Thursday, March 24, 2016
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The Texas A&M Aggies travel to Honda Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 145.
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The Aggies come into this game with an overall record of 24-7 and a road record of 5-5. They are 15-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-16. The Sooners have an overall record of 24-6 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 13-15 and they are 12-20 against the spread.
Danuel House comes into this contest averaging 15.7 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Aggies. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Jalen Jones averages 15.4 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game for Texas A&M. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Buddy Hield averages 25.4 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Isaiah Cousins averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Texas A&M averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 70th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 93rd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 174th in the country. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game which ranks them 35th and 14th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 114th with 12.1 per game. The Aggies allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 83rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 124th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 163rd place in the country. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 41st in the Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 80.6 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 60th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 2nd in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 57th and 88th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 196th with 12.8 per game. The Sooners allow 70.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 139th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 136th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 205th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the nation. The Sooners force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 156th in college basketball.
The Aggies average 74 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 87 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 8.7 per contest. The Aggies have an offensive rating of 110.3 and they assist on 61.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.7 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 37% of their shots. Texas A&M turns the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.6%. The Aggies give up 68.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 83.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 5.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.3 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 111.7 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Sooners give up 66.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 15-13 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-16 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-20 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-15 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
11/17/15 G Alex Robinson Personal left the team
03/13/16 F Elijah Thomas Personal left the team
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Texas A&M
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