9.8. Max Zegarowski also heads into the game with a PPG average of 9.5.
At this time, the Skyhawks’ defense is positioned 133rd in the country, permitting 85.0 points per game. So far, the Stonehill defense is giving up an average of 12.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 16 times per game (512nd).
Will Kentucky Find a Way to Win at Home?
Kentucky will be playing their fourth game of the season against Stonehill. They currently have a 2-1 record. In their previous ten home games, including those from last year, Kentucky has a 6-4 record. Kentucky’s record against the spread going into today’s game stands at 1-2. When factoring in the previous season, Kentucky has gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
After three games, Kentucky has an over/under record of 1-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 149 points per game so far. The Wildcats’ last five games have finished with a combined 77 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
The Kentucky offense is coming off a game where they scored 84 points against Kansas. They posted a field goal percentage of 32.9% and connected on 12 threes. Antonio Reeves led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Rob Dillingham contributed 18 points for the Wildcats.
So far this season, the Kentucky defense has been performing well, ranking 47th in the country at 65.3 points allowed per contest. So far, the Kentucky defense is giving up an average of 6.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 5.7 times per game (146th).