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Kentucky-Alabama basketball statistical comparisons

Alabama guard Retin Obasohan (32) gets inside during an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Alabama guard Retin Obasohan (32) gets inside during an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Associated Press

With Kentucky playing host to Alabama on Tuesday, here’s a look at how the stats compare between the two teams:

Kentucky-Alabama statistical comparisons

Category

UK

BAMA

AP ranking

16

NR

Coaches poll

14

NR

RPI

12

41

Pomeroy ranking

9

71

Pomeroy offense

7

158

Pomeroy defense

47

28

Sagarin ranking

12

73

Sagarin strength of schedule

38

16

Field goal percentage

47.4

42.8

Opponents FG percentage

39.3

40.1

Three-point percentage

35.7

33.3

Opponents 3P percentage

33.0

32.2

Threes attempted per game

18.9

23.2

Free throw percentage

67.7

65.1

FT attempts per game

22.5

21.6

Rebound margin per game

5.5

-2.1

Off rebound percentage

38.0

28.8

Opponent off reb percentage

31.6

33.3

Assists per game

14.0

10.8

Turnovers per game

11.8

12.9

Turnover percentage

17.0

20.6

Opponents turnover percentage

18.5

18.5

Blocked shots per game

5.7

5.1

Steals per game

5.9

5.9

Points per game

78.8

67.6

Opponents points per game

67.5

67.1

Points per possession

1.139

1.001

Opp points per possession

0.971

0.997

Possessions per game

69.2

67.5

Projected score

73

67

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