Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The Baylor Bears travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 8-1 and a road record of 0-1. They are 0-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2. The Aggies have an overall record of 8-2 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 3-2 and they are 2-2 against the spread.
Rico Gathers comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 25.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 11.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Taurean Prince averages 15.3 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Danuel House averages 15.2 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 65%. Jalen Jones averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.5 rebounds per contest and 0.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Baylor averages 82.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 39th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 20.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 97th in the country. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per game which ranks them 22nd and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 101st with 12.1 per game. The Bears allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 19th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 33rd and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 291st place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 69th in the Division 1.
Texas A&M averages 79.4 points per game this year which ranks them 63rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 35th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 48th in the nation. They average 38.2 rebounds per game and 18.7 assists per contest which ranks them 117th and 16th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 214th with 13.7 per game. The Aggies allow 64.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 41st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 52nd and 70th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 54th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 107th place in the nation. The Aggies force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in college basketball.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 0-3 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 1-2 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 2-2 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 3-2 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
12/15/15 F Elijah Thomas Personal left the team
11/17/15 G Alex Robinson Personal left the team
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