Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 18-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 8-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-10. The Commodores have an overall record of 12-9 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 7-11 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Jalen Jones comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Danuel House averages 15.9 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Wade Baldwin averages 14.3 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Damian Jones averages 13.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Texas A&M averages 77.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 68th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 71st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 100th in the country. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 18.4 assists per game which ranks them 50th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 128th with 12.3 per game. The Aggies allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 115th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 170th place in the country. They force 15.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 16th in the Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 76 points per game this year which ranks them 93rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 15th in the nation. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 78th and 100th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 125th with 12.3 per game. The Commodores allow 66.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 46th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 246th and they give up 9.1 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the nation. The Commodores force 10.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 317th in college basketball.
The Aggies average 71.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 69.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 6.7 per contest. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 111 and they assist on 68.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Texas A&M turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.1%. The Aggies give up 67.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 80 ppg at home and they have averaged 58.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -10.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.7 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 107.9 and 56.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.6%. The Commodores give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 8-6 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 6-10 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 9-10 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-11 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
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
02/03/16 G Wade Baldwin IV Quad injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Texas A&M
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