Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Humphrey Coliseum to play the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 5-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 7-5 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 7-2 against the spread.
Jalen Jones comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 25.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 6.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Danuel House averages 15 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Gavin Ware averages 17.7 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 7.8 rebounds per game and has 0.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 70% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Malik Newman averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Texas A&M averages 80.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 40th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 50th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 19.3 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 155th with 12.8 per game. The Aggies allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 75th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 148th place in the country. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the Division 1.
Mississippi State averages 78.4 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 33rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 286th in the nation. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 240th and 93rd respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 88th with 12 per game. The Bulldogs allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 195th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 217th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 141st and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 60th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 235th in college basketball.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-2 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-3 against the over/under
Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 7-2 against the spread
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 6-3 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
Mississippi State Bulldogs Injuries
11/27/15 F Joe Strugg Shin out indefinitely
11/18/15 F Demetrius Houston Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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