Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 22-7 and a road record of 4-5. They are 11-11 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-15. The Tigers have an overall record of 11-17 and a home record of 8-6. They have an over/under record of 12-15 and they are 12-15 against the spread.
Jalen Jones comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Danuel House averages 15.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Kareem Canty averages 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 5.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Texas A&M averages 76 points per contest this season which ranks them 96th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 82nd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 122nd in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per game which ranks them 76th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 112th with 12 per game. The Aggies allow 65.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 122nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 33rd in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 71.6 points per game this year which ranks them 192nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -5.7 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 319th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 166th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per contest which ranks them 111th and 276th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 290th with 13.9 per game. The Tigers allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 287th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 194th and 163rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.7 rebounds a game which ranks 336th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 229th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 147th in college basketball.
The Aggies average 70.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.3 per contest. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 110.4 and they assist on 65.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Texas A&M turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.7%. The Aggies give up 68.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 77.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 1.1 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 98 and 49.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.2%. The Tigers give up 76.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 11-11 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 9-15 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 12-15 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 12-15 against the over/under
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
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/12/16 G Kareem Canty Personal out for season
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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