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Here is the prediction thread for Thursday's game at Georgia.
Use the links to view the Prediction Summary Table.
This post was edited by sleepydog 13 months ago
UK 65 UGA 58
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UK by 9
Uk is RPI 51, Georgia is 125. Loks like a good game on paper, but UK cleans their clock. final score closer than the actual play.
This post was edited by BIRDSEAT 13 months ago
A simple question: is your butt jealous of the amount crap coming from your mouth?
UK 65 UGa 58. Cats need this one and do what it takes.
UGA 74 UK 80
old jim, your prediction was already taken by bluefugate. Make another entry prior to tip off
For what its worth, Vegas opened this morning, UK by 3
UK scored its 26 points on 29 possessions for the half, and GEORGIA scored its 31 points on 30 possessions. Kentucky won the battle of the boards in the first half 21-17, and Kentucky owned the offensive glass, by a 8-3 margin. Georgia converted its 3 second chance possessions into 0 second chance points, and Kentucky used its 8 second chances for 3 points. GEORGIA had an offensive efficiency of 1.033 ppp on its 30 first chance possessions and 0.000 ppp for its 3 second chance possession. UK had 0.793 ppp on its 29 first chance possessions and 0.375 ppp on its 8 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed a strong 36.4% of its misses as offensive rebounds while GEORGIA was able to convert 18.8% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
UK hit poorly from the free throw line in this half, making 3 of 10 attempts (30.0%). GEORGIA finished 6-10 [60.0%] from the free throw line. The Cats hit 11 of 29 (37.9%) shots in the first half including 1-9 (11.1%) from long range. For GEORGIA, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a weak 5-14 [35.7%] and from long range, GEORGIA hit 5-9 [55.6%].
The Cats committed 3 turnovers, one for every 9.7 possessions. The Cats forced 6 GEORGIA turnovers, one for every 5.0 possessions.
The the links below to see the results after the game. During the second half the table will show projected results based on projected final scores.
UK scored its 62 points in 64 possessions [0.97 ppp] for the game, and GEORGIA scored its 72 points on 64 possessions [1.12 ppp].
Kentucky won the boards, with a rebounding edge 42-40, and Kentucky won the battle of the offensive glass 17-13. GEORGIA converted its 13 second chance possessions into 3 second chance points while Kentucky converted their 17 second chance possessions to score 11 second chance points. GEORGIA had an offensive efficiency of 1.078 ppp on its 64 first chance possessions and 0.231 ppp for its 13 second chance possessions. UK had 0.797 ppp on its 64 first chance possessions and 0.647 ppp on its 17 second chance possessions. With respect to the offensive rebounding, UK grabbed 38.6% of its misses as offensive rebounds while GEORGIA was able to convert 34.2% of its misses into bonus possessions with offensive rebounds.
Kentucky shot poorly from the free throw line in this game, making 10-18 [55.6%] and missing the front end of several bonus opportunities. GEORGIA made 27-34 [79.4%] for the game. Field goal shooting for UK was 23-62 overall [37.1%] and 6-26 from long range [23.1%]. For GEORGIA, their field goal shooting from inside the arc was a low 12-37 32.4%] and from long range, GEORGIA hit 7-15 [46.7%].
The Cats who committed 10 turnovers, one for every 6.4 possessions. The Cats forced 10 GEORGIA turnovers, one for every 6.4 possessions.
Prior to the game, the NGE analysis predicted a 3 point Kentucky win, 67-64 at a pace of 67 possessions for UK and 66 possessions for GEORGIA. The final score was 62 (67) to 72 (64) at a pace of 64 possessions for the Cats and 64 possessions for GEORGIA. The UK offensive efficiency for the game was 0.969 ppp (1.000 ppp) and the UK defensive efficiency was 1.125 ppp (0.970 ppp).
Next Game On Schedule: Saturday, March 9, 2013 when the Cats back to Rupp for the final game of the regular season against the Championship Florida Gators..
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