Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 12-2 and a road record of 1-1. They are 5-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4. The Volunteers have an overall record of 8-6 and a home record of 8-0. They have an over/under record of 7-5 and they are 8-5 against the spread.
Jalen Jones comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. 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%.
Kevin Punter averages 23.1 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Armani Moore averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 3.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 54%.
Texas A&M averages 79.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 44th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 55th in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game which ranks them 61st and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 148th with 12.6 per game. The Aggies allow 64.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 36th and 57th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 77th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 140th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the Division 1.
Tennessee averages 79.6 points per game this year which ranks them 47th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 135th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 190th in the nation. They average 40.5 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 35th and 103rd respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 37th with 11 per game. The Volunteers allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 228th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 101st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 311th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 192nd place in the nation. The Volunteers force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 203rd in college basketball.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-3 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 5-4 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 8-5 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-5 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
01/08/16 G Danuel House Personal missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Tennessee
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/18/15 F Jabari McGhee Personal left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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