Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to Reed Arena to play the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas A&M as 5 point favorites.
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The Crimson Tide come into this game with an overall record of 16-11 and a road record of 5-4. They are 11-14 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-14. The Aggies have an overall record of 14-13 and a home record of 10-4. They have an over/under record of 12-11 and they are 10-14 against the spread.
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Braxton Key comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Crimson Tide. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 62%. Dazon Ingram averages 10.3 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Alabama. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Tyler Davis averages 14.4 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per contest this year for the Aggies. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Admon Gilder averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Alabama averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 249th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 271st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 318th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 296th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 255th with 14 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 65.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 39th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 40th and 146th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 89th and they give up 9.9 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in Division 1.
Texas A&M averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 187th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 51st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 233rd in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 43rd and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Aggies rank 284th with 14.4 per game. The Aggies allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 229th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 244th place in the nation. The Aggies force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 270th in college basketball.
The Crimson Tide average 67.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -0.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 100.5 and they assist on 47.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Alabama turns the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.7%. The Crimson Tide give up 67.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Aggies score 73.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.4 points per game. The Aggies have a rating on offense of 107.1 and 60.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Texas A&M turns it over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38%. The Aggies give up 63.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-14 against the spread
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 11-14 against the over/under
Texas A&M Aggies Betting Trends
The Texas A&M Aggies are 10-14 against the spread
The Texas A&M Aggies are 12-11 against the over/under
Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
12/17/16 G Nick King Lung out for season
02/18/17 G Brandon Austin Back out for season
02/18/17 F Shannon Hale Suspension out indefinitely
Texas A&M Aggies Injuries
02/16/17 F DJ Hogg Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Texas A&M -5
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