Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Missouri Tigers travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 18 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 8-10 and a road record of 0-4. They are 8-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-6. The Aggies have an overall record of 16-2 and a home record of 11-0. They have an over/under record of 6-7 and they are 7-4 against the spread.
Kevin Puryear comes into this contest averaging 11.5 points per game while playing 24.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Wes Clark averages 10.3 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for Missouri. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Jalen Jones averages 17.4 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Danuel House averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.1 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Missouri averages 68.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 250th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 196th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 258th in the country. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 237th and 256th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 115th with 12.2 per game. The Tigers allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 113th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 83rd and 158th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 137th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 234th in the Division 1.
Texas A&M averages 79 points per game this year which ranks them 51st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 14.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 40th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 62nd in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per contest which ranks them 63rd and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 141st with 12.4 per game. The Aggies allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 79th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 161st place in the nation. The Aggies force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 12th in college basketball.
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 8-6 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 9-6 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 7-4 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-7 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
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
01/19/16 C Tonny Trocha-Morelos Suspension out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Missouri
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